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Awards
  • 2015 London International Awards - LIA Gold Winner (6)
  • 2015 London International Awards - LIA Bronze Winner (2)
  • 2015 London International Awards - LIA Silver Winner
  • 2015 International ANDY Awards Silver
  • 2015 Communication Arts Advertising Winner
  • 2014 International Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards - FAB Awards FAB (4)
  • 2014 Kinsale Shark Advertising Festival Silver
  • 2014 International ANDY Awards Bronze Campaign (3)
  • 2014 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Bronze Lion (2)
  • 2014 London International Awards - LIA Gold
  • 2014 Kinsale Shark Advertising Festival Gold
  • 2013 Epica Awards Silver Campaign (4)
  • 2013 Kinsale Shark Advertising Festival Silver (4)
  • 2013 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Silver Lion Campaign (4)
  • 2003 WFA Hall of Fame Award Entrant (2)
  • 2002 International ANDY Awards ANDY (2)
  • 2002 International ANDY Awards GRANDY
  • 2002 AdForum Creative Hits Hit
  • 2001 British Arrows Winner
  • 2001 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Gold Lion (2)
  • 2001 The One Show Bronze (2)
  • 2001 London International Awards - LIA Winner (3)
  • 2001 Advertising Creative Circle Awards Winner
  • 2001 International Food and Beverage Creative Excellence Awards - FAB Awards FAB Award
  • 2001 The Good, the Bad & the Ugly Awards Winner
  • 2001 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity Gold Lion Campaign
  • 2001 International ANDY Awards ANDY
  • 2001 Eurobest Grand Prix
  • 2001 London International Awards - LIA Grand Prize
  • 2001 CLIO Awards Gold
  • 2000 London International Awards - LIA Finalist (50)
  • 2000 London International Awards - LIA Grand Prize
  • 2000 London International Awards - LIA Winner (2)
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Mark Tutssel

Global Chief Creative Officer at Leo Burnett Worldwide - HQ
United States

Summary

As Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett Worldwide, Mark Tutssel serves as the global network’s creative leader and is
responsible for setting the creative vision for the network’s 85 global offices.
Since taking the role in 2005, Mark has helped Leo Burnett move up to the 3rd most awarded network in the world, with
more offices contributing to its creative reputation than any other agency network. Leo Burnett Worldwide has topped
the Gunn Report’s “All Gunns Blazing” category for the last five years, taking home first place in new-world thinking.
In 2014, Leo Burnett was crowned “Network of the Year” at the International ANDY Awards, the Art Directors Club of
New York, the Epica Awards, the Art Directors Club of Europe and the inaugural Cannes Lions Health Awards. To add to
an already remarkable year of achievements, Leo Burnett was also honoured as the second most awarded creative
network in the world at the The One Show and CLIO Awards.
Under Mark’s creative leadership, Leo Burnett has developed world-class campaigns for some of the world’s most iconic
brands, including Coca-Cola, Samsung, McDonald’s and P&G among others. And for the last two consecutive years,
Coca-Cola and McDonald’s have both been named Cannes “Creative Marketer of the Year” under his purview.
In 2013, Mark introduced “Creativity Without Borders”, a game-changing vision for marketing communications to Leo
Burnett that is now widely adopted and embraced by the network.
One of the most awarded creative directors in the industry, his work has garnered every major creative accolade
including the prestigious Cannes Grand Prix and 74 Lions. Mark’s professional success has been rooted in his belief in
the power of ideas, and that creativity can change the world.
Mark has had the honour of chairing the world’s greatest award shows, including Clios, D&AD, Eurobest, Spikes,
International ANDY Awards, AdFest, Art Directors Club of Europe, London International Awards, and the International
YoungGuns. He is also one of the only creative directors in the world to serve as a Cannes Lions Jury President three
times. In 2008 he was the President of the Cannes Titanium & Integrated Jury, in 2010 he was the President of both the
Film and Press Juries, and finally, in 2013 he served as the President of Direct.
Campaign Magazine named Mark the No.1 Worldwide Creative Director, earning the title of top global Creative Crusader.
Mark sits on several boards, including the Publicis Groupe P12 “Executive Committee” and the Facebook Creative
Council. He is a member of the Royal Society of Arts, co-authored a book on L 

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Global Chief Creative Officer


Chicago, United States

As Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett Worldwide, Mark Tutssel serves as the global network’s creative leader and is responsible for setting the creative vision for the network’s 85 global offices. Mark was recently appointed Creative Chairman of Publicis Communications, uniting creative leaders from Publicis Worldwide, Leo Burnett, Saatchi & Saatchi, BBH, Fallon, Marcel and Prodigious as the top creative force in the industry. Mark’s mission is to lead the group’s unrivaled creative firepower and become an indispensable creative partner to the world’s leading brands. Mark has driven Leo Burnett to become the most awarded network in the world based on Advertising Age’s 2015 Awards Report,with more offices contributing to its creative reputation than any other agency network.

Leo Burnett Worldwide has topped the Gunn Report’s “All Gunns Blazing” category for the last six years, taking home first place in new-world thinking. Additionally, Leo Burnett was crowned “Network of the Year” in 2015 at International ANDY Awards, Art Directors Club Global Awards, Art Directors Club of Europe, Adfest Awards, Dubai Lynx Awards, Shark Awards, and AWARD Awards.

One of the most awarded creative directors in the industry, his work has garnered every major creative accolade. During his tenure as CCO, he’s won a total of 480 Cannes Lions, including six Grand Prix, three Titanium Lions and two Glass Lions. Mark’s professional success has been rooted in his belief in the power of ideas, and that creativity can change the world. Under Mark’s creative leadership, Leo Burnett has developed world-class campaigns for some of the world’s most iconic brands, including P&G, Samsung, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola among others. Coca-Cola and McDonald’s were both named Cannes “Creative Marketer of the Year” under his purview.

In 2013, Mark introduced “Creativity Without Borders”, a game-changing vision for
marketing communications to Leo Burnett that is now widely adopted and embraced by the network.

Mark has had the honour of chairing the world’s greatest award shows, including Clios, D&AD, Eurobest, Spikes, International ANDY Awards, AdFest, Art Directors Club Global Awards, Art Directors Club of Europe,
London International Awards, and the International Young Guns.


He is also one of the only creative directors in the world to serve as a Cannes Lions Jury President three times. In 2008 he was the President of the Cannes Titanium & Integrated Jury, in 2010 he was the President of both the Film and Press Juries, and finally, in 2013 he served as the President of Direct.

Campaign Magazine named Mark the No.1 Worldwide Creative Director, earning the title of top global Creative Crusader.

Mark sits on several boards in addition to Publicis Communications’ creative board, including the Publicis Groupe P12 “Executive Committee” and the Facebook Creative Council. He is a member of the Royal Society of Arts, co-authored a book on Leo Burnett’s “HumanKind” philosophy, and when not on an airplane, he can be found at home in Chicago or London. 

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