Justin Billingsley

Justin Billingsley

Chief Marketing Officer at Publicis Groupe
London, United Kingdom

About me

Justin Billingsley is Global Chief Marketing Officer (CMO). In this role, Justin focus on four areas to bring together Publicis Groupe’s unrivalled marketing and digital business transformation offerings across creativity, media, data and technology
Prior to this appointment, Justin led key Publicis Groupe countries, most recently as CEO of DACH (Germany, Austria and Switzerland). He has been responsible for leading the most significant Power Of One new business wins of iconic clients including Mercedes-Benz and NIVEA, then implementing new agency models that optimise the use of data, creativity and technology to drive effective business growth for them.

In addition to being at the forefront of the transformation for Publicis Groupe that has unlocked growth for clients, Justin brings significant global client-side experience, having worked across APAC, EMEA and the US, in senior marketing leadership roles for iconic brands including Orange, Nokia, and Coca-Cola.

Sector Experience


Chief Marketing Officer
Paris, France
April 2020 - Present (4 months)
Driving innovative ways to help our clients grow, through both marketing transformation and digital business models, by combining our unique capabilities in creativity, media, data and technology.
Publicis One Touch
January 2020 - Present (7 months)
CEO, Publicis Groupe DACH and Brazil
Publicis Groupe DACH (Germany , Switzerland, Austria)+ Brazil
2018 - 2020 (2 years)
Publicis Emil
January 2018 - Present (2 years 7 months)
Chairman (Jan 2020 – Present) (Berlin)
CEO (2018 Feb – Dec 2019) (London)
Global Chief Operating Officer
Publicis Communications
United Kingdom
September 2016 - February 2018 (1 year 5 months)
Worldwide Chief Operating Officer
London, United Kingdom
2015 - 2016 (1 year)
As Worldwide Chief Operating Officer my focus is on leading the network’s growth and performance across all markets, and on transforming the capabilities of the business to meet the future needs of clients. I also lead the agency’s worldwide M&A activity and serve on the executive board and global leadership team of Saatchi & Saatchi.

Prior to being named CEO of Dynamic Markets in January 2015, I was the COO of the EMEA region for Saatchi & Saatchi. I joined the agency in 2009 as CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Greater China based in Shanghai in 2009 where I led the agency to be named Creative Agency of the Year in 2013 , and before that held various senior marketing leadership roles at companies including Unilever, Nokia, Orange, and The Coca-Cola Company. I am based in London.
CEO Dynamic Markets and Worldwide Board member
Carouge, Switzerland
January 2009 - August 2015 (6 years 7 months)
CEO and Worldwide Board member (Jan 2015 – Aug 2015)
Chief Operating Officer, Europe, Middle East & Africa. Member Saatchi & Saatchi Worldwide Board (Jul 2013 – Dec 2014)
Regional CEO and Chairman, Greater China (May 2009 – Jul 2013)
2010 - 2014 (4 years)
Brand Marketing Director
Orange UK
United Kingdom
2007 - 2009 (2 years)
Global Marketing Director, Mobile Phones
United Kingdom
2006 - 2007 (1 year)
Brand Director
Coca-Cola Great Britain
United Kingdom
2004 - 2006 (2 years)
Global Group Brand Manager - Coca-Cola
The Coca-Cola Company
United Kingdom
2002 - 2004 (2 years)


IDP-C, INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance (International Directors Programme)

2019 - 2020 (1 year)


1991 - 1995 (4 years)
Other activities: AIESEC Australia National Committee - 1993-94

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