Famed ad exec to lead the way at ETC function

WELL known advertising executive Todd Sampson will be the guest speaker at next week's ETC BusinessLeaders function.

The Gruen Transfer star has attracted plenty of interest as ETC is expecting a record crowd for the event.

There's still plenty of time time until Tuesday's lunch at Pacific Bay Resort but 280 tickets have already been sold.

Mr Sampson is now the CEO of Leo Burnett, one of Australia's top creative advertising agencies and is one of the few CEOs in advertising to come from a strategy background - having spent 10 years as Head of Strategy.

Leo Burnett has been voted Media Agency of the Year in 2010, was the winner of the Media Grand Prix for Creative and Innovative work and was also voted stand out Australian agency at the 2010 Cannes Lions (2 x Gold, 4 x Silver and 3x bronze).

In 2012, Leo Burnett was ranked as the 7th most creative agency in the world and the only Australian company to ever make the top 10.

Also a regular guest on Channel Ten's 7pm Project, Mr Sampson will be discussing will be talking about creative and innovative strategies for business during next week's address.

Those looking for a ticket to the ETC BusinessLeaders function should contact Sally Petersen on 0408 894 954.