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Chris Halsall

Growth, Innovation & Strategy

Chris Halsall is President of Global Innovation & Growth Consulting at OgilvyRED, with a focus on brand and business transformation and finding new pathways to growth. Prior to joining Ogilvy in 2008, Chris spent eight years with McKinsey & Company (where he led the Marketing Effectiveness Practice) and then joined Prophet Brand Strategy in 2004 as a partner in their New York office (where he co-authored the book, “The Marketing Accountability Imperative”).

Based in New York, Chris has served leading clients in more than 30 countries, including, AB-Inbev, Allianz, Canon, Citizens Bank, Danone, Express Stores, Exxon-Mobil, General Electric, IBM, Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly-Clark, Merck, Microsoft, SAB, Samsung, T-Mobile, UnitedHealthcare, and Walmart.

Chris began his career in brand management with P&G Canada. He holds a B.B.A from the University of New Brunswick and an M.B.A. from the University of Western Ontario, Ivey School of Business.

Chris lives in Montclair New Jersey with his wife Gina, son Grant and daughter Grace.

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