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DCA Darien Neighbors, Global Players Speaker Series with John Osborn
April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Launched last year, this highly-acclaimed speaker series returns to spotlight some of our very own Darien residents. You may know them as friends and neighbors – but they are also some of the most successful leaders and innovators in their respective fields. They will share insights from their careers and discuss issues and trends in their industry.
Chief Executive Officer, OMD USA
Soul Branding: The Good of Doing “Good Work” in Advertising
Tuesday, April 9: 7:00pm reception, 7:45pm presentation
John Osborn became CEO of global media communications agency OMD USA in 2017, representing such notable clients as Apple, Levi’s, FedEx, Pepsi, Disney and McDonald’s. Previously, Osborn spent 25 years at BBDO, where he served as president and CEO of the New York advertising agency for 13 years. Under his leadership, BBDO New York more than doubled revenues, expanded its client base and diversified its workforce. Osborn also led the agency’s transformation into data, marketing science and communications planning. It was named Agency of the Year more than 15 times.
Gold Sponsors: Northern Trust • John M. Glover Insurance Agency
Silver Sponsor: Anonymous
Bronze Sponsors: PG Properties • Hawes Team and Nancy Dauk of Halstead CT in Darien • Darien Police Association
Individual speaker tickets: $30 DCA members / $45 public
Ticket prices include a wine reception.
Advance ticket purchase is recommended for individual speakers.
Individual speaker tickets will also be available at the door.