MRM//McCann Appoints Chris Pearce as London Chief Executive Officer

MRM//McCann Appoints Chris Pearce as London Chief Executive Officer

MRM//McCann, a leading global customer relationship agency, announced that it has named Chris Pearce as the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the London office. “Chris is someone I’ve admired for a long, long time,” said Nicky Bullard, Chairwoman and Chief Creative Officer, MRM//McCann London. “His amazing ability and phenomenal energy makehim a fantastic addition to the […]

Dept Names Dimi Albers as Global CEO

Dept Names Dimi Albers as Global CEO

As part of their continued growth, the international agency Dept has announced that Dimi Albers will fulfill their new role of Global Chief Executive Officer. Paul Manuel, Chairman of Dept’s Board said of the appointment “​Dimi is one of a kind. He has a deep understanding of our market and a huge drive to serve […]

MAGNET Global Network taps Melissa Lentz as first Chief Executive Officer

MAGNET Global Network taps Melissa Lentz as first Chief Executive Officer

Melissa A. Lentz has been named to the newly created position of Chief Executive Officer of the MAGNET Global Network – the Marketing & Advertising Global Network of leading independent advertising agencies. MAGNET is comprised of 40 member agencies that collectively serve more than 800 clients and bill nearly $3 billion annually from offices in […]

Mark Read appointed as Chief Executive Officer by WPP

Mark Read appointed as Chief Executive Officer by WPP

WPP plc announces the appointment of Mark Read as Chief Executive Officer and his appointment to the Board of WPP as an Executive Director with immediate effect. Roberto Quarta, Chairman of WPP, said: “The Board carried out a rigorous selection process, assessing internal and external candidates. That process, alongside Mark’s wise and effective stewardship of […]

Ross Paterson succeeds Jan de Roos as WoodWing’s Chief Executive Officer

Ross Paterson succeeds Jan de Roos as WoodWing’s Chief Executive Officer

WoodWing, a leader in multichannel content creation, announced the appointment of Ross Paterson as the company’s new Chief Executive Officer (CEO). Effective immediately, Paterson will succeed Jan de Roos, who prepared the company for the next phase of growth. Under De Roos’ leadership, WoodWing has improved its internal organisation while expanding its global footprint further […]

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell Steps Down

WPP CEO Sir Martin Sorrell Steps Down

Sir Martin Sorrell has stepped down as Chief Executive Officer of WPP with immediate effect. Roberto Quarta, Chairman of WPP, becomes Executive Chairman until the appointment of a new Chief Executive Officer. Mark Read, Chief Executive Officer of Wunderman and WPP Digital, and Andrew Scott, WPP Corporate Development Director and Chief Operating Officer, Europe, have […]

Burns Group promote Joanne McKinney to the role of CEO

Burns Group promote Joanne McKinney to the role of CEO

Burns Group, a leading brand transformation and advertising company, announced the promotion of Chief Strategy Officer Joanne McKinney to the role of Chief Executive Officer, effective immediately. McKinney has been the strategic leader of Burns Group for the past eight years, reimagining what strategic planning means in today’s consumer-led world. In her new role as […]

Silver Agency appoints Alison Masters as new Chief Executive Officer

Silver Agency appoints Alison Masters as new Chief Executive Officer

Silver, a leading B2B full-service agency, has appointed Alison Masters as its new Chief Executive Officer starting immediately. Silver founder and current CEO, Graham Dodridge, will assume the role of Chairman. Alison joins Silver from 1Spatial, a software solutions provider and leader in managing geospatial data, where she was Chief Marketing and Partner Officer since […]

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 […]

Natalie Maher appointed new CEO of Pollitt & Partners

Natalie Maher appointed new CEO of Pollitt & Partners

Brand agency Pollitt & Partners has announced the appointment of Natalie Maher as chief executive officer. Natalie has joined the agency, to lead a team of 37 partners at the UK’s first 100% employee-owned branding agency. This leadership change is integral to the agency’s continued growth and success. Natalie comments: “It’s always been important to […]