Christopher E. Mead joined Gallagher in 2017. As Chief Marketing Officer, he is responsible for leading company’s global marketing and communication efforts.

Mr. Mead came to Gallagher from the CME Group, the world’s largest futures exchange. As Managing Director-Marketing, he helped shape CME’s global strategic direction and was responsible for the development of global marketing strategies, planning and implementation activities. In addition, he has held various marketing leadership positions within marketing/advertising agencies serving clients in the sports entertainment, restaurant, retail and healthcare industries.

Mr. Mead holds an undergraduate degree from Keene State College in New Hampshire and an MBA from Northwestern University’s Kellogg Graduate School of Management.