J.J. Carter serves as global Chief Operating Officer and President of FleishmanHillard’s Americas region. In this capacity, he drives operational excellence that contributes to the firm’s growth, competitiveness and performance worldwide. He works closely with president and CEO John Saunders to enhance the overall client experience, the employee experience and the firm’s relationship with DAS and Omnicom partners.
Since joining FH in 2005, Carter has held a variety of key leadership roles including global client relationship manager, general manager of the San Francisco office, regional president of the U.S. West and more recently expanded responsibility for Canada and the East. In addition to helping FleishmanHillard launch its sports business team, Carter previously led communications for various professional teams and leagues, including the Association of Tennis Professionals and the NBA’s Detroit Pistons and Dallas Mavericks.