Tag Archives: Mark Read

It’s Read for WPP – here are some of the challenges he faces

Mark Read being appointed as WPP’s successor to defenestrated CEO (and founder) Sir Martin Sorrell is a done deal it seems. WPP isn’t being drawn on the subject, saying it will need to inform the London Stock Exchange first but ...

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IBM’s Kenny is latest CEO candidate to be tapped by WPP

WPP chairman Roberto Quarta and his chums on the board are keeping us interested in Sir Martin Sorrell’s successor as CEO of WPP. Latest name in the frame is IBM’s David Kenny (below), boss of its Watson and Cloud Platform ...

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Mark Read sets out his stall as CEO-in-waiting at WPP

WPP joint COO Mark Read has been telling the FT his plans for WPP, assuming he gets the chance of implementing them as the eventual successor to Sir Martin Sorrell. He says he wants the job. Read (below) is currently ...

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Wunderman hires two new data bosses

Mark Read’s revolution at WPP-owned Wunderman carries on apace: he’s already made Brit boss Mel Edwards EMEA CEO and now Wunderman is busy hiring further down the ladder. The digital, CRM and mobile agency (as it likes to be known) ...

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New Wunderman boss Mark Read shakes up Europe

New Wunderman CEO Mark Read, formerly WPP’s digital supremo, is getting a move on in his new job, appointing UK CEO Mel Edwards (left) to CEO of Europe, Middle East and Africa. She remains UK CEO while a replacement is ...

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Mark Read steps down from WPP board to become new CEO of Wunderman

WPP’s digital supremo Mark Read is stepping down from the main board to become CEO of Wunderman, once a direct marketing agency, now more of a digital supermarket. He succeeds Danel Morel who is becoming non-executive chairman. This will be ...

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