Head of Art Buying, Leo Burnett
Twenty three years ago Leah was lucky enough to be given the opportunity to be trained as an Art Buyer at McCann Erickson Advertising, Following seven years at McCanns were she honed her skills, She then branched out and worked for a number of other companies, some of these being, M&C Saatchi, Wieden&Kennedy and Ogilvy & Mather. Eventually Leah settled at Leo Burnett. where for the past twelve years she has been heading up the department and been fortunate enough to be involved in a number of ground breaking, creatively recognised projects, alongside successfully mentoring an number of art buyers.
Leah believes the job of an Art Buyer is truly one of the Greats. Its challenging, varied and incredibly rewarding. She adds ‘Leo Burnett is a fantastic agency, its a happy place, where there is a positive ‘buzz’ which encourages individuals to experience the new and never settle for second best’.