Publicis strengthens creative ops with Nick Law on board as CCO
Nick Law has been appointed as Chief Creative Officer of Publicis Groupe and President of Publicis Communications. The choice of Nick Law signals Publicis’ on-going commitment to creativity and technology at the service of marketing and business transformation.
Law is joining in from R/GA, where he has been the Global CCO. He had joined the agency in 2001.
Law’s mission will be to take the Groupe’s creative performance to the next level; leveraging, curating and nurturing the full spectrum of creative talent, harnessing the power of data and technology to deliver the best creative solutions to their clients, brands and businesses. He will also play a key role in shaping and accelerating the Groupe’s transformation to a platform that connects, empowers and unleashes the creative potential of each and every Publicis employee. He will have the reach and authority over the entire Groupe creative community in a seamless way.
As President of Publicis Communications, Law will be charged with developing a unified creative ethos that helps foster strong, dynamic and diverse cultures across the spectrum of the Groupe’s creative brands, namely Leo Burnett, Saatchi and Saatchi, Publicis Worldwide, BBH, Fallon and Marcel.
Law will start in May 2018. He will join the Executive Committee and report directly to Arthur Sadoun, Chairman & CEO of Publicis Groupe.
“Nick is a true unicorn in our industry. Throughout his career, he has delivered world-class work that builds on what we believe all our clients need: the alchemy of creativity and tech. This modernity in ideas, combined with his obvious leadership skills, make Nick the perfect person to play such a pivotal role in our Groupe. His partnership will be a game-changer in our journey to lead the change in our industry,” said Sadoun.