Adam Donnelley

Adam Donnelley

EVP, Strategy Director at MRM
New York, United States

About me

Adam is an integrated strategic marketer with over 15 years experience gained with leading agencies including Ogilvy & Mather, McCann Worldgroup and DDB Group.

During his time in the US, Adam also served as Executive Vice President, Strategy, responsible for both New York and Princeton offices.

Adam has presented at numerous industry events including the NY Festival, Mobile Upfront, IAB and guest lectured for Macquarie University MBA program. He has also served as a Judge for the Effie’s and ADMA Direct Marketing Awards and is currently on the board for the Australian chapter of the International Advertising Association. (IAA)

Married, with three children, he spends time outside of work fly-fishing, traveling and enjoying family.

Sector Experience


Head of Strategy
The Works Sydney
May 2016 - Present (5 years 2 months)
Founder & Chief Strategist
November 2015 - May 2016 (6 months)
Managing Partner
DDB Group Australia
August 2013 - September 2015 (2 years 1 month)
EVP, Director of Strategy, New York & Princeton
MRM Worldwide
August 2011 - July 2013 (1 year 11 months)
EVP, Client Services Director, Co-Lead MRM NY
MRM Worldwide.
October 2006 - July 2011 (4 years 9 months)
Client Services Director
STW Group
January 1998 - October 2006 (8 years 9 months)
Group Account Director
Singleton Ogilvy & Mather
1998 - 2005 (7 years)
Group Account Director
Singleton Ogilvy & Mather
1998 - 2001 (3 years)


B.A Communications, Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations

1994 - Present (27 years 6 months)

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