Peter Sherman

Peter Sherman

EVP at Omnicom Group, Inc.
New York, United States

About me

Peter has been Executive Vice President at Omnicom Group since 2014. Based in Omnicom’s New York headquarters, he is charged with driving innovation, integration and growth across the company's largest global clients. Peter works across all of Omnicom's marketing service networks to ensure client centric solutions. In this capacity, he leads the Omnicom Global Client Leaders Group, and is one of the primary architects of Omnicom’s portfolio of connected/data-led marketing models.

Peter re-joined Omnicom from J. Walter Thompson where he served as CEO of JWT North America and JWT NY. Prior to joining JWT Peter spent 16 years at BBDO, most recently as EVP, Managing Director of BBDO Europe, where he led a region consisting of 35 offices in 18 countries from headquarters in Milan and Paris.

Under his leadership, those offices experienced consistent year on year growth, won multiple pan-European pitches, and BBDO was named the most creative network in Europe for the first time. Before moving to Europe Peter was Managing Director of BBDO San Francisco for nearly five years, during which time the agency more than doubled in size. Previously, he worked at BBDO New York for eight years where he rose to EVP, Senior Account Director on global accounts. Peter also worked at McCann Erickson New York, and the Chicago offices of FCB and Leo Burnett.

Peter loves the outdoors, and having lived in New York, San Francisco, Milan and Chicago is an avid traveler. He is deeply committed to education and currently sits on boards at two universities.

Sector Experience


New York, United States
2014 - Present (7 years 2 months)
CEO, North America
2013 - 2014 (1 year)
Managing Director, BBDO Europe
London, United Kingdom
February 2010 - 2013 (2 years 11 months)
Living in Milan Italy in new role as MD, BBDO Europe
Managing Director, BBDO San Francisco
San Francisco, United States
July 2005 - May 2010 (4 years 10 months)
SVP, Sr. Account Director, BBDO New York
New York, United States
July 1997 - July 2005 (8 years)

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