Contributor: Kevin Roberts

Kevin Roberts, CEO Worldwide, Saatchi & Saatchi

Kevin Roberts

Kevin Roberts is the New York-based CEO worldwide of ideas company Saatchi & Saatchi, part of Publicis Groupe SA. Before joining Saatchi & Saatchi in 1997, he held leadership positions globally with premier brands, including Gillette, Pepsi and Procter & Gamble. During his tenure, Saatchi & Saatchi has grown revenue year by year and achieved record creative awards. Clients include P&G, Toyota, Lexus, General Mills, Visa International and Novartis.

He is the inaugural CEO-in-Residence at Cambridge University's Judge institute of management in the UK and Professor of Sustainable Enterprise at the University of Limerick, Ireland and the university of Waikato Management School in New Zealand. His leadership appointments range from membership of the Publicis Groupe management board and business ambassador for the New Zealand-United States council to trustee of the Turn Your Life Around Trust, an Auckland charity that mentors at-risk teenagers.

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