Leigh Terry

Leigh Terry

CEO at IPG Mediabrands, APAC
Sydney, Australia

Summary

I have always been passionate about technology and its impact on consumers and the advertising industry. However this all needs to be grounded in how we get the best from our people - a winning combination of culture and development. Happy, challenged and inspired people quite simply do better work.
Now within IPG Mediabrands, our guiding philosophy of Dynamic By Design is one that I believe in that works personally, professionally for our staff and clients.
Working alongside the senior leadership team across our 2,500+ staff across the APAC region, our ability to drive innovation and disproportionate return on investment is something that we aspire to deliver across all clients on a daily basis. 

Positions

CEO
OmnicomMediaGroup, Australia and New Zealand
February 2011 - December 2016 (5 years 10 months)
Charged with the leadership of all Omnicom Media Group assets in Australia and New Zealand – the scope includes managing over 900 staff in 16 offices across the brands OMD, PHD, M2M, Dynamo, Resolution, Accuen and Foundation.
Managing Director
Sydney, Australia
2010 - 2011 (1 year)
During my time as Managing Director of OMD Australia together with Peter Horgan, we saw the company collect such accolades as B&T’s Grand Prix, Media Agency of 2009, Media Agency of the Decade, Media Network of 2009 and Employer of 2009.
Managing Partner
Sydney, Australia
2006 - 2009 (3 years)
During my term as Managing Partner, together with Mark Coad and Peter Horgan, we were able to guide OMD to its position as the most successful and awarded media agency in Australia, culminating in B&Ts Media Agency of the Decade award, and almost doubling billings to $1Bn.
Executive Director of OMD Digital
Sydney, Australia
October 2005 - July 2006 (9 months)
In October 2005 I relocated to OMD Australia to head the burgeoning Digital division.
Head of OMD Digital, Data & Direct
London, United Kingdom
2004 - 2005 (1 year)
In 2004 I launched OMD's Direct and Data offering while retaining overall responsibility for Digital.
Head of Digital
London, United Kingdom
2000 - 2004 (4 years)
In 2000 I launched OMD's Digital offering in the UK.

Education

Senior Management Programme

Omnicom University
2012 (1 year)

Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) - Modern History, King's College

Queen Mary University of London, London E1 4NS
1992 - 1995 (3 years)

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