BBDO’s mantra is “The Work. The Work. The Work.” Every day, BBDO people in 289 offices in 81 countries work day by day, job by job and client by client to create and deliver the world’s most compelling commercial content. For 13 years in a row, BBDO has been ranked the most creative agency network in the world and for seven years, BBDO has been named Network of the Year at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity – more than any other agency network. This past year, the independent World Advertising Research Center (WARC) named BBDO the “Best of the Best” in its first-ever index of excellence, aggregating results from its Creative 100, Effective 100 and Media 100 rankings. BBDO has been chosen Agency of the Year multiple times by the leading industry trade publications, including being named one of the world’s top ten most innovative companies in advertising for the past two years.
BBDO is part of Omnicom Group Inc. (NYSE-OMC) (www.omnicomgroup.com), a leading global marketing and corporate communications company.
Board of Directors
Kathryn Brown is the Managing Director at BBDO NY, an advertising agency. She currently oversees AT&T’s unique account structure that merges media and creative to solve business challenges at record speed, unlocking new paths to creativity. Kathryn is known for her ability to establish deep and meaningful partnerships with marketing leaders to uncover powerful business-building insights. During her time with the agency, she has worked on notable campaigns for FedEx, SNICKERS and GE alongside work in the non-profit space for the American Red Cross & Sheryl Sandberg’s effort to “Ban Bossy”.
Kathryn is a member of the Women’s Leadership Group at BBDO, helping to drive a safe, inclusive environment through policy change & mentorship. A firm believer in “if you can’t see it, you can’t be it”, she tries to lead by example – demonstrating for both her teams and her two young daughters, the ability to pursue a career, while also managing important life changes.
Kathryn lives in Manhattan with her husband Justin and daughters Sophie (3) and Charlotte (1), who are both growing up way too fast.