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Jon Gittings

EVP, Strategy, NA

In his role as EVP, Strategy, for North America, Jon Gittings oversees Essence's strategy teams across the agency's offices in New York, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Seattle, Minneapolis, Chicago, and Toronto.

An industry leader in communications, media strategy, and creative thinking, Gittings served as Chief Strategy Officer for the Americas and as Global Business Development Strategy Officer at MediaCom before joining Essence in 2018. Prior to signing on with MediaCom in 2014, Jon spent a decade and a half in senior and executive strategy and planning roles at OMD and Omnicom.

Jon received a B.A. (Hons) in History of Art, English and American Literature from the University of East Anglia.