Chris Beresford-Hill, Chief Creative Officer, The Americas, BBDO

Chris is the incoming Chief Creative Officer at BBDO, across the Americas.

He spent the last 2 years as North America President and Chief Creative Officer of Ogilvy, helping the agency become AdAge 2023 Comeback Agency of the Year, ADWEEK 2023 Network of the Year, one of Fast Co’s 2023 Most Innovative, Global Effies 2023 Most Effective Network in the World, and runner up Cannes 2023 Most Creative Network in the World.

Previously, Chris spent 4 years as Chief Creative Officer at TBWA\Chiat\Day NY, helping lead a transformation that resulted in 180% business growth, the most creative awards in agency history, and annual appearances on the AdAge A-List and Fast Co’s Most Innovative, as well as ADWEEK Network of the year twice.

He also spent 8 years as an ECD at BBDO NY, steering some of the agency’s most iconic work, with his partner Dan Lucey. He has been a writer at Saatchi NY, Goodby, Silverstein & Partners, and Modernista! in Boston, where he started out writing automotive brochures for General Motors.

Chris and his teams have won every award for creativity and effectiveness many times over. He has been included in ADWEEK Best Creatives, the ADWEEK 100, Business Insider’s Most Creative People in Advertising, and the AdAge 40 Under 40… back when he was under 40.