danielle bassil

CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER, UK , Digitas

Dani joined Digitas in October 2017 as Chief Operating Officer and was promoted to CEO in July 2018. She has since ushered Digitas into a new era, implementing a complete overhaul and strategic reorganisation of every aspect of the business, across the executive team, the work, the culture, talent and recruitment. She joined Digitas from J Walter Thompson London where she was a Managing Partner for nearly three years. Prior to that she held senior roles at Possible and Grey. She started her career in Sydney, where she grew up, at Ogilvy and Mather, before

moving to the UK 15 years ago, working at agencies like Wieden and Kennedy and VCCP. Dani has been awarded Campaign Digital Agency Head of the Year 2019, BIMA 100 CEO & Leaders Category 3 years running, and Women in Marketing Best Agency Leader 2019. Dani is an advocate for animal rights, loves spending time with her husband, little girl, 3 dogs, and enjoys being in the ocean as much as possible.