Pippa Glucklich is to step down as UK chief executive of Starcom

After nearly five years, Pippa Glucklich, CEO Starcom UK, has decided to step down from her position and is leaving the Publicis-owned agency in December.

Under Glucklich’s leadership, Starcom has strengthened its UK client base, winning Lidl’s £70m media account in 2015, as well as picking up significant international clients including Fiat Chrysler and Visa in the last year.

Plans for her replacement are currently under development and will be announced in due course.

Iain Jacob, chief executive of Publicis Media EMEA, said: “I’d like to thank Pippa for her dedication, amazing contribution and the success she has helped deliver for the UK business since joining in 2013.

“On behalf of the Groupe, I’d like to wish her all the best for the future.”

Glucklich added: “I have had an amazing time at Starcom and I will miss the team enormously, I’m certain they will continue to do great things and go from strength to strength.

“I’m going to take a few months off with my sons before embarking on the next stage of my career in this fabulous industry.”