Kirsten Flanik

Managing Director, BBDO New York

Kirsten Flanik is the managing director of BBDO New York. ??In addition to her agency responsibilities, Kirsten oversees the Mars business (which includes more than a dozen of the company's major chocolate, pet and food brands); FedEx; ExxonMobil; and the agency's public service efforts in support of Autism Speaks. ??Since joining BBDO in 2006, Kirsten has been named a "Woman to Watch" as well as one of the "100 Most Influential Women in Advertising" by Ad Age.  

Outside of her day-to-day responsibilities, Kirsten serves on the board of Somerset Hills Learning Institute, one of the premier institutions for children with Autism, is a member of Advertising Women of New York and BBDO's Women Leadership Council, a group dedicated to helping women succeed in the workplace.??Kirsten is a 1989 graduate of the University of Florida.  She currently resides in Brooklyn with her husband and their two children.