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Chrissie Hanson



Chrissie Hanson is the CEO of OMD US, and works to transform experiences for clients and talent, to achieve better outcomes for brands, businesses, and people.

In her most recent role as OMD Worldwide’s Global Chief Strategy Officer, she was responsible for developing the paradigms, protocols, and partnerships that empower teams to make more empathetic, effective, and efficient decisions faster.

As a regular contributor to leading trade and business publications, and a frequent guest on industry panels, Chrissie is a passionate advocate for the unique roles that people, brands, and technology play in unleashing the power of creativity around the world. Chrissie was this year’s Cannes Creative Strategy Lions Jury President, as well as the 2021 jury member for Cannes Media Lions, and is a regular WARC Effectiveness awards judge, She actively champions work that demonstrates greater DE&I and Sustainability efforts, and is committed to celebrating the work that drives better business outcomes.

Chrissie is deeply vested in ensuring the industry moves towards a net positive attention ecosystem, connecting ideas meaningfully to culture and context to drive responsible growth. Her role in OMD’s Brand Safety and Responsibility efforts as the agency’s representative for the Global Alliance for Responsible Media (GARM) at WFA means that the relationship between Attention and Intention is at the fore of OMD’s commitment to better decisions, faster.

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