From left to right: Justin Graham, Head of Advertising Network and Moray MacLennan, CEO


February 2023

M&C Saatchi Group Appoint First Global Head of Advertising Network

M&C Saatchi promotes Justin Graham into newly created global role, Global Head of Advertising Network, to drive the next chapter of the network’s creative and advertising offer.

Today M&C Saatchi announces that Justin Graham, CEO of M&C Saatchi Group Australia, is expanding his role to the Global Head of Advertising Network.  This is part of the Moving Forward transformation programme to be presented at the Capital Markets Day on 8th February 2023. 

Graham is charged with defining and leading a unified global advertising proposition for M&C Saatchi, as well as building core capabilities within key regional hubs and helping drive the global client base.

Graham will work closely with CEO, Moray MacLennan and Chief Growth Officer, Wendy Dixon. Over the past 18 months, there has been significant organisational change and investment in technology to drive collaboration and connection for clients. This is the next step in the journey for the advertising network. 

Graham joined M&C Saatchi in 2014 from Droga5 with previous global roles at BBDO. Since then, he has gone on to lead the Australia and New Zealand business and has a track record for growth, building new capabilities and client driven operations.  He will continue to lead the Australia and New Zealand Group business in his role as Group CEO.

Moray MacLennan, CEO of M&C Saatchi, comments: “Our goal is to create a frictionless global advertising network. Agile. Seamless. Borderless.  Justin has been at the forefront of creating not only Australia’s leading creative agency, but one of the leading agencies in the world. His focus will now be on delivering on our ambition.”

Justin Graham, Global Head of Advertising Network, M&C Saatchi, comments “Leading a world-famous creative brand into its next exciting chapter of growth is an incredible opportunity. It’s never been a more interesting time to look at the role that technology, storytelling, and creativity can play in driving meaningful change for brands and society.”