CEO, North America
- New York
Audrey Melofchik is Chief Executive Officer of Wunderman Thompson North America, responsible for driving growth in the region. She was appointed as CEO of North America in December 2021, stepping up from her role as CEO of Wunderman Thompson New York where she led agency operations in New York, including the integration of Wunderman Thompson Health.
With more than two decades of experience building successful brands, Audrey is known for prioritizing creative excellence, fostering strong client relationships, and promoting a strong culture.
She joined Wunderman Thompson from DDB New York, where she served as President of the agency in addition to her role as President of Velocity, Omnicom’s dedicated unit for Johnson & Johnson. Under her leadership, DDB signed notable clients, including Kroger, Aflac, Uber, Merck, among several others. Before Velocity, she led the global HP account at BBDO, serving as the Omnicom lead across ten agencies, helping transform the brand’s “Keep Reinventing” work into a globally recognized campaign.
Prior to BBDO, Audrey sharpened her digital and technology acumen, leading the NY office of Organic. While there, she also served as chief client officer and personally led the Kimberly-Clark and AT&T accounts. Before Organic, she spent eight years at JWT as a business director on Cadbury-Adams, Kraft, Jenny Craig, and J&J.
Known for her strong work ethic, no-nonsense workstyle, openness and deeply collaborative approach, Audrey is a highly sought-after leader by clients and teams alike. As an industry advocate, she is also deeply involved in mentoring and growing the next generation of diverse leaders through her involvement in the All Stars Project and She Runs It. She was most recently named a 2020 Working Mother of the Year by She Runs It. Recent empty nesters,
Audrey and her husband live in New York City with their beloved dog Breeze.