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Marco Venturelli
President, Chief Executive Officer overseeing Creativity
Publicis Conseil

PARIS, FRANCE // Since January 2019, Marco Venturelli is CEO of Publicis Conseil, working alongside Agathe Bousquet, CEO of Publicis Groupe France and Alexandra Evan, Vice President of Publicis Conseil.

Marco started his career in 2001 at BGS\D’Arcy Milan as a copywriter, where he worked mainly on IKEA. In 2003, he moved to Publicis Italy where he was awarded “Best Italian Young Creative”.

Marco joined BBDO in 2005 to work on big brands including BMW, MINI, Pirelli, Campari, and Unicredit. After three years, he was appointed Creative Director at EURO RSCG Milan.

After winning many global pitches and awards for Citroen, he moved to Paris and joined the Agence H as Creative Director leading the Citroen Global account, creating work recognized with local and international awards.

In 2014, he joined the new agency Les Gaulois Paris. Under his leadership, Les Gaulois became the most awarded agency of the Havas network at Cannes Lions.

After six years spent in France, he returned to Publicis Italy to work on the Heineken global account. He helped the integration of the brand and progress its digital transformation. He also oversaw the creative element from digital agency Poke.

On his path he has been lucky enough to meet brave brands, great agencies and talented people, which helped him collect hundreds of international awards in all major shows, including 31 Cannes Lions.

He has served as a juror in national and international awards jury: LIAA, New York Festival and two Cannes Lions Film Jury, among others.