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Latha Sundaram

Global Business DIrector

Latha Sundaram


Latha has spent over 23 years defining and deploying global media strategies and linking top brands with valued partnerships.  She joined Omnicom in 2015 as the global account lead for the McDonald’s business at OMD.  She moved to PHD in late 2017 to serve as the global lead for the company’s SC Johnson account.


Prior to OMD, Latha worked at The Abundancy, a strategic agency helping mission oriented organizations leverage digital to drive social impact.  She began her career at SMG, where she spent 18 years leading global B2B and technology clients such as Sun Microsystems, Oracle, Microsoft, and Samsung.


Latha is passionate about the role global companies can play to drive positive social change by “doing well and doing good.”  She serves on Omnicom Media Group’s Diversity Leadership Forum and leads Chicago efforts for Omniwomen.  Latha also serves on the Midwest board for the US Fund for UNICEF and is a mentor for MAFA, an organization dedicated to the professional development of diverse marketing professionals early in their careers.  She graduated from Northwestern University in 1995 with degrees in economics and sociology.