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Gyro Managing Director Kate Howe has been promoted to UK CEO as part of management rejig

Leading business-to-business marketing agency gyro UK has strengthened its full-service offering for clients with an enhanced management line-up following a host of appointments and promotions. Kate Howe, previously managing director, has been promoted to Chief Executive. She will lead gyro’s continued evolution as a full-service B2B marketing agency and work with Liz Jones, CEO of B2B at parent company Dentsu … Continued

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MC&C Media’s Robin Trust promoted to UK Managing Director

MC&C Media have promoted Robin Trust to UK Managing Director from his role of Deputy Managing Director and filling the vacancy left by Mark Jackson’s who is leaving the agency to pursue “other opportunities that are of interest to him” MC&C Media founder Mike Colling said “The business is poised to grow further, structured in three pillars: the main agency … Continued

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Chime CEO Chris Satterthwaite to step down

Chris Satterthwaite, chief executive of Chime Communications, is to depart from the role after 15 years in charge. VCCP’s Adrian Coleman and Matthew Vandrau of Chime Sports Marketing will take over his duties as co-chief executives in January. Satterthwaite said: “I have every confidence that both Adrian and Matthew will be strong leaders of the company, supported by Stephanie Brimacombe, … Continued

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Mother founder Stef Calcraft has been named executive chairman of Dentsu Aegis Network UK & Ireland

Dentsu Aegis has sprung what’s probably the biggest surprise so far by choosing Mother founder Stef Calcraft as its new UK and Ireland boss, replacing Tracy De Groose. Founder of Mother Advertising Group, Stef brings an unparalleled breadth of industry experience and an entrepreneurial mindset, spanning all aspects of advertising from brand, creative, media and social & content. Jerry Buhlmann, … Continued

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OMD UK reinvigorates senior leadership line up

OMD UK has announced the promotion of Laura Fenton, David Josephs and Helen Walker to Managing Partners, joining the Agency Leadership Team led by agency CEO Dan Clays. Laura, David and Helen will oversee OMD UK’s 100-person Client Development department, set up to drive integrated service solutions for OMD UK clients.

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Publicis Media has appointed Sue Frogley as its new UK CEO.

Publicis Media has appointed Sue Frogley as UK chief executive, replacing Amanda Morrissey who stepping down as CEO after 18 months to become president of global strategy, Publicis Spine. Iain Jacob, CEO of Publicis Media EMEA, said: “In Amanda and Sue we have two formidable and dynamic leaders and I am delighted they have taken on these vital roles as … Continued

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Havas Media Group UK CEO Paul Frampton leaves the business

Havas UK and Ireland CEO Paul Frampton is set to leave after 20 years with the group. Frampton is the latest in a string of senior departures that illustrate the precarious position of a business restructuring itself for the modern media market. He was promoted to the role in February 2016, having run the media side of the UK business, … Continued

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Tracy De Groose set to resign as UK CEO of Dentsu Aegis Network

Following a three-year stint with Dentsu Aegis Network Tracy De Groose is expected to stand down as UK & Ireland chief executive. De Groose, formerly the  managing director of Naked Communications, has not yet revealed her next career move. Japanese-owned Dentsu Aegis Network, which is headquartered in London, has had some significant business wins during De Groose’s time in charge, … Continued

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Wunderman London promotes Chief Operating Officer Pip Hulbert to CEO

Wunderman London celebrates exciting year with reinforced management team; Pip Hulbert promoted to CEO, Richard Dunn steps up to Chairman and Ian Haworth becomes Chief Creative Officer, while Abi Ellis joins as Executive Creative Director   Having joined the agency in 2013, Pip Hulbert steps up from Chief Operating Officer to CEO in recognition of the instrumental role she has … Continued

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Fallon’s Gareth Collins to be new boss of Leo Burnett as two agencies ‘align’

Publicis Groupe is shunting its Fallon agency from Saatchi & Saatchi to Leo Burnett and announces the appointment of Gareth Collins, current CEO of Fallon London, to CEO of Leo Burnett. The two agencies will align, with Fallon moving into the Leo Burnett Kensington Village office by the end of the year. Collins has spent two years leading Fallon, overseeing … Continued

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