Michael Wood

Michael Wood

EVP, Worldwide Account Director Citi at Publicis New York

New York, United States

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Summary

Originally from Auckland New Zealand, Michael has 20+ years of advertising and marketing experience across 3 continents in 8 countries. Starting in advertising at Leo Burnett Auckland in 1989. In the subsequent years, he worked at Leo Burnett Wellington before moving to Leo Burnett Chicago as VP on Procter and Gamble.

From the US, he moved to start up and run Leo Burnett’s operations in Vietnam. From there it was onto Managing Director of Leo Burnett’s Taiwan operation and then Managing Director of Leo Burnett Canada. After briefly returning to Chicago in 2003, Michael returned to Asia in January 2004 as the CEO for Leo Burnett Greater China responsible for Hong Kong, Taiwan and Mainland China.

In 2011 Michael moved back to the US with Publicis Groupe taking up his current role as EVP Worldwide Account Director leading the Enterprise Brand for Citi based in New York for Publicis Worldwide During 20+ years with Publicis Groupe he has worked on many of the Groupes key global and regional multinational clients including P&G, Coca Cola, McDonalds, Kellogg, Philip Morris, United Airlines, General Motors, BMW, Johnnie Walker and Citi.

People I worked with

Dean Thomas
Art Director
Singleton Ogilvy & Mather
Shane Evans
Advertising Manager
ASB Bank Limited
Josh Forsman
Agency Producer
Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand
Teresa Davis
Business Director
Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand
Brad Bateman
Business Director
Saatchi & Saatchi New Zealand

Positions

CEO PG2

Publicis Groupe
Paris, France
May 2015 - Present (2 years)

EVP Worldwide Account Director, Member Global Management Board

Publicis New York
New York, United States
January 2011 - August 2015 (4 years 7 months)

CEO, Member Global Management Board

Leo Burnett
Hong Kong, China
January 2004 - December 2007 (3 years 11 months)

SVP Global Development

Leo Burnett USA
January 2003 - December 2003 (11 months)

Managing Director

Leo Burnett Canada
May 2001 - December 2002 (1 year 7 months)

Managing Director

Leo Burnett Company, Inc.
Taipei, Taiwan
May 1998 - April 2001 (2 years 11 months)

Managing Director

Leo Burnett / M&T Vietnam
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam
July 1995 - May 1998 (2 years 10 months)

VP Account Director

Leo Burnett Chicago
Chicago, United States
February 1992 - July 1995 (3 years 5 months)

Account Director

Leo Burnett New Zealand
March 1989 - February 1992 (2 years 11 months)

Director of Photography

Leo Burnett Sydney
McMahons Point, Australia

Director of Photography

Singleton Ogilvy & Mather
Sydney, Australia
Singleton Ogilvy & Mather

Director of Photography

Saatchi & Saatchi
Hong Kong, China

Director of Photography

SapientRazorfish Europe
London, United Kingdom

Account Director

Saatchi & Saatchi
Parnell, New Zealand

Director of Photography

Elias Arts
New York, United States

Director of Photography

The Campaign Palace
Melbourne, Australia

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