Jay Ferguson to Lead Saatchi & Saatchi NY's Walmart Business

Ferguson returns to our New York office as EVP, Group Account Director on the newly acquired Walmart account.

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 at Grey.

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.”

About Jay Ferguson

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.

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