Annette King


Chief Executive Officer UK, Publicis Groupe UK
Annette joined in May 2018 as CEO of Publicis Groupe UK. In this role, she oversees all 31 of the Groupe's agencies in the UK, ranging from creative agencies like Saatchi & Saatchi and Leo Burnett to media agencies like Zenith and Starcom and from Publicis Health to Publicis Sapient. She is focused on growth and driving the Power of One proposition through the agencies and talent working more seamlessly together, with a single P&L and client-centric strategies. She joined from Ogilvy, where she spent 17 years in various different roles, from running and building OgilvyOne in the UK and then EMEA to leading Ogilvy UK Group's 10 operating companies. In this role, she was responsible for integrating the UK group's capabilities to partner with clients such as American Express, IBM, Philips and Unilever, as well as leading teams to win new clients such as British Airways, Boots and Vodafone. Prior to that, she worked for Wunderman in London and New York. She has worked with clients from most industries and has experience across all marketing capabilities.