As Chairman & Chief Executive Officer of McCann Worldgroup, Harris Diamond leads a multidisciplinary marketing services organization that creates communications solutions for many companies and brands around the world. The group, which consists of 24,000 employees in more than 120 countries, works for global corporations such as Coca-Cola, General Mills, General Motors, L´Oréal, MasterCard, Microsoft, Nestlé, and Reckitt Benckiser as well as many regional and local clients.McCann Worldgroup comprises 10 global communications networks that work together collaboratively to deliver effective marketing solutions. These include McCann Erickson (advertising); MRM//McCann (digital marketing/relationship management); Momentum Worldwide (total brand experience); McCann Health (professional/dtc communications); CRAFT (global adaptation and production); UM (media management), Weber Shandwick (public relations); FutureBrand (consulting/design); ChaseDesign (shopper marketing); and PMK-BNC (entertainment/brand/popular culture).Recognized widely for his achievements as a communications professional, Harris was named by Advertising Age as its 2015 “Executive of the Year.” This follows similar accolades for his leadership in the public relations field. He was named “PR Agency Executive of the Decade” by The Holmes Report and has been cited as one of the “100 most influential PR people in the 20th century” by PR Week.Prior to joining McCann Worldgroup, Harris served as CEO of Interpublic’s Constituency Management Group (CMG) and as CEO of Weber Shandwick. In addition to Weber Shandwick, CMG includes companies in sports marketing (Octagon), experiential marketing (Jack Morton Worldwide), branding (FutureBrand), and public relations (Golin).Harris’s civic involvements have encompassed both the health and cultural areas. He serves as Chairman Elect of the Ronald McDonald House of New York, which helps provide a home away from home for children being treated for serious illness, and as a board member of the New York City Center, the performing arts venue. He also holds industry positions as a board member of the U.S. Ad Council and has served on the Board of Directors of several public companies and as a past Chairman of the Council of Public Relations Firms.Earlier in his career, Harris served as a political campaign consultant, working on U.S. gubernatorial and senatorial campaigns, and advising foreign governments and political parties. He holds both MBA and JD degrees.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Harris Diamond and other top speakers and celebrities.