Chief Client Officer
A brand savant renowned for solving business problems, Erika Darmstaedter is relentless in pursuit of creating initiatives that boost bottom lines. Chief client officer since September 2015, Darmstaedter also leads FCB’s Beiersdorf business globally, a position she’s held since joining FCB in 2011. Under her leadership, Beiersdorf won 15 Cannes Lions in the past two years. The one-time president of FCB Hamburg has held leadership roles at TBWA and Saatchi & Saatchi since starting her career at Young & Rubicam in 1984. Fluent in German, English and French and conversant in Italian, Darmstaedter is an internationalist who grew up in Saudi Arabia, Taiwan and Israel.