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Leo Burnett Canada expands its executive leadership team to deliver on its transformation agenda.

Further strengthening its position as a global centre of excellence, Leo Burnett Canada announced the establishment of an extended senior leadership team to deliver against the company’s transformation agenda to meet the changing needs of the industry.

“This new leadership team has been at the forefront of the strategic and creative thinking that has propelled Leo Burnett Toronto onto the world stage,” says Brent Nelsen, Chief Strategy Officer, Leo Burnett North America. “Together, we have the reputation, experience, and business model to accelerate our vision and path for the future.”

Joining Ben Tarr, President, Leo Burnett Canada and Brent Nelsen, Chief Strategy Officer, Leo Burnett, North America on the executive leadership team are the following appointments from within the company:

  • Lisa Greenberg, Chief Creative Officer
  • Tahir Ahmad, SVP, Head of Strategy
  • Natasha Dagenais, SVP, Head of Account Management
  • Anthony Chelvanathan, SVP, Creative Director
  • Steve Persico, SVP, Creative Director

The expanded leadership team brings with them more than 60 years of tenure with Leo Burnett Canada and a deep understanding of the needs of our clients. “Combined with Ben’s experience in transformation, this extended team is strongly positioned to further elevate our position as a global centre of excellence,” says Andrew Bruce, Chief Executive Officer, Publicis Communications, North America.

February 11, 2019