Dennis DeYonker

Dennis DeYonker

Worldwide Account Director Nestlé at Publicis Worldwide
Paris, France

Summary

Dennis has over 20 years of international industry experience in Russia, UK, Germany, France, Singapore and Taiwan. Passionate about the business of culture, he speaks fluent French, Spanish and Russian. Since May 2015 Dennis has held the role of Worldwide Account Director for Nestlé, based out of the Publicis Worldwide headquarters in Paris. He first joined Publicis Worldwide in 2014 to lead Publicis Russia as COO. There he implemented a complete restructure and renewal program to streamline operations and improve creative quality, leading to impressive performance improvements on key clients such as Nestlé, L’Oreal and Sanofi. Dennis began his career in DMB&B Moscow as an Account Manager before moving on to become Regional Account Director (Frankfurt) for Always for CEE and subsequently the whole EMEA region. He joined the GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare UK team in 2002 as Marketing Director and in 2003 was appointed to the newly formed GSK Future Group to lead consumer communications for the GSK family oral health portfolio. As Director and Head of Global Brand Communications (UK), he later led the team to consolidate and streamline the GSK advertising, the brand building approach and agency partner relations. He joined the Ogilvy Group in 2012 as APAC Regional Director for the Danone Infant Nutrition team (Singapore) and built a bespoke WPP agency, 171, for mobile phone manufacturer HTC based in Taipei and led the full, integrated global communications program for the HTC brand.

Positions

Worldwide Account Director, Nestlé
Paris, France
May 2015 - Present (2 years 5 months)
Chief Operating Officer Publicis Russia
Paris, France
September 2014 - April 2015 (7 months)
Worldwide Managing Director
WPP
April 2013 - August 2014 (1 year 4 months)
Regional Director, Team Danone Baby Nutrition Asia Pacific
WPP
April 2012 - March 2013 (11 months)
Director and Head, Global Brand Communications
GlaxoSmithKline
January 2009 - April 2012 (3 years 3 months)
Global Communications Director, Aquafresh
GlaxoSmithKline
January 2004 - December 2008 (4 years 11 months)
Marketing Director, Macleans
GlaxoSmithKline
June 2002 - December 2003 (1 year 6 months)
Board Account Director
D'Arcy London
October 2000 - February 2002 (1 year 4 months)
Regional Account Director
D'Arcy Paris
November 1999 - October 2000 (11 months)
Regional Account Director
D'Arcy Frankfurt
November 1998 - October 1999 (11 months)
Group Account Director, Board Member
D'Arcy Moscow
May 1994 - October 1998 (4 years 5 months)

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