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Jo Coombs, COO – Publicis Groupe UK

Jo was the CEO of OgilvyOne London, the UK’s leading Customer Engagement Agency. She is an experienced digital & direct marketer working across a number of client sectors over the last 19 years including Financial Services, Government, FMCG, Retail & Travel.

Jo has been at OgilvyOne for the last 10 years working with clients including American Express, Mothercare, Unilever and British Airways. She was promoted to the role of Managing Director in May 2012. Jo is also responsible for the agency’s new business efforts including winning the recent Department of Health & Co-operative Group Direct & Digital pitches. An agency side person her whole career Jo has also worked at Y&R Europe, Harrison Troughton Wunderman and Brann. Jo is particularly interested in Customer Engagement and Behaviour Change.

She is a farmer’s daughter, a photographer, horsewoman and a yoga instructor. She also has a passion for good shoes. When not at work Jo can generally be found in the countryside doing a downward dog in a pair of Christian Louboutins.