Wavemaker promotes Kelly Parker to UK CEO as Paul Hutchison departs

After four years as UK CEO and with a total of twelve years at the agency, Paul Hutchison, ‘Hutch’, is moving to Australia to take on a new role outside the group. During his time at Wavemaker, he successfully navigated the business through the Maxus/MEC merger, won agency defining business, for example in Nationwide, championed DE&I planning as an opt out versus an opt in approach and redefined the agency’s media partner collaboration.

Parker moves into the post as CEO in June from her previous position as UK Chief Operating Officer, reporting into EMEA CEO Ruth Stubbs. Katie Lee will move up from Wavemaker’s UK Chief Growth Officer to Chief Operating Officer.  Read more on the Wavemaker website: https://wavemakerglobal.com/female-leadership-duo-to-lead-wavemaker-into-new-era