April 2, 2014
8:30 AM - 6:00 PM
The New York Times, 620 8th Ave., NYC
Event by invitation only. Limited space available.
Andy Murray joined Walmart in September 2013 and is responsible for leading Walmart’s advertising, brand, and associate communication. Murray is a seasoned marketer and pioneer in the retail and shopper marketing space. Prior to joining Walmart, Murray was Founder and CEO of Mercury 11, a marketing technology agency that helped brands leverage cloud-computing to re-invent their marketing approaches. In 2013 Shoptology, a Project Worldwide company, acquired Mercury 11.
Murray is also the Founder and Retired Chairman of Saatchi & Saatchi X, an agency he started from scratch in 1997 as one of the early pioneers in the new advertising discipline of shopper marketing. Saatchi X maintains an esteemed client roster of Fortune 100 companies such as Procter & Gamble, Wendy’s, LG, Pepsico, and others. Murray lead the growth of the agency into an international leader with offices in 22 locations across North America, Latin America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Before starting Saatchi & Saatchi X, Murray was VP of Marketing and Creative for Hallmark subsidiary DaySpring Cards. And prior to that, Murray held several technology-oriented positions at Procter & Gamble, including membership in the industry-leading P&G Walmart team in Fayetteville, Arkansas.
Murray is a frequent speaker and writer in the areas of the future of marketing, entrepreneurship, and how to unlock the creative potential of an organization.
Murray serves on a number of non-profit boards including the Executive Council at The Soderquist Center for Leadership and Ethics, and is a lifetime Honorary Board Member on the University of Arkansas Center for Retailing Excellence, and serves on the Board of Directors for Compassion House.
Senior Vice President, Creative and Marketing Operations