Jerry Buhlmann

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Jerry Buhlmann (born 26 November 1959) was the chief executive officer of Dentsu Aegis Network.[1]

Buhlmann is Senior Independent Director at Inchcape PLC,[2] Non-Executive Chairman of global digital marketing agency, Croud Limited.

Early life[edit]

Jerry was born in London on 26 November 1959.


Jerry Buhlmann started his career in advertising in the 1980s at Young & Rubicam and WCRS. In 1989 he founded BBJ, a specialist media agency in the UK, building the business until it was acquired by Aegis Group PLC in 1999. From 2000 Jerry held a number of senior positions within Aegis Group PLC until 2010 when he was appointed Chief Executive. Following the merger of Aegis Group PLC with Dentsu Inc. in 2013 Jerry was appointed CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network which covered all of Aegis Group and Dentsu operations outside of Japan. Jerry stepped down from the position of Chief Executive at the end of 2018 after 9 years.

Buhlmann currently holds the following positions:

Non-executive Director then Senior Independent Director for Inchcape PLC (since 2017)' Senior Advisor to management consultants OC&C (since March 2019). Chairman of Croud Limited – a private equity funded digital agency (since January 2020). Board Director of Tulchan Limited – a leading financial PR agency based in London (since October 2020). Chairman of Hybrid – a digital higher education marketing specialist (since June 2021).

Personal life[edit]

He lives between London and Surrey and has three children.


  1. ^ "Jerry Buhlmann to step down from Dentsu Aegis Network". Retrieved 2018-11-14.
  2. ^ "Home". Inchcape Corporate Website. Retrieved 2019-09-03.