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Lindsay Pattison

Worldwide CEO Maxus Global


Lindsay Pattison joined Maxus in October 2009 in the newly created position of UK CEO. In August 2012, Lindsay was named as the new Global Chief Strategy Officer for Maxus, working alongside her duties in the UK. In October 2014, Lindsay took the helm of Maxus Global as worldwide CEO.

Prior to Maxus Lindsay worked at PHD for 5 years and in media for nearly 20 years. Lindsay has also worked client-side at Sony Ericsson, after starting out at Young & Rubicam in a full-service environment.

Transformation in an era of short-termism
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Transformation in an era of short-termism

Agencies have not really adapted in recent years following the big decoupling of media from the ad agencies.

Lessons from Davos: Responsible leaders listen to everyone
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Lessons from Davos: Responsible leaders listen to everyone

Maxus' worldwide CEO shares her key takeaways from the World Economic Forum, spanning leadership, AI and gender equality.

Google, Facebook, Twitter: From frenemy to frival
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Google, Facebook, Twitter: From frenemy to frival

It's important to change the language of competition in our complex media world, Lindsay Pattison writes.

Lindsay Pattison: Let's all try harder to walk the talk with women's equality
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Lindsay Pattison: Let's all try harder to walk the talk with women's equality

Many leaders pledged parity on International Women's Day yesterday, but we must ensure we actually deliver on our promises, says Lindsay Pattison, the worldwide chief executive of Maxus.

Why it's important for women to 'walk the talk'
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Why it's important for women to 'walk the talk'

Female business leaders have an exceptionally important role to play in mentoring other women, writes the worldwide CEO of Maxus

What makes me a Mad Woman? When women don't have a voice
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What makes me a Mad Woman? When women don't have a voice

Lindsay Pattison, the worldwide CEO of Maxus, says female-focused ads need to continue to smash stereotypes, not only to protect women's self esteem but also to preserve the reputation of the industry.

What makes me a Mad Woman? When women don't have a voice
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What makes me a Mad Woman? When women don't have a voice

Worldwide CEO of Maxus says female focused ads need to continue to smash stereotypes, not only to protect women's self esteem, but the reputation of the industry.

Why women should work together to reach the top
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Why women should work together to reach the top

As Wacl's annual training event Gather kicks off, president Lindsay Pattison explains how women should work together to help more women reach the top.

Lessons from a Davos virgin
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Lessons from a Davos virgin

Maxus' worldwide chief executive shares lessons from a first visit to the World Economic Forum's annual gathering

Who is media's leader of tomorrow?
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Who is media's leader of tomorrow?

When leading creative teams, gender and leadership style are two different propositions says the new worlwide CEO of Maxus

A view from the top
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A view from the top

I have a bit of a split personality right now, with two full-time roles at Maxus. I'm asked about work/life balance a lot. The reality is that I have no balance. I just have a blessed life, of which work is a massive part. I'm lucky that Mr P is also in the industry so the "blur" works.