UK – Advertising giant WPP has hired Argos’ CEO John Rogers as its new chief financial officer, succeeding Paul Richardson who is retiring.
He was chief financial officer of J Sainsbury plc from 2010 to 2016, responsible for business strategy, new business development, Sainsbury’s Online, operational efficiency and Sainsbury’s Bank, in addition to core finance functions.
Mark Read, CEO of WPP, said: “John is not only an accomplished CFO, but also a leader with extensive experience of business transformation. His priority will be to lead a finance function that best fosters investment in creativity, technology and talent in support of WPP’s new strategy for growth.”
Rogers will take over the role next year.
Read more on the WPP website: https://www.wpp.com/news/2019/09/wpp-appoints-john-rogers-as-chief-financial-officer