Brent Nelsen

Brent Nelsen

Chief Strategy Officer (CSO) at Leo Burnett
Toronto, Canada

About me

Brent in his own words is powered by “culture and caffeine…and some wine thrown in for good measure.” Under his strategic leadership, love for instigation and inspiration, Leo Burnett Toronto has been recognized globally and nationally, winning at virtually every strategy and creative awards show.

His contributions have received numerous recognitions: Effies, Ogilvy’s, Chiats, Cassies, London International Advertising Awards, Media Innovation Awards, Facebook Awards, ADCs and Cannes to name a few.

Prior to joining Leo Burnett Canada, Brent held the position of SVP Planning Director at DDB Chicago and SVP Planning Director at McCann Erickson World Group in New York.

SVP, Worldwide Strategic Planning Director McDonalds
New York, United States
April 2006 - August 2007 (1 year 4 months)
SVP, Director Strategic Planning New York
New York, United States
February 2003 - April 2006 (3 years 2 months)
Vice President, Director Strategic Planning
Montréal, Canada
1999 - 2003 (4 years)


MBA Field Of Study International Finance & Marketing Strategy

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