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Heidi Hovland

Global Chief Executive Officer

You can't use up creativity. The more you use, the more you have.
Maya Angelou

3 Things to Know About Me

I grew up in Minneapolis, the middle child of Norwegian immigrants. We were firmly entrenched in the old ways through our Norwegian church community, and new ways thanks to a warm and striving neighbourhood humming with racial, economic and cultural diversity.

I’m energised by the bobbing and weaving, calculus and courage required by an industry that never stands still. My work enables me to be all of who I am – artist and philosopher, engineer and mechanic, cheerleader and coach.

Trust is the most important ingredient in any relationship, at home or at work. Committing to creative, courageous, leading edge ideas is the ultimate trust alliance between client and agency partner. For me, there’s no greater source of satisfaction than a client agreeing to take the leap.