Linda Sawyer
CEO, Deutsch Inc.

Since 1989 Linda has been a key player in helping Deutsch Inc. reach new heights and become a leader in the advertising industry. It was under Linda’s leadership in 2009 that Deutsch became the North American anchor of the Lowe & Partners global network. This unique model combines Deutsch’s fierce independence and strong culture with a global federation of creative, independent and diverse agencies around the world that allows Deutsch to take it’s business-focused approach to new levels and simultaneously enhance Lowe’s U.S. offering. As Deutsch Inc.’s CEO of North America, Linda has oversight of Deutsch NY, Deutsch LA, Lowe Roche Toronto and Lowe Healthcare.

In 2009 she was honored for her outstanding achievement in the industry with a Matrix Award, presented by New York Women in Communications. She plays an important role on a number of associations including the Advertising Educational Foundation and the American Association of Advertising Agencies (The 4 A’s). She also sits on the Advisory Board and serves as Chairman of the Board for styling salon, Blow. In Seasons 1 and 2 of The Apprentice, Linda made guest appearances and shared her marketing insights.