Andrew Dimitriou

Andrew is responsible for managing VMLY&R across Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). He leads 24 Offices and over 3000 employees across the region, and he is responsible for setting the strategy, vision for growth, M&A, as well as client partnerships. In his first year as EMEA CEO of the new agency, he was shortlisted for EMEA CEO of the Year by Campaign magazine.

Andrew has worked at WPP for over 20 years on four continents. Before his current role, he led Y&R Europe for three years. During that time, the agency was Cannes Lions' Regional Creative Network of the Year (2017) and the Effies' Effectiveness Network of the year (2016).

Andrew started in New Business Development at Y&R New York before moving to account management, working with leading local and global brands including Xerox, Merck and Hill's Pet Nutrition. He also managed WPP's Red Fuse unit across Europe.

A firm believer that sports and education is a great equalizer of the economic divide, Andrew coaches' soccer for kids aged 4-8; and has been doing so for the last four years.

Andrew’s native Australia may be evident in his every spoken word, but he is a true globalist. He lives in Paris with his wife Jennifer and their twins, Zoe and Christian. He speaks English, Greek and Spanish and is working on his French every day.

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  • Andrew Dimitriou
Chief Executive Officer, VMLY&R EMEA