Annette Warring

Chief Client Officer, dentsu Americas  

Executive Global Client President

Annette Warring is Chief Client Officer of dentsu Americas and Executive Global Client President, overseeing the global business of one of dentsu’s largest integrated clients. In this role, Annette manages over 30 lines of businesses with integrated teams across creative, media and CX practices while serving as a member of the Americas Executive Leadership Team. 

Annette is a highly seasoned industry veteran with an impressive 35-year track record, demonstrating a dynamic career trajectory that showcases her excellence in various executive and agency leadership roles. With over two decades dedicated to driving organizational success, Annette has built a rich and diverse professional background, with a significant chunk of her career – 17 years- entwined with dentsu/Aegis Media.

Since joining dentsu in 2007, after an acquisition that led to the formation of Vizeum Canada, she played a vital role within dentsu. In 2018, Annette was elevated to Executive Global Client President, spearheading collaborative efforts across multiple lines of business. Her five and a half years in this role serve as a testament to her stable impact and strategic insight.

Having served as CEO, dentsu Canada for a decade, Annette has showcased her ability to navigate and lead within the fast-paced and ever-evolving landscape of the advertising and media industry.

Annette’s leadership is characterized by a commitment to drive processes that establish consistency and excellence of global standards. Her personal impact is felt, inspiring individuals and effectively communicating a compelling vision that resonates both intellectually and emotionally. 

Renowned for her powerful communication and listening skills, Annette articulates her viewpoints in a positive and convincing manner, persuading others to align with her vision. Her ability to stimulate and bring out the best from individuals with diverse motivations sets her apart as a leader who excels not only in a boardroom but also in fostering a collaborative and innovative organizational culture. Her mark on the industry is a testament to her exceptional leadership and commitment to excellence.