August 17, 2017 12:04 PM ET


Company Overview of Leo Burnett Company, Inc.

Company Overview

Leo Burnett Company, Inc. operates as an advertising agency for fashion, beauty, and luxury sectors. It offers cross-channel activation, digital, direct, promotion, and shopper/retail marketing services; communications network services; marketing communication services; and advertising services that support the online marketing requirements of various brands. The company was founded in 1935 and is based in Chicago, Illinois. It has offices worldwide. Leo Burnett Company, Inc. operates as a subsidiary of MMS USA Holdings, Inc.

35 West Wacker Drive

Chicago, IL 60601

United States

Founded in 1935





Key Executives for Leo Burnett Company, Inc.

Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President
Deputy Chief Operating Officer
Chief Executive Officer of Publicis Communications India
Leo Burnett China Chief Executive Officer
Compensation as of Fiscal Year 2017.

Leo Burnett Company, Inc. Key Developments

Leo Burnett Appoints Prashanth Challapalli as the Chief Integration Officer for South Asia Region

Leo Burnett announced the appointment of Prashanth Challapalli as the chief integration officer for South Asia region. In his new mandate, Challapalli will report to Saurabh Varma, chief executive officer, Publicis Communications India, and will work with leaders across Publicis Communications to drive integration. His last stint was with iContract, where he was the executive vice president and digital head. At Leo Burnett, his key mandate predominantly includes operationalising and scaling up agenciy's unique methodology, PLAY, which puts context at the heart of creating content. Challapalli will also be a key bridge between Publicis Communications and Publicis.Sapient, responsible for bringing the best of Publicis.Sapient to all Publicis Communications clients.

Leo Burnett Company, Inc. Appoints Andrew Swinand as CEO for North America

Leo Burnett has appointed Andrew Swinand CEO for North America. Rich Stoddart, who previously held the role, will continue serving as global president for the network. Swinand was formerly president of Starcom MediaVest Group, where he worked with Leo Burnett on multiple campaigns and clients. He was also a client while on Procter & Gamble’s Secret account, and led marketing for P&G’s first venture into e-commerce.

Leo Burnett Appoints Dheeraj Sinha as Chief Strategy Officer for South Asia

Leo Burnett Worldwide has appointed Dheeraj Sinha as chief strategy officer of South Asia. He will be based in Mumbai and lead the region’s strategy team. With a career spanning 17 years, Sinha has worked on brands and business across markets such as Bangladesh, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Vietnam.

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