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Eric Jillard
General Manager, Marketing Services
Mercedes-Benz USA

As General Manager, Marketing Services for Mercedes-Benz USA, Eric Jillard is the Senior Manager in charge of marketing communications for Mercedes-Benz and smart car in the United States. He leads advertising, media buying and planning, digital- and relationship marketing, social media, as well as marketing optimization and the in-house agency.

Prior to joining MBUSA in 2008, Eric was vice president of strategic services at Proxicom, Inc., (acquired by iCrossing, Inc. in 2007).  At Proxicom, Jillard worked across multiple industries to develop and execute digital marketing programs and platforms.

Previously, he headed internet development and interactive marketing functions at Mercedes-Benz Credit Corp and the Hertz Corporation, where he worked on development of the company's first websites and online advertising.

Eric earned a Master of International Management degree from the Thunderbird School of Global Management in Glendale, AZ.  He also holds a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration from the University of Delaware, Newark, DE.  He lives in Maplewood, NJ with his wife Meaghan.