Chuck Searle

Global Chief Client Officer

As VMLY&R's Global Chief Client Officer, Chuck is responsible for driving engagement, collaboration and purposeful innovation across the agency’s global network, and leading the Client Engagement and Solutions Delivery practices. Chuck is an energetic and dedicated marketer with a proven ability to integrate strategic leadership and a solutions-oriented technique across the agency's client relationships. His dedication to operational excellence, client satisfaction, team growth and world-class work sets the tone for the Client Engagement and Solutions Delivery professionals across the VMLY&R network.

Since joining VML in 2000, Chuck has driven key portfolio initiatives for many of the agency's leading client partners. Helping to drive VMLY&R’s mission to create connected brands, Chuck continues to lead integrated activations for brands, always emphasizing cross-channel strategies across the entire connected consumer experience. Chuck champions culturally-relevant work, ensuring client value and emphasizing growth in all partnerships. He serves on VMLY&R's executive and global leadership teams, and his emphasis on inclusion and diversity helps elevate the network’s culture across the entire organization. 

Chuck graduated from Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Missouri, with a degree in marketing and a minor in communications. He received his MBA from the Rockhurst University Helzberg School of Management with a focus in international marketing and management. Chuck is an active member of the Helzberg School of Management advisory board and serves on the 4A’s regional council. He has also served on several charitable and community boards throughout his career.

Kansas City, MO (Global Headquarters)
250 Richards Road
Kansas City, MO 64116
United States