New York, NY - Saatchi & Saatchi announces that Jay Ferguson has re-joined
its flagship office as Executive Vice President, Group Account Director. In his new role, Ferguson will lead the newly
won Walmart business and report to CEO Brent Smart. Ferguson previously spent ten years at the
Agency (2000-2010) in a variety of Account Management roles. He was most recently a Senior Vice President
Smart notes: "Jay has run big retail accounts so he gets the
pace and scale of a Walmart. And he's most recently worked on P&G, so he's
super strategic. A rare combination. Most of all, he's a Saatchi person and
he's coming home."
Ferguson added: "I'm inspired by the vision and focus of the new leadership,
and excited for the opportunity to help fuel Saatchi's recent momentum.”
Jay is a highly respected business leader who is a firm believer in delivering integrated ideas with discipline and agility.
He spent the past three years with Grey NY as a Senior Vice
President, lending his talents to the global P&G Corporate business and the
global Downy brand; as well as New Business.
Prior to his stint at Grey, Jay held senior account leadership positions at Saatchi & Saatchi NY across iconic brands such as Wendy's, Cheerios, Tylenol and JCPenney. He cut his teeth at BBDO on Gillette/Duracell and Jordan McGrath on Novartis. Jay and his wife Katy live in Maplewood, NJ with their two young children.