Kurt Ritter, Chairman/CEO Saatchi & Saatchi LA and Team One, Chairman Canada

Kurt Ritter is Chairman and CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi LA and Team One, and Chairman Saatchi Canada. Prior to joining Saatchi & Saatchi LA in 2003, Kurt spent more than three decades on the client side at General Motors, rising to General Manager of Chevrolet Motor Division. As a member of the Toyota Worldwide Executive Board, Kurt has played a central role in all key marketing initiatives for Toyota, including the Gold Effie award-winning launch of the Tundra full-size pickup. Kurt earned a B.S. from Eastern Michigan University and attended the Program for Management Development at the Harvard Business School.