2023 Creative LIAisons Coaches

Andrew Simon

Global Creative Director
, Canada

With a Master’s degree from the J.L. Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Andrew is anything but the typical creative leader. His career spans both the U.S., with agencies including JWT New York and Saatchi & Saatchi Los Angeles, as well as Canada, notably leading DDB to be named Canada’s most creative agency six times and Strategy Magazine's Agency of the Year five times. In his seven years at Edelman, he has helped the Toronto office win multiple international awards and be named a finalist for Agency of the Year including in 2022. In his new role as Global Creative Director, he’s responsible for leading Unilever, the agency’s largest client.
Andrew has been featured on numerous podcasts and news programs and has been a repeat speaker for the American Marketing Association. He is Chair of the Advertising & Design Club of Canada and is a board member of Jake’s House, a charity supporting the autism community.