Giulio Malegori

EVP, Global COO & Chief Global Client Officer, dentsu at Dentsu International

Giulio Malegori joined dentsu in 2010 as President and CEO of Italy, assuming the responsibility of Southern Europe in 2013. He was appointed EMEA CEO in 2017 and is a member of the Dentsu Group Executive Management team. Malegori started his career in client management at McCann Erickson before moving to ACNielsen. In 1989, he was the founding partner of an independent media agency, which later became part of CIA Medianetwork, where he held a range of executive roles in Italy and was a member of the European Board. In 1999 he was founding-CEO of Mindshare in Italy (part of WPP) and in 2003 he became the CEO of Mindshare EMEA and member of the global exec.  As CEO, dentsu EMEA, Malegori leads over 16,000 people to deliver innovation and people centered transformations for our clients. His role is key to overseeing the integrated growth strategy and business execution across the EMEA region. His strategic insights, passion for collaboration, and unwavering commitment to excellence are driving forces behind his success in shaping the EMEA regional business. As Group Chief Operating Officer, he leads dentsu’s community of Regional CEOs, and overseas Operations and IT to optimize the one dentsu client growth strategy and streamline effectiveness in business operations.


  • EVP, Global COO & Chief Global Client Officer, dentsu

    Current role


  • Group Chief Operating Officer, Dentsu Group Inc. & Chief Global Client Officer