Ex-Target marketing head appointed director of non-profit

New York City -- Robert Thacker, former chief marketing officer at Target, has been appointed executive director for Adopt-A-Classroom, a national nonprofit organization dedicated to supporting teachers and ensuring all children have equal access to quality education.

Thacker joins the group following four decades in marketing and advertising at OfficeMax, Target and Sears and as former President and CEO of BBDO Minneapolis.

Based in Miami, Adopt-A-Classroom will open its second office in Minneapolis at Carmichael Lynch, which has a proud tradition of supporting nonprofits and education. Thacker will lead both of the organization's offices.

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