Andrew Bailey Chairman, Proximity North America

Andrew Bailey is the Chairman of Proximity North America and a long-standing champion of ideas that drive client business. Andrew’s vision for Proximity -– to develop world-class creative driven by consumer insight -– has led the office to national and global markets.

Andrew’s proven ability for attracting talent, interpreting current business environments and navigating the shifts in the industry has earned him the respect and loyalty of his peers.

His tenure, first as VP and then as President & CEO of Proximity Canada, helped Proximity Canada become Canada’s Digital Agency of the Year in 2006 and be short-listed again in 2011. His determination and talent for growing relationships within different business categories has been instrumental in attracting global and North American blue-chip clients like P&G, HP, Mars, Campbell, Blackberry, and Visa.

Under Andrew’s leadership Proximity Canada grew from a team of 14 to 200, making it one of the largest and most successful agencies within the Proximity global network. His unwavering commitment to excellence has been a key factor in delivering work that earned metal at numerous festivals around the world including Cannes, the LIAAs, New York Festivals and the One Show.

In his new role as Chairman of Proximity North America, Andrew continues to bring leadership, enthusiasm and commitment to excellence to offices now under his leadership in North America.