Andrea Diquez

DDB North America to spark growth in Chicago with first Latina CEO
14 de mayo de 2021

DDB North America today announced the addition of a new leader at the helm of their Chicago office. Andrea Diquez joins DDB Chicago as Chief Executive Officer.

DDB looks to Diquez's inspirational leadership to ignite growth for the region's largest office.

"Andrea is bringing an incredible set of skills and experience to DDB Chicago," says North America CEO Justin Thomas-Copeland. "She is landing at DDB during an incredible time for our agency, but also at an amazing time in her career. She will become our first Latina CEO in Chicago, an office with a history of explosive growth and creativity. These are characteristics which Andrea innately brings through her leadership style and outlook. She combines creativity and connected thinking to deliver the unexpected to clients and spark growth."

Originally from Venezuela, Andrea has spent the majority of her over 25-year career in New York, most recently serving as CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi New York. Under her leadership the office experienced a period of significant transformation, growth and industry recognition that included numerous creative and effectiveness awards.

Andrea brings to her role a people-first mindset and rich experience in capturing cultural moments and transforming business for her clients across multiple industries. This approach will drive the agency's strategy across its global client roster. As DDB Chicago CEO, Diquez will report directly to Thomas-Copeland and oversee all aspects of the business for DDB's largest North American office.