Stephen Kiely

Chief Executive Officer, Canada

Stephen has been a celebrated leader, trusted advisor and radical collaborator at dentsu for the last 18 years. Starting off his career in the media group, Stephen quickly established himself as a thought leader for key global clients, overseeing a portfolio of world-class brands.

He then pivoted his focus to the creative business, driving big bold ideas for some of Canada’s top brands including Toyota, Lexus, Subway, American Express and cementing Canada as a centre of excellence for our clients’ global work. Known for his ability to connect people and ideas, most recently, Stephen has led the Creative Service Line in Canada, bringing together dentsumcgarrybowen, Isobar, dentsuOne, dentsu Studios and ICUC into one strong unified collection of talent.

Now as CEO, Dentsu Canada, Stephen firmly believes that a strong team and an even stronger culture are what drive success in our business.

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