Troy Ruhanen - Brand Innovators

Troy Ruhanen

Global CEO, TBWA

Troy Ruhanen is CEO of TBWAWorldwide: The Disruption® Company. One of the world’s most innovative and creative companies, TBWA is a top ten-ranked global creative collective with over 11,000 creative minds across more than 90 countries. Clients include some of the world’s most admired and valuable brands, including adidas, Apple, Gatorade, Henkel, Hilton Hotels, McDonald’s, Nissan and Singapore Airlines.

Since joining the company in 2014, Troy has led a dynamic period of growth and innovation, evolving TBWA’s Disruption® methodology for an always-on culture, expanding its range of products and services, and advancing diversity, equity and inclusion across the group. It is Adweek’s Global Agency of the Year, and has been named to Fast Company’s Most Innovative Companies 5 years in a row.

In 2008, Troy was inducted into the American Advertising Federation (AAF) Hall of Achievement, honoring people 40 years of age or under who have made a significant impact on the industry through their leadership.