As Creative Chairman of Publicis Communications, Mark leads the group’s unrivaled creative firepower across the world. Mark is the Global Chief Creative Officer of Leo Burnett worldwide, and is responsible for setting the company’s creative vision, delivering world renowned creative solutions and creating dynamic business change for their clients. Mark has driven Leo Burnett to become the most awarded network in the world based on Advertising Age’s 2015 Awards Report. The network has also topped the Gunn Report’s “All Gunns Blazing” category for seven of the past eight years, leading the industry in new-world thinking.
Under Mark’s creative leadership, Leo Burnett has developed world-class campaigns for some of the world’s most iconic brands, including Samsung, GM, P&G, McDonald’s and Coca-Cola among others. Samsung, Coca-Cola and McDonald’s were named Cannes “Creative Marketer of the Year” under his purview.
One of the most awarded creatives in the industry and named by Campaign Magazine as the 'No. 1 Worldwide Creative Director', Mark has won 579 Cannes Lions, including nine Grand Prix, three Titanium Lions, four Glass Lions, the first ever D&AD White Pencil, two D&AD Black Pencils, and two ADC Black Cubes during his tenure as CCO.
He has had the honour of chairing the world’s greatest award shows, and is one of the only creative directors in the world to serve as a Cannes Lions Jury President four times. He sits on the Publicis Groupe P12 Executive Committee, the Facebook Creative Council, the One Show Board of Directors, D&AD Global Advisory Board, and is a member of the Royal Society of Arts.