Jo Sutherland replaces Rick Hirst as Carat UK CEO

Jo Sutherland, managing director at Dentsu Aegis Network’s mobile agency Fetch, is rejoining Carat UK as CEO.

Since joining Dentsu Aegis Network in 1999, Jo has had an impressive track record of senior leadership roles within the group, most recently as managing director at Fetch, but prior to that within media agencies Carat and Vizeum.

She will report to Matthew Platts, who was promoted to chief executive of Media Brands UK & Ireland earlier this week.

Jo, says: “Carat is continually challenging the media status quo by putting innovation central to its clients’ business agendas and by tapping into the diverse capabilities of our entire network. I’m delighted to join the team at this exciting time and lead the business through its next period of growth.”

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