Philip Durbrow

Chairman & CEO

Philip is one of the world’s leading authorities on corporate and brand identity. Philip provides leadership for our firm and strategic and creative guidance to high-level corporate, government, and non-profit clients.

Philip was formerly Vice Chairman of Frankfurt Balkind, the leading communication consultancy to the motion picture and television industries, and Vice Chairman of Landor Associates, where he founded and managed the world’s largest Corporate Identity practice. Philip has personally directed over three hundred programs creating and executing successful identity strategies for entities such as:

  • GE
  • Caterpillar
  • Bank of America
  • Boeing
  • Walt Disney
  • 20th Century Fox
  • Cotton Incorporated
  • Auto Nation
  • Sprint
  • The Washington Post
  • Westin Hotels
  • Alcatel (France)
  • Barclay’s Bank (England)
  • Old Mutual (South Africa),
  • Sony (Japan)
  • Feruzzi (Italy)
  • Jardine Matheson (Hong Kong)
  • The World Wildlife Fund (Switzerland)
  • the Nobel Prize Committee (Sweden)


Philip has served on The President’s Design Council and has been a featured speaker at the World Affairs Council, The European CEO Roundtable, The American Marketing Assn., The Bank Marketing Association and The American Society of Security Analysts. Philip is a former Hollywood stuntman and Army officer. He has trained with the U.S. Equestrian Team and was a member of the U.S. Olympic Rowing Team. Philip graduated from Menlo College, attended the School of Environmental Design at the University of California at Berkeley, received his BGE from the University of Nebraska and graduated from the Advanced Management Program of the Harvard Business School.

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