Julie Scelzo

Global Chief Creative Officer
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Julie Scelzo is mcgarrybowen’s global executive creative director for American Express.

Prior to joining mcgarrybowen, Julie was the first in-house Executive Creative Director for Pandora. There, Julie led a full rebrand for the company as well as launching two of Pandora’s biggest products and winning a Cannes Lion and Clio. Before joining Pandora, Julie was Creative Strategist for Facebook and Instagram.

A native of Chicago, Julie began her career at Leo Burnett. Next, she headed west to run creative for the Dockers brand at FCB West, and landed many new business wins, including her successful mission to bring the Global Levi’s account back to the agency after a long hiatus. As Global Creative Lead on Levi’s, she launched the iconic “Live in Levi’s,” which remains the brand platform to this day.

Julie has received numerous accolades, most recently being named to the Adweek Creative 100 for 2019. She was twice named to Business Insider’s 33 Most Creative Women in Advertising. Julie will serve as a mentor for Cannes’ 2019 See It Be It program.