Global Leadership Team

Kevin Roberts, Executive Chairman

Kevin Roberts is Executive Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi and Head Coach of Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communications group. From 1997 to 2014, Kevin was CEO Worldwide of Saatchi & Saatchi. He has held leadership positions at Gillette, Procter & Gamble and Pepsi-Cola. He has written several books including Lovemarks: The Future Beyond Brands, a ground-breaking business book published in 18 languages. Lovemarks was named one of the ten Ideas of the Decade by Advertising Age in 2009. Kevin has honorary appointments and doctorates at several universities. He is Honorary Professor of Creative Leadership at Lancaster University and Honorary Professor of Innovation and Creativity at the University of Auckland Business School. In 2013, Kevin, a New Zealand citizen, was made a Companion of the New Zealand Order of Merit (CNZM) for services to business and the community.