Karen Buchanan

CEO , McCann Manchester

Karen joined McCann Manchester in January 2019 as CEO. Prior to joining McCann, Karen was both Chair and CEO of Publicis London. With over 25 years in the industry, Karen has extensive experience of leading brands such as Renault, Heineken, L'Oréal Garnier, Tesco, Morrisons and Unilever Foods to deliver world-class creativity and growth.  Karen also sits on the Advertising Association Board and until recently, has been a member of the IPA Council. She is a member of WACL and a Board Trustee of Sported, a Sports for development charity.