James Morris Joins Publicis Groupe as CEO Creative Transformation EMEA

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Former Dentsu Creative CEO James Morris is set to join Publicis Groupe as CEO Creative Transformation EMEA. This strategic move underscores Publicis Groupe's commitment to growth, collaboration, and enhanced client services in the UK and Europe.

Morris will report to Loris Nold, CEO of Publicis Groupe EMEA, and collaborate closely with Sergio Lopez-Ferrero, Global CEO of Publicis Production. In his newly created role, Morris will leverage his cross-disciplinary leadership skills to scale production and innovate client solutions using technology.

Morris will assume his position in January 2024, bringing his extensive experience in media, creative, production, and strategic leadership to drive transformative models for clients in the EMEA region.

Loris Nold, CEO Publicis Groupe EMEA, comments: “I am thrilled that James is joining us as he is truly a hybrid leader with a proven track record in delivering connected and innovative solutions for clients. Production is a massive priority for us and we’ve been accelerating on both delivery capabilities and tech solutions for our clients across the region. His unique and multi-disciplinary skillset, spanning media, creative, production and strategic leadership, positions him perfectly to help deliver transformative models to our clients.”

James Morris, CEO Creative Transformation EMEA, comments: “I am over the moon to be joining Publicis at a time of such momentum and growth. Publicis Groupe’s world leading agency brands, clients, diverse capabilities, craft and integrity, is second to none. I cannot wait to join this incredibly talented team to deliver groundbreaking solutions for clients across the EMEA region.”