“Harriet Mouchly-Weiss, founder and managing partner of Strategy XXI, has won industry-wide recognition for her work in the communications field.” [READ MORE]
Harriet Mouchly-Weiss, founder and managing partner of Strategy XXI, has won industry-wide recognition for her work in the communications field. Over the years she has earned a reputation as a bold thinker, astute strategist, and firm believer in communications programs that incorporate a component of social responsibility.
Her experience includes development of corporate planning and marketing strategies, as well as issues management for leading multinational companies.
She specializes in bringing together the corporate world, government, international organizations and activists on such issues as obesity, marketing to children, vaccine distribution, micronutrients and healthy lifestyles. She has advised the World Health Organization on communications aspects of its campaigns to counter childhood obesity and to promote healthy environments for children.
Her work with the US Toy Industry Association and the International Council of Toy Industries has involved her in providing advice to the full toy supply chain, from factories in China to major toy brands and retailers worldwide. She has helped to develop the toy industry’s Code of Business Practices and their social compliance monitoring system, known as the ICTI CARE Process, that is recognized by governments, NGOs and major retailers as a standard for all industries. In addition, she serves on the International Chamber of Commerce’s Marketing and Communications Committee working on industry codes, including marketing to children.
In the corporate world, some of her principal clients include Nestlé, Wyeth, Hasbro, MasterCard International, Wal-Mart, PepsiCo International, McDonald’s and Danone.
Harriet Mouchly-Weiss is a former Vice Chairman and Senior Partner of Kreab Gavin Anderson Worldwide, where, in addition to other responsibilities, she led the Corporate Responsibility and Accountability Practice.
Mrs. Mouchly-Weiss is an active member of the boards of L-1 Identity Solutions Inc.; Friends of the United Nations, UJA-Federation of NY, The Acumen Fund and the Count-me-In micro-lending Group. She is an Advisor to the International Crisis Group and to the United Nations Office for Partnerships, a member of the Committee of 200; a Commissioner of the State of the World Forum and works with the Council on Economic Priorities. She is a former member of the Board of Overseers of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Program.
She earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Muhlenberg University and a Master’s degree in psychology from Hebrew University. She lives in New York City with her husband, Charles Weiss.