Nearest office


All offices


Selected office


Your nearest office


United States

Leo Burnett Detroit
3310 West Big Beaver Rd., Suite 107
Detroit, (Troy), Michigan 48084
United States

+248 458 8300

Monica Lambert

HR Recruiting Manager

Nearby Leo Burnett offices

  • Detroit

    United States

  • Chicago

    United States

  • Toronto


  • Montreal


  • Santa Fe, Mexico City


  • Santo Domingo

    Dominican Republic

  • Guaynabo

    Puerto Rico

  • Guatemala City


  • Tegucigalpa


  • San Salvador

    El Salvador

  • Managua


  • San Jose

    Costa Rica

North America

Andrew Swinand Named CEO of Leo Burnett North America

Leo Burnett acquires two digital agencies with the appointment, driving digital transformation for the network

Leo Burnett has appointed Andrew Swinand CEO for North America. Rich Stoddart, who previously held the role, will continue serving as global president for the network.

In an internal memo to the agency, Stoddart described Swinand as a “digital innovator” and a “truly respected and thoughtful leader and a familiar face to many of us.” Swinand was formerly president of Starcom MediaVest Group, where he worked with Leo Burnett on multiple campaigns and clients. He was also a client while on Procter & Gamble’s Secret account, and led marketing for P&G’s first venture into e-commerce.

In 2011, after leaving SMG, Swinand co-founded Abundant Venture Partners, a Chicago-based incubator and investment firm focusing on improving the human condition by developing companies that improve human wellness, performance and engagement.

Swinand was named a “Media Maven” by Advertising Age and inducted into the American Advertising Federation Hall of Achievement. He was also a Crain’s Chicago Business’ “40 Under 40” and one of Mediaweek’s “Power 50.”

With his appointment, Leo Burnett will acquire two of digital agencies from Swinand’s Abundant Venture Partners network: The Abundancy and Ardent. Ardent provides proprietary technology that uses search to understand behavior and predict consumer intent. The Abundancy applies these learnings to inform custom content. Their 60 employees will join Leo Burnett Chicago later this month.

These acquisitions, as well as Swinand’s appointment, marks Leo Burnett’s ongoing commitment to defining the next generation of marketing. These additions help grow and diversify the agency’s capabilities and talent to enable more powerful and relevant creativity.

“We have made significant investments in data and technology that strengthen the capabilities of both Leo Burnett and the wider Publicis Communications hub in North America with one objective in mind: constantly developing stronger and brighter creative ideas for our clients,” said Publicis Communications CEO Arthur Sadoun. “Andrew’s arrival, combined with the acquisition of The Abundancy and Ardent analytics, will give Leo Burnett the power to seamlessly blend data and creativity at every stage of the customer journey.”