SPOTLIGHT: ABI EVANS
SVP, Client Development
Abi currently serves as SVP, Client Development at dentsu, where she works to drive revenue across all agencies and specialties in the US. Prior to her role on the central dentsu team, Abi worked at mcgarrybowen, where she served as Managing Director, US Business Development. During her tenure at mcgarrybowen, she built out the Business Development function and led a number of pitches across mcgarrybowen’s global offices, including playing a crucial role in the agency’s American Express and Subway wins — all of which contributed heavily to mcgarrybowen’s Ad Age Comeback of the Year and Agency to Watch accolades.
Prior to joining mcgarrybowen, Abi spent 5+ years at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, working in both Business Development and Account Management. In her time in Business Development, she worked across the global CP+B network, playing a key role in account wins including American Airlines, Infiniti, Applebee’s, Roc Nation, Vonage, Anheuser Busch, Kraft-Heinz, and Fruit of the Loom. Prior to CP+B, Abi began her career at Condé Nast in their Digital Business Group.
Abi has a BBA from Emory University and an MBA from the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University.