Chief Creative Officer
Publicis New York
Andy Bird is Chief Creative Officer for the New York flagship office of Publicis Worldwide, North America. Andy joined the Publicis Worldwide North America leadership team in 2015, after three years as Executive Creative Director of Publicis London, where he cultivated a talented team of senior creatives who delivered outstanding work and won numerous awards. During his tenure, Publicis London was named the 5th highest-ranking UK creative agency in the Gunn Report.
Prior to joining Publicis, Bird was Creative Director at Ogilvy&Mather where he oversaw accounts including Europcar, Expedia, The Spectator, Castrol, World Wildlife Foundation, Kraft, Comfort and MTV. He spent the majority of his career at Bartle Bogle Hegarty, where he became one of the company’s youngest ever board members and Head of Art & Design by the age of 27. In 2000, he was one of four executives who left to set up Soul Advertising—the first and last BBH breakaway agency—and later a founding partner of Nitro London, where he worked for clients including Coca-Cola and Nike, and was responsible for the award-winning GLA ‘One London’ campaign.
Over his career, Bird has won many high profile creative awards on the global stage, including Cannes Lions and D&AD pencils for clients such as American Express, Mattel, Levi’s, Dockers, Boddingtons, Lynx and Audi.