WPP names Karen Blackett as first UK country manager

WPP names Karen Blackett as first UK country manager

WPP has appointed Karen Blackett to the newly created position of UK country manager. In an internal memo to staff, Sir Martin Sorrell said Blackett – currently chairwoman of MediaCom UK – will focus on WPP’s core strategic priority of horizontality, ensuring that the group’s companies “work together effectively and present a seamlessly integrated and […]

MarComm’s Magnificence – 2017’s Media Magnificent

MarComm’s Magnificence – 2017’s Media Magnificent

MarComm’s Magnificence is a series where we highlight Magnificent individuals from the Marketing, Design, Advertising, and Communications industries. For the second part of this series we would like to honor those who have successfully led and greatly impacted the growth of Media Companies. From the Co-Founder of Whalar, an influencer marketing agency, disruptive B2B Publishers, […]

NABS appoints Karen Blackett as its new president

NABS appoints Karen Blackett as its new president

NABS, the advertising and media industry’s support organisation, has appointed MediaCom chairwoman Karen Blackett OBE as its new president. In her new role, Blackett will be instrumental in driving NABS’ new vision focusing on industry wellbeing. NABS’ vision sits alongside its newly defined role to improve and champion the wellbeing of everyone in advertising and […]