26 Agency Leaders Who Are Becoming the Industry's New Icons

They're building brands, careers and new legacies

Advertising will always have its share of young rising stars, quickly building a name for themselves as they climb the ranks. But rising leaders, while even more important to the health and future of advertising, are harder to spot. Their work often shifts behind the scenes as they privately offer guidance and quietly share in glories.

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This story first appeared in the June 10, 2019, issue of Adweek magazine. Click here to subscribe.