Mr Andrew Baxter

Mr Baxter is the Chairman of Publicis Communications, one of the largest communications agency groups in the country, and sits on Publicis Worldwide’s Global Management Board. Mr Baxter also has over 30 combined years of Non-Executive Director experience. He is the Chairman of The Song Room, the Chairman of Deakin Business School, and the Chairman of the Lord Mayor’s Charitable Foundation. Mr Baxter also sits on the Board of the Sydney Symphony Orchestra. Over two decades at Publicis, Ogilvy and Y&R, he has worked with the executive teams of many of Australia’s largest companies and brands, as well as the State and Federal Governments. His previous role as CEO of Ogilvy Australia saw the agency create AAMI’s “Rhonda and Ketut” and Coca- Cola’s “Share a Coke” campaigns. Mr Baxter regularly writes about the future of marketing as The Australian’s marketing columnist and is one of LinkedIn’s Top 40 Australian influencers. In 2016, he was recognised as one of the Top 5 Agency Leaders in Australia and New Zealand.