Space appoints Cat Kempsell and Sam Pepper as Creative Group Heads

Space appoints Cat Kempsell and Sam Pepper as Creative Group Heads

Creative agency Space has strengthened its creative team with two senior hires to work across the agency’s client portfolio which includes William Grant & Sons, Heineken, Arla Foods, General Mills and Wimbledon. Cat Kempsell, former Creative Group Head at Live & Breathe, and Sam Pepper, former Senior Creative at Wasserman, both join Space as Creative […]

Ralf Specht appointed Chief Executive Officer of Spark44

Ralf Specht appointed Chief Executive Officer of Spark44

Spark44 has announced the appointment of Ralf Specht as Chief Executive Officer (CEO), elected by the Joint Venture Board of Management. As of 1 January 2018, Mr Specht replaces Steve Woolford as CEO, who is retiring from the business. After a successful career with global automotive brands and communications agencies, Steve developed the Spark44 business […]

Serviceplan Greater China looks to future growth with a strong new Management Team

Serviceplan Greater China looks to future growth with a strong new Management Team

As Serviceplan International continue to expand their unique House of Communication model across the globe, making strategic creative and management hires to reflect their increasingly global outlook, Serviceplan China has appointed Chong Kin as Chief Creative Officer Greater China, Marcus Ma as Managing Director Beijing, and Lili Pang as General Manager Shanghai. Chong Kin and […]

GroupM’s Wavemaker opens for business in the UK

GroupM’s Wavemaker opens for business in the UK

Wavemaker, GroupM’s new billion-dollar revenue, media, content and technology agency created from the merger of MEC and Maxus, opens for business on January 9th in the UK. Wavemaker launches in the UK with a team of 700 led by the recently announced new CEO Jason Dormieux, and will service a portfolio of clients including L’Oréal, Vodafone, […]

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 […]