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SPEAKERS

Hear and learn from agency leaders including GroupM, Publicis Groupe Australia & NZ, Dentsu Aegis Network ANZ, Havas Media Group Australia and more.

Agency Leaders Symposium 2021
Christian Juhl

International Keynote:
Christian Juhl

Global CEO
GroupM (US)

One of the “100 people who make advertising great” according to the 4A’s, Christian is Global CEO of GroupM where he leads 35,000 people passionate about media, consumerism and commerce. A member of WPP’s executive leadership team and a key player in WPP becoming a creative transformation company, he is ensuring that GroupM continues to be a powerful growth driver for WPP.

Christian’s mission is the purposeful application of GroupM’s scale across partnerships, data and technology so the clients of WPP’s media agencies benefit from breakthrough intelligence and capabilities. With $48.3 billion in media investment billings across 80 markets worldwide, GroupM is the largest media investment group. GroupM has three of the world’s top five media agencies and a range of businesses innovating in advanced TV, AI-driven programmatic, eCommerce and more.

Ashley Marshall

International Keynote:
Ashley Marshall

Executive Creative Director
The Martin Agency (US)

Ashley Marshall is executive creative director at The Martin Agency (Adweek’s 2020 U.S. Agency of the Year).

Over the past 19 years she’s also been a creative director at Wieden + Kennedy, Portland, Silver and Partners, and BBDO as well as a copywriter at Saatchi NY, GSD&M and TBWA/Chiat NY.

She has worked on award-winning campaigns for brands including Skittles, Starburst, GEICO, Old Spice, HBO, AT&T, Miller High Life, and Tide to name a few.

Her work has been recognized by One Show, One Show Interactive, London International, Andy Awards, D&AD, Cannes Lions, Clios, Facebook Studio Awards, Art Directors Club, Local ADDY and National ADDY Awards.

She graduated from The University of North Texas in 2000 and Creative Circus in 2002.

Her ninja skills can only be considered “fair,” at best.

She’s right behind me, isn’t she?

Panel Pledge

Agency Leaders Symposium 2021 Speakers…Global and local leaders

Christian Juhl
Christian Juhl

GroupM (US)

Global CEO

Ashley Marshall
Ashley Marshall

The Martin Agency (US)

Executive Creative Director

Virginia Hyland

Havas Media Group Australia

CEO

Angela Tangas
Angela Tangas

Dentsu Aegis Network

CEO

Jasmin Bedir
Jasmin Bedir

Innocean Worldwide Australia

CEO

Michael Rebelo
Michael Rebelo

Publicis Groupe Australia & NZ

CEO

Paul McMillan
Paul McMillan

The Monkeys

CEO - Melbourne

Mark Coad
Mark Coad

IPG Mediabrands, Australia

Chief Executive Officer

Simon Kuestenmacher

The Demographics Group

Co-Founder & Director

Anathea Ruys
Anathea Ruys

UM Australia

CEO

Clay Gill
Clay Gill

Matterkind AU

CEO

Venessa Hunt
Venessa Hunt

ThinkPremiumDigital

General Manager

Chris Walton
Chris Walton

Nunn Media

Managing Director Sydney

Aimee Buchanan
Aimee Buchanan

GroupM Australia & New Zealand

CEO

Jules Hall
Jules Hall

The Hallway

CEO

Jack Watts
Jack Watts

Bastion

Global CEO

Colleen Callander
Colleen Callander

Former Sportsgirl CEO, Founder of 'Mentor Me', Author of 'Leader by Design

Jack White
Jack White

SundayGravy

MD and Founder

Chris Howatson
Chris Howatson

Howatson+Company

Founder + Chief Executive Officer

Minsun Collier

MediaCom Australia

National Head of Data & Technology Acceleration

Simon Ryan
Simon Ryan

RyanCap

CEO

Amber Collins
Amber Collins

Australia Post

Chief Marketing Officer

Kirsty Muddle
Kirsty Muddle

Cummins&Partners

outgoing CEO

Lucinda Barlow
Lucinda Barlow

Uber

APAC Senior Marketing Director

Nicola Mansfield
Nicola Mansfield

Agency10x

The Design Thinkers and co-founder

Dylan Robinson

Taboola Australia

Country Manager

Kathryn Williams
Kathryn Williams

Agency10x

Founder KMint and co-founder

Josh Slighting
Josh Slighting

10ViacomCBS

Head of Data & Digital Audience

Emily Perrett
Emily Perrett

Flavedo & Albedo

Founder, CEO

Eric Thomson
Eric Thomson

Pernod Ricard Winemakers

Global Marketing Director

Andy Wright
Andy Wright

Managing Director, Streamtime, Creator of Never Not Creative, Co-Chair Mentally Healthy

Sarah Keith
Sarah Keith

Active International and Involved Media

Group Managing Director

Yash Gandhi
Yash Gandhi

Baiada (Steggles, Lilydale, Greens & Goodness)

Head of Marketing

Micah Walker
Micah Walker

Bear Meets Eagle on Fire

Founder/CCO

Kristie Thistlethwaite-
Kristie Thistlethwaite

The Works

Managing Partner

Susan Massasso
Susan Massasso

reThink, Massasso Advisory Group

Managing Partner

Andy Dilallo
Andy DiLallo

Milk & Honey United

Founder

Hazelle Klonhammer
Hazelle Klønhammer

Griffhammer

Marketing & Communication Consultant

Erica Blakslee

Xandr

Senior Account Director

Nicole Prior

Xandr

Managing Director ANZ

Georgina Fox

Finecast

Head Of Operations

Lara Brownlow

LinkedIn

Head of Agency & Channel Sales, ANZ

Chris Freel
Chris Freel

UnLtd and MOOD Tea

Group CEO

Toby Harrison
Toby Harrison

Ogilvy Australia

Chief Strategy Officer