Global and NYC CEO
Sarah Thompson is Global CEO of Droga5, a creative and strategic advertising agency founded in 2006 and headquartered in New York City. The agency is a thirteen-time Agency of the Year winner and also has an office in London.
Prior to settling in New York City, Sarah made her way from her home in western Maine to San Francisco, then to Boston, with stints at Goodby Silverstein & Partners and Mullen along the way. Before joining Droga5 in 2008, Sarah worked at BBH New York as Head of Account Management and Head of International Accounts.
Sarah joined Droga5 in 2008 as General Manager, and was promoted to President after two years. It wasn’t long before she was named CEO in 2013 and Global CEO in 2014. As Global CEO, Sarah works alongside the leadership teams in both offices, helping Droga5 continue to capitalize on business opportunities and diversify its portfolios globally while maintaining a culture that constantly innovates and delivers breakthrough ideas. In 2012, Sarah was personally recognized with the Advertising Women of New York’s Quantum Leap Award.
Outside the office, Sarah likes to spend her time at home in Park Slope with her husband, son and daughter.