Cilla Snowball CBE

Cilla Snowball

Group Chairman and Group CEO, AMVBBDO

Course: BA, French, 1981

Cilla may be of interest to students with an interest in creative careers or working in advertising.

Group Chairman and Group Chief Executive of advertising and communications company AMV BBDO. French graduate Cilla Snowball has worked in advertising roles since leaving the University of Birmingham in 1981. Her career began as a trainee with Allen Brady & Marsh, before moving to Ogilvy & Mather as an Account Manager. She then joined AMV in 1992 and has held a senior management position for the past 16 years at AMV BBDO, the largest advertising agency in the UK. Cilla was awarded a CBE for services to the advertising industry in January 2009. She sits on the boards of BBDO Worldwide, Derwent London PLC, Comic Relief and the Women’s Business Council.

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