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Eve Leshaw

EVP, Global Managing Partner

Eve Leshaw


Eve is an award-winning media enthusiast who has spent her 25+ year career leading some of the top advertisers in categories ranging from Packaged Goods, Auto, Beauty, Financial, Spirits, Airlines and Telecommunications.


In her current role Eve has led the media evolution at The Hershey Company through the strategic use of data.  This journey has resulted in reaching high-value audiences and the development of more effective media plans.  Awards have followed including a Cannes Silver Lion and AdWeek’s Media Plan of the Year.


Prior to joining UM, Eve spent time uncovering media touch-points for a wide range of clients.  At Saatchi & Saatchi, TBWA and OMD she worked with brands such as ABSOLUT, Kmart, Proctor & Gamble, Johnson & Johnson and British Airways.


Eve has been awarded several industry accolades for her work over the years. She scored the Grand Prix Global ACE Award and won the Bronze at Cannes for NIVEA at OMD.  She won a Gold Effie for PaineWebber at Saatchi and a Silver Effie for NYC Public Schools at TBWA.


Eve lives on Long Island with her husband and is currently adjusting to life as an empty nester.  Redecorating that extra room has become a hobby.


Eve is a great leader and inspires her teams to create media masterpieces across UM in order to achieve the best results for clients.  Her integrity, drive and vision have earned her the respect of media and marketing professionals throughout the industry.