Ruth Bayley is the Head of Legal for UK & Ireland at Publicis Groupe, the world’s third largest communications company. She leads a diverse, multi-skilled team providing strong corporate, compliance and commercial legal advice and partnership to Publicis Groupe’s UK creative, media, digital, technology and consulting agencies and to many of its global accounts.
Previously, Ruth was a key member of the global legal team at Sapient Corporation in Boston, Massachusetts, a $1.4B global digital marketing and technology services company, publicly-traded on Nasdaq and now a subsidiary of Publicis Groupe. During her tenure at Sapient, Ruth led the legal support of a number of large business units and took on numerous other global legal roles and challenges while based in both the US and UK, finishing up as Director of Legal, UK.
Before joining Sapient, Ruth practiced in the Commercial and Restructuring Department at Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky and Popeo PC in Boston, Massachusetts.