Claire Humphris named CEO of Iris London

Iris has named Claire Humphris as its London CEO, promoted from global CMO following the imminent departure of Chris Marlow.

In her new role Claire will be responsible for leading the 400-strong office, overseeing new business activity, existing clients and operations. Claire has been promoted from her previous role as global chief marketing officer, where she was responsible for the integrated network’s global growth. She will be taking over responsibilities from Chris Marlow, who is set to depart the agency after 16 years. Claire will report to Deputy Global CEO Steve Bell.

Steve Bell, Deputy Global CEO, said: “As a co-founder of Iris, no one knows Iris better than Claire. She is the embodiment of our ‘for the forward’ philosophy and I’m excited to see the next chapter for Iris under her leadership. I’d also like to thank Chris for everything that he has done in his time at Iris. His hard work, commitment and leadership has taken Iris London to an incredible place from both a product and cultural perspective. I wish him all the best and I know he’ll do an amazing job at whatever he sets his sights on next.”

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