Tim Love's World

About Tim Love



Tim Love is former CEO of the Asia Pacific, India, Middle East and Africa region and Vice-Chairman of Omnicom Group, the leading worldwide advertising and marketing services company. Throughout Tim's 41-year career in the advertising industry he helped clients and the industry be more globally sensitive, collaborative and effective. His global brand building experience involved some of the world's largest advertisers including P&G, Nissan and Infiniti automobiles, PepsiCo, Unilever, Gillette, Mars, UBS, Kraft, Philips and Johnson and Johnson. While operating globally, Tim lived in Tokyo, Singapore, Brussels and New York, obtaining valuable, firsthand experience with consumers and cultures.

An active member of the international advertising community, Tim continues to serve on several boards and advisories including The Ad Council, The Heart of America Foundation, Organization of Women in International Trade (OWIT), Institute for Advertising Ethics at the University of Missouri, The China Young Artist Project and The Underground Railroad Freedom Center in Cincinnati.

In the summer of 2013, Tim co-taught an MBA elective, Branding and Communication, at Oxford University's Said School of Business. He is also on the faculty of the US Marketing Communications College, a pro-bono initiative at the Foreign Service Institute of the US State Department.

He is a guest lecturer at Oxford University's Said School of Business, the Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy in Singapore, Yale University's School of Management, Columbia University, the University of Illinois, Tsingua University in Beijing, Miami University in Ohio and Mudra Institute of Communications in Ahmedabad, India.

Tim was a founding member and first chairman of the 4A's Multicultural Advertising Internship program in 1972 and a founding member for Business for Diplomatic Action (BDA), focused on improving international business cooperation.

He has had numerous articles published that share his insights, and presented an array of papers and speeches on globalization, consumer and cultural understanding. Published works include "Think Like The Sun- The Secret to Global Brand-Building," "Our Language Impediment", and "Self-Regulation in a New Media World." He has also written a white paper for the US Department of State following 9/11: "Walk the Talk: What Corporations Can Do about Rising Anti-Americanism."

Tim is a James Webb Young Fellow with a Master's degree in Communication from the University of Illinois, and a BS in Business Administration with a Minor in Fine Arts from Miami University in Ohio.

Tim and his wife Kate now reside in Stonington, Connecticut where Tim also has his art studio. Most recently, Tim and Kate traveled to Singapore for the first Love Family Art Show featuring their and their three children's works.

Visit LoveFamilyArt.com to see the entire family's artwork.