Dylan Davenport Joins Weber Shandwick as Executive Vice President, Brand, UK

Weber Shandwick, the global in-culture communications agency, today announced it has appointed Dylan Davenport to the newly created role of UK Executive Vice President, Brand. Davenport’s career has seen him at integrated, advertising and social agencies. He joins Weber Shandwick from social publisher Jungle Creations where he launched and ran their social-first creative agency, The Wild.

Dylan Davenport – UK Executive Vice President, Brand , Weber Shandwick

Davenport will be tasked with leading the brand proposition across The Weber Shandwick Collective in the UK. His focus will be on accelerating integration and collaboration across Weber Shandwick’s specialist brand teams to provide the agency’s clients with access to earned-first, culturally resonant integrated marketing solutions.

The Weber Shandwick Collective combines Weber Shandwick’s earned, creative and data analytics capabilities with deep specialist expertise in digital and social solutions through sister agencies Flipside and That Lot. Davenport’s role will see him help unify these capabilities to realise impactful and innovative solutions for brands looking to connect with consumers in a time of ever-increasing media, societal and technology complexity.  Based in London, Davenport will report to Weber Shandwick’s UK CEO Helen Bennett.

“We are thrilled to have Dylan join our growing team,” said Bennett. “He brings a wealth of experience working with some of the biggest brands in the world and I’m confident he will play an integral role in helping us continue to expand upon our creative offering. We have an extraordinary breadth of specialist and creative talent within our UK business; Dylan’s role will help us continue to unify that talent to help brands realise brave and impactful solutions.”

Davenport started his career at Rapier before moving to Beattie McGuinness Bungay, then adam&eveDDB, where he worked on clients including YouView, Halifax, Unilever, VW, The Automobile Association and EA Sports, including the multi-award-winning ‘El Tornado’ campaign for FIFA.

Davenport said, “The Weber Shandwick Collective is something very special. A network of the most incredible communications agencies effortlessly linked together. To help build The Collective’s creative offering with some immensely talented people is a real privilege. And judging by the work we’re currently developing, 2023 already promises to be stellar.”

Source: Weber Shandwick

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