President and Chief Executive Officer
Prior to his appointment as President and Chief Executive Officer, Rich was Global President of Leo Burnett Worldwide and served as the chief executive officer of one of the world’s largest and most awarded global advertising agencies. Before that he ran Leo Burnett North America for 11 years as Chief Executive Officer and President. In these roles, Rich oversaw a period of significant growth as the agency expanded relationships with existing clients, added new clients and top industry talent. He was also responsible for developing and integrating the agency’s shopper, digital, and mobile technology capabilities to deliver seamless cross-platform solutions for clients. Rich began his career in 1985 at Leo Burnett and has also served in managerial positions at Fallon, headquartered in Minneapolis, as well as the Ford Motor Company. Rich served as the chairman of the American Advertising Federation from 2013-2015, and has served as a member of the Board of Directors of Hasbro Corporation since 2014.