Chief Financial Officer, McCann Worldgroup
Gary joined McCann Worldgroup in September 2006 as Worldwide CFO and oversaw the financial health of the company as it returned to competitive strength. After a two year hiatus (during which time he served as President and owner of AdMoney, a financial consultancy to the ad industry, and then later as a CFO of a global digital media company owned by WPP), Gary returned in January 2013.
Gary has a unique resume and has successfully been a senior financial executive on all sides of the advertising equation: He was CFO of an advertiser (Pepsi-Cola Canada) and media company (Standard Broadcasting) and an executive at advertising agencies locally, regionally and globally; he was CFO and COO of Ogilvy in North America, and CFO of Y&R Advertising worldwide. Gary is an advertising industry leader and innovator in commercial practices, IT, finance and treasury.