Jacki Kelley

Jacki Kelley

CEO, Americas at Dentsu
New York, United States

About me

Jacki Kelley was appointed to CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network Americas in January 2020. Jacki has been a recognized and lauded leader in the advertising and media industries for over 25 years.  Jacki joined Dentsu Aegis Network in 2019 as President, Chief Client Officer DAN US.  She sits on the Global Exec, the US Exec and on the Global Senior Leadership Forum at Dentsu.   Prior to Dentsu, Kelley spent five years at Bloomberg, first joining as COO of Bloomberg Media in 2014 and then moving to Bloomberg LP in 2017 after being appointed Deputy Chief Operating Officer. Before joining Bloomberg, Kelley was the CEO, North America, and President of Global Clients for IPG Mediabrands as well as Global CEO, Universal McCann. She was also a Vice President, Worldwide Strategy & Solutions, at Yahoo! and worked with USA Today for 18 years, leaving the company as a Senior Vice President. Jacki serves on the boards of Ad Council, FreshPet and Comic Relief USA and has been honored with the United Way of New York City’s Power of Women to Make a Difference Award. She was named a Matrix Award Honoree by New York Women in Communications; Advertising Woman of the Year by the Advertising Women of New York; a New York Women in Film & Television Muse Award Honoree; and was inducted into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement. She has been honored as one of Crain’s New York Business’s 50 Most Powerful Women in New York and Advertising Age’s 100 Most Influential Women in Advertising, as well as number one on Business Insider’s 30 Most Powerful Women in Advertising list.


CEO, Americas
New York, United States
April 2019 - Present (2 years 6 months)
CEO, Americas Jan 2020 – Present
President, Chief Client Officer Apr 2019 – Jan 2020
Deputy Chief Operating Officer
Bloomberg LP
United States
2014 - 2019 (5 years)
Deputy Chief Operating Officer Dec 2017 – Apr 2019

Chief Operating Officer, Media Division Sep 2014 – Nov 2017
CEO North America & President of Global Clients
New York, United States
2009 - 2014 (5 years)
CEO North America & President of Global Clients Feb 2013 – Sep 2014

Global CEO; UM Jan 2011 – Feb 2013

President; North America; UM Apr 2009 – Jan 2011
EVP / Media Sales
Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia
United States
2007 - 2009 (2 years)
Vice President / Worldwide Strategy & Solutions
United States
2006 - 2007 (1 year)
Senior Vice President
United States
1988 - 2006 (18 years)
Senior Vice President 2000 – 2006
VIce President 1988 – 2006


Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Organizational Communications and Marketing

1984 - 1988 (4 years)

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