John Osborn is attending AdMerica June 1st & 2nd. Follow the tweets to find him and maybe we'll see you in new york.

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  • Name: John Osborn
  • Alias: Ozzy
  • Title: President & CEO
  • Company: BBDO New York
  • Height: 6 ft
  • Weight: 190 lb
  • Eyes: Blue
  • Tie: Red

John joined BBDO in 1991 and quickly became the principal architect of the agency's integrated marketing efforts, expanding the agency's service offerings to include digital marketing, direct, CRM, custom-publishing and more. After making huge strides on Pepsi, GE, and FedEx, he was named President and CEO in 2004.

His accomplishments include his participation with the post 9/11 "New York Miracle" campaign and his involvement in charities such as NYU's Child Studies Center and Big Brothers/Big Sisters. He is President of the Board of Directors of NY's Police Athletic League and serves on the Executive Committee of the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. He's also a member of the Boards of the AAF, the NY Chapter of the 4A's, the Dartmouth College Alumni Association, and the Board of Directors of Howard University's Center for Excellence in Advertising.

John has been named to the Crain's NY Business list of "40 under 40"
as well as BtoB magazine's
"Who's Who in BtoB." More
recently, John was inducted
into the AAF Hall of
Achievement, named a "Young
Global Leader" by the World
Economic Forum, and was
elected as Board Chairman
of the CEA.