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Chrissie Hanson

LOS ANGELES, USA // Chrissie is the CEO of OMD USA, and leads the agency's transformation of experiences that achieve better outcomes for brands, businesses, and people.

Having spent 22 years collaborating with global, regional, and national clients across many different verticals, Chrissie has developed the paradigms, protocols and partnerships that empower teams to make more empathetic, effective, and efficient decisions on behalf of clients. She is committed to supporting her teams to align their personal path to purpose with a shared path to growth, enabling OMDers and their clients to unearth the insights that inform actionable and outcomes-based communications.

As a regular contributor to industry and business publications, and frequent guest on industry panels, Chrissie is a passionate advocate for the unique roles that people, brands, and technology play in unleashing the power of creativity around the world.

Chrissie has been a jury member and President on awards ranging from the Cannes Lions, to WARC Effectiveness awards, the Shorties, and more, and she seeks to actively champion the work that demonstrates greater DE&I and Sustainability effort. Chrissie is committed to celebrating the work that drives better business outcomes, and is deeply vested in ensuring the industry moves towards a net positive ecosystem.