Chief Creative Officer
Leo Burnett Worldwide
Mark Tutssel is one of the most awarded creative directors in the industry and as the creative leader of Leo Burnett Worldwide he oversees the work of 94 global offices.
His work has garnered every major creative accolade, including the prestigious Cannes Grand Prix and 40 Cannes Lions.
Last year, Leo Burnett Worldwide won an unprecedented two Grand Clios in Television and Outdoor. Additionally, the network won a coveted Titanium Lion at Cannes. The year before, the network was the most awarded global agency at D&AD, winning the first-ever coveted D&AD Black Pencil in Digital and five D&AD Yellow Pencils.
Prior to becoming Worldwide Chief Creative Officer, Mark was Executive Creative Director of Leo Burnett London. There, the agency was the United Kingdom’s number one creative agency and, in 2001, was the World’s Most Awarded. During that time, both McDonald’s and Heinz were named advertiser of the year in the UK.
Mark has twice had the honour of serving as Chairman of the Clio’s and International Andy Awards. He’s also chaired D&AD, Eurobest, YoungGuns, Addys, AWARD, Sharks, Spikes and the Moscow International Advertising Festival.
This year, he was given the highest honour in the industry: serving as the President of the 2008 Cannes Titanium & Integrated Jury.
He has twice been inducted into the Clio Hall of Fame and is member of the Royal Society of Arts.