Leigh Terry

Leigh Terry

CEO, IPG Mediabrands APAC

Leigh Terry is a highly-regarded media operator whose career has spanned Europe and the Pacific. A digital innovator at the forefront of the media industry, Leigh understands the significant impact technological advancement has on both the consumer and industry at large; and harnesses that information in order to build best-in-class solutions for clients across the region.

Having first entered the industry in account management and traditional media planning, Leigh was responsible for launching OMD Digital in the UK in 2000. In 2004, he set up OMD's Direct and Data offering while retaining overall responsibility for Digital. He moved to OMD Australia in October 2005 as Executive Director of OMD Digital and became Managing Partner in October 2006. In February 2011, Leigh was promoted to CEO Omnicom Media Group ANZ; charged with the leadership of all Omnicom Media Group assets in Australia and New Zealand.

In January 2017 Leigh joined the IPG Mediabrands network, where he is responsible for leading the 13 markets and 3000+ people across the Asia Pacific region. Passionate about technology and its impact on consumers and the advertising industry, Leigh is an inaugural Visiting Fellow in the School of Advertising, Marketing and Public Relations, QUT School of Business at the Queensland University of Technology, Brisbane, Australia, and was listed in the Adnews Power 50 in 2017.



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