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Company Overview of Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc.

Company Overview

Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc. operates as an advertising agency. Its services include quantitative research, context planning, strategic planning, optimization, segmentation and targeting, digital strategy, and specialty insights; film and television, mobile, press/print/editorial, promo, digital, media, radio, design, ambient/outdoor, integrated and direct; media buying, event sponsorship and management, database marketing, direct marketing, promotions, and shopper marketing; and brand navigation, and digital workflow. The company was founded in 1935 and is based in Chicago, Illinois with an additional office in Los Angeles, California. Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of ...

35 West Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60601

United States

Founded in 1935

Phone:

312-220-5959

Fax:

312-220-3299

Key Executives for Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc.

Chairman and Chief Executive Officer
Deputy Chief Operating Officer
Regional Chief Strategy Officer for Asia Pacific and Chief Executive Officer of Leo Burnett Group India
Chairman of Central & Eastern Europe and Chief Executive Officer of Central & Eastern Europe
Age: 49
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2014.

Leo Burnett Worldwide, Inc. Key Developments

Leo Burnett Worldwide Appoints Giles Hedger as Chief Strategy Officer

Leo Burnett Worldwide announced that Giles Hedger, Group Managing Director and Chief Strategy Officer at Leo Burnett London, has been named Chief Strategy Officer for Leo Burnett Worldwide. As CSO, Giles will join the company's global Executive Leadership Team and bring insights and leadership to both the global center and key markets around the world. In this role, he will lend his strategic thinking to Leo Burnett's key multinational clients and also to the long-term growth and vitality of the company.

Leo Burnett Worldwide Announces Management Changes at India Operations, Effective November 1, 2013

Leo Burnett Worldwide has announced that Arvind Sharma, Chairman and CEO of India Subcontinent will be leaving the agency. Saurabh Varma, currently Regional Chief Strategy Officer of Leo Burnett, Asia Pacific, has been named to the position of CEO of Leo Burnett Group India. The appointment is effective as of November 1, 2013. In his new role as CEO for the India operations across Mumbai, New Delhi and Bangalore, Varma will report directly to Jarek Ziebinski, President, Leo Burnett Asia Pacific.

Tata Chemicals Appoints Draftfcb+Ulka & Leo Burnett as Creative Agencies

Tata Chemicals announced that it has identified its food business as a strategic priority for growth and, therefore, decided to engage two creative agencies. The company has appointed Draftfcb+Ulka as the creative agency for its Tata Salt brand, while Leo Burnett has been roped in for the Tata I-Shakti Foods portfolio. This announcement comes after a competitive multi-agency pitch.

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