Annette King


Publicis Groupe UK

About Annette

Annette was appointed CEO of Publicis Groupe UK in May 2018 and has also been the Chair of the Creative Industries Trade and Investment Board since September 2018.

Annette oversees all 27 of Publicis Groupe’s businesses in the UK, ranging from creative agencies Saatchi & Saatchi and Leo Burnett to media agencies Zenith and Starcom and from a range of Publicis Health agencies to Publicis Sapient, a digital business transformation company of scale. She is focused on growth and driving Publicis Groupe’s unique Power of One proposition by getting the Groupe’s top talent to bring their unique skills seamlessly together to deliver against client-centric needs. She does all of this through a single P&L, for which she is responsible. Publicis Groupe UK clients range from BT to HSBC and Asda to GSK and from P&G to Eon and McDonald’s to Butlins and many, many more.

She joined from Ogilvy, where she spent 17 years in various roles, from leading and building OgilvyOne in the UK and EMEA to becomingthe CEO role of Ogilvy UK Group, with responsibility for ten different but connected agency brands.
Annette was recently named within the Progress 100: London’s most influential people in the London Evening Standard.