John joined WPP on September 1st, 2008 as Worldwide Creative Director. His role involves working with as many people as possible, across agencies, disciplines, and clients, to help raise creative standards. So it's a role he shares with everyone in every WPP company.

John began his career at Saatchi & Saatchi but, in 1990, moved to BBH, where he remained for eighteen years, the last eight of which he was Executive Creative Director. He worked on many pitches, including Johnnie Walker and Barclays, both subsequent Cannes Gold Winners.

He also led the global Persil/OMO pitch team - BBH's biggest ever win. The agency garnered 14 Agency of the Year titles from various bodies in his time as ECD but, he hastens to add, as with all such things, it was a team effort. John believes he has joined the world's biggest winning team and looks forward to the challenges ahead.

John is married to Jane, has two kids and is an Arsenal fan.

John O'Keeffe
Worldwide Creative Director: WPP
Aziz Cami was one of the founding partners of The Partners Design Consultancy, which has established an unrivalled reputation within the design industry for creative and commercial excellence.

He has over 30 years experience in design and corporate branding. In this time, Aziz has overseen creative projects for a wide range of clients such as Asprey, De Beers LV, Diageo, Ford, Harrods, Jaguar, McKinsey & Co., The McLaren Group, Saks Fifth Avenue and Warner Bros.

Aziz is a leading figure in the design industry and was President of D&AD, Europe's premier association for design and advertising, in 1992-1993. He has won over 150 creative awards including D&AD Yellow Pencils, DBA Design Effectiveness Awards, The Art Director's Club of New York and Communication Arts.
Aziz' strong and sometimes controversial, views about the design industry, collaboration and the benefits of design to clients means that he has been invited to speak at many international events.

Aziz divides his time between his olive farm in Italy (his Casa Loreto oil packaging won a D&AD Silver Award in 2006 as well as the Best in Show for the Packaging category at the Food & Beverage Awards 2007) and London where he is Creative Director for Kantar.

In 2005, Aziz was awarded an honorary doctorate of design from the University of Wolverhampton.

Aziz Cami
Creative Director: Kantar
Eric is Chairman and CEO of Kantar, WPP's information, insight and consulting division with revenues of around $4bn. Kantar clients include many FTSE and Fortune 100 companies for who we carry out a range of work from innovation and new product development to optimisation of marketing spend and measurement of TV ratings. Kantar brands include Added Value, Center Partners, Kantar Healthcare, Kantar Japan, Kantar Media, Kantar Operations, Kantar Retail, Kantar Worldpanel, IMRB, Lightspeed Research, Millward Brown, The Futures Company and TNS.

Between 1994 and 2002 Eric was a Main Board Director of WPP Group - the largest communications company in the world. He was Group Strategy Director, and also CEO of wpp.com, the Group's vehicle for developing its digital capabilities.
Prior to that Eric was Managing Director of The Henley Centre, Europe's leading consumer consultancy. And previous to that he was a researcher and speechwriter to The Labour Party Foreign Affairs.

He has a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics from Trinity College Oxford and an MSc with distinction in Economics from Birkbeck College London.

He is an advisor to the UK Government on a variety of issues.

Eric Salama
Chairman and CEO: Kantar
Global Creative Chief for FITCH, Tim steers the creative output of twelve multinational design studios, driving design standards and influencing the shape of brand and retail design worldwide

Overseeing the group's Global Creative Forum, he upholds the agency's standards of quality the world over and chairs debates on what is happening in our industry, stimulating fresh thinking from a global vantage point.

Trained in furniture design, jewellery, ceramics and glass-blowing, Tim combines an appreciation for the artisan and craftsmanship with grand design and branding principles.

He believes designers have a responsibility to deliver experiences that enhance consumers' lives at every point of interaction, and that the art of 'brand storytelling' is key to engaging modern consumers.
A forecaster of trends and marketing developments, Tim is widely published and has developed a number of influential insights and opinion pieces including trends 'The Serious Business of Play', No Brow Consumers' 'Generous Brands' and most recently, the 'Dreaming, Exploring and Locating - how consumers shop today'.

Tim is himself an award-winning designer, having collected a number of 'best in class' ratings for international brands LEGO, HiQ, Carhartt, McLaren and Harrods.

Passionate about creative excellence, Tim is also a firm advocate of design as a business tool and has a keen interest in seeing Design respected as a valuable commercial entity for the ROI it delivers.

Tim Greenhalgh
Chief Creative Officer: FITCH
Jan joined O&M in December of 1996. His arrival reflected the initiative of Ogilvy to build and extend interactive strategic expertise throughout the entire agency.

Prior to Ogilvy & Mather, Jan was Senior Vice President, Executive Creative Director at Barry Blau & Partners for seven years where he created award-winning work for clients such as: IBM, UPS, Pacific Bell, Lotus, Bankers Trust, Oxford Health Plans, and Citibank, among others.

At Ogilvy & Mather Jan built a team that has won countless creative awards including the first ever Cyber Grand Prix at Cannes, the Grand Clio, and the Grand Prix at the LIAA.
Jan's insights and experience are highly sought after and he has been featured on CNN, and BBC as well as speaking at industry events such Cannes, Adtech, and the Clios. At awards shows Jan has chaired the One Show, the Clios, as well as serving as a judge for the Cannes Lions, the Andy Awards, Adtech, Caples and the Echoes.

Jan has also served on the Board of Directors of the One Show, and is a longstanding member of the Ogilvy Worldwide Creative Council.

Jan Ulrik Leth
Global Creative Director, Digital: Ogilvy & Mather
Nick is CCO of Wunderman, New York. He leads an integrated multi-disciplinary team of creative people on accounts ranging from Citibank and Levi's to Land Rover and Best buy.

Before moving to America, Nick was Creative Director of TBWA/GGT (renamed Tequila\London) and Proximity.

The work produced by Nick and his teams has consistently been recognized by consumers, clients and award juries from Cannes to Echos.
Nick's opinion is frequently featured in publications from Campaign and Ad Age to the New York Times. He has served on award juries at Cannes, D&AD, DMA and Effies. He is on the board of the non-profit Caples Awards.

Nick lives in New York with his wife, two daughters and a very dumb Labrador.

Nick Moore
EVP Chief Creative Officer: Wunderman New York
Bar brief stints travelling and secondments to South Africa and the Czech Republic, Steve has spent most of his career in London's advertising and media agencies.

Working at some of the most creative companies of their type, BMP DDB, Y&R, PHD working with clients such as SONY, Unilever, Universal Pictures, and the BBC he found his long-term home at MEC where he is currently UK CEO.
The agency has won many awards for its work as well as Media Week, Campaign and Marketing Agency of the Year and was the first Media agency ever to win the IPA effectiveness company of the year.

Steve's co-authored book on creativity and communication ideas, Rigorous Magic, was published by Wiley & Son in 2009.

Steve Hatch
Chief Executive Officer: MEC UK
Marcia Silverman is the retired chair and a 31-year veteran of Ogilvy PR. Marcia was previously Global CEO and was the company's first president of the Americas. As the former head of Ogilvy PR's largest office in Washington, DC, she has counselled and provided public relations expertise to numerous corporations, trade associations and government agencies.

PRWeek, a leading industry trade publication, recognized Marcia's contribution to the industry by profiling her as one of the "50 Most Powerful Women in PR" and as one of the "100 Most Influential PR Professionals" in the 20th century. She was recently named PRWeek's "2009 PR Professional of the Year" and one of Washington Business Journal's "Women Who Mean Business."
Prior to Ogilvy PR, Marcia worked in the public relations division of J. Walter Thompson in New York. During her tenure, she supported a variety of clients, including the National Consumers Federation of America and several major pharmaceutical companies. Marcia has also worked for the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME), where she was deputy director of public affairs and later director of women's activities.

Marcia recently served as chair of the Council of PR Firms and is on the board of directors of the Mexican American Legal Defence and Education Fund. Previously, she served on the board of the Women's Campaign Fund.

She holds a graduate degree and a bachelor's degree from the University of Pennsylvania.

Marcia Silverman
Retired Chair: Ogilvy Public Relations
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