Doug Ray is the U.S. CEO of Carat, Dentsu Aegis Network’s flagship media network. His vision is clear: to Redefine Media by leveraging the disruptive, yet powerful dynamics of globalization and media convergence.
Under Doug’s leadership, Carat has consistently achieved year-over-year growth by focusing his innovation agenda on people, product, and clients. The agency has added more than $4 billion in billings and nearly doubled in revenue since he was appointed to lead the brand in 2011. Most recently, Carat has expanded its relationship with leading marketers including P&G, Mondelez, Macy’s and Pfizer.
Doug also served as Carat’s first Global President from 2012 through the end of 2015. During this period, Carat was named Global Network of the Year (by Campagin), ranked #1 within RECMA’s Qualitative Agency Assessment five out of their last six reports, and Agency of the Year 54 times across 15 local markets.
Doug has been honored by Adweek as Media Executive of the Year, joining the publication’s prestigious list of Media All-Stars. He has also been named a Media Maven by Advertising Age and a Legend & Leader by NBCUniversal.
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