Gary Lee

Gary Lee

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.