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Anthony Reeves

President, Global Partner

Anthony Reeves is President, Global Partner at Essence, where he is responsible for overseeing clients' global growth, innovation and creating teams for the future.

He is a customer-centric leader who is passionate about a people-first approach. His personal mission is to help people feel inspired, to feel safe to tackle whatever they want, and be fulfilled by the work they do.

While Anthony joined Essence in 2021, he is not new to WPP, having worked for the company in Australia, the U.S., and globally in creative and strategy leadership roles at JWT, Ogilvy, Y&R, and Wunderman Thompson.

In addition to his WPP experience, Anthony was also Global Director, Creative at Amazon, where he scaled a business across all markets, Chief Creative Officer, North America at Publicis Moxie and he also had a stint at FCB.

Anthony has been highlighted as a leading digital marketer in 2018 by Campaign, won awards for DE&I, and was also awarded at Cannes, Effies, and other festivals. As a renowned keynote speaker on what brands need to do to survive in the future, he is often called upon to share opinions in industry publications and papers. 

Based in Seattle with his wife and daughter, he enjoys endurance sports, hiking, camping, and volunteering for the Challenged Athlete Foundation.