Mainardo de Nardis
Mainardo de Nardis

Mainardo de Nardis has been CEO of OMD Worldwide since 2009. OMD Worldwide is a leading global media communications agency, recognized for its global footprint, strategic integration and creative innovation. It has been acknowledged as Most Creative Media Agency in the world by The Gunn Report for ten consecutive years; Adweek Global Media Agency of the Year for 2008, 2009, 2011, 2013 and 2014; the 2002, 2005, 2009 and 2011 Media Agency of the Year by Advertising Age; and Campaign's 2015 Agency of the Year for both Greater China and Australia/New Zealand.
Prior to joining OMD he was CEO of both Aegis Media and MEC Worldwide. He was a co-founder of one of Italy's third wave ad agencies before moving from advertising to media communications to start Medianetwork, Italy's first media independent.
Mainardo presided over the Cannes Festival's Media Lions Jury in 2012 and sits on the Boards of Omnicom Media Group, IAB Agency Advisory Board and the Ad Council, among others.
He resides in NY and London with his family.


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