Gary Fox-Robertson

SVP/Creative Director, Leo Burnett USA

A Londoner by birth, GFR began his professional career in Guadalajara, Mexico as a journalist. However, he quickly realized he much preferred making things up than reporting the facts, so switched to copywriting. After five years working below the line his hometown, he accepted a job at Leo Burnett and emigrated to Chicago. There he has worked on everything from the US Army and Nintendo to McDonald’s and Marlboro. Along the way, he has picked up numerous Cannes lions, ANDY’s, ADDYs, etc but is most proud that one of his pieces, ‘Sundial’ for McDonald’s, was recently inducted into the Clio Advertising Hall of Fame. For fun, GFR reads crime novels, listens to music, and hangs out with his four