Wunderman promotes Stephan Pretorius to UK group CEO

WPP digital agency Wunderman has appointed Stephan Pretorius to the position of UK group chief executive.

As well as Wunderman London, Pretorius will also manage Acceleration, Burrows, Cognifide, Fusepump, Salmon, and Possible.

One of Pretorius’s priorities will be to offer clients a seamless array of services across Wunderman’s constituent businesses, from digital strategy, events, ecommerce, content, marketing technology and digital consultancy.

Wunderman EMEA chief executive and UK chairman Mel Edwards said: “In the face of rapid change in digital marketing, clients are looking for simpler solutions spanning the full range of digital marketing.

“Stephan’s appointment is designed to support further collaboration and integration across our entire network of growing businesses in the UK.”

Wunderman global chief executive Mark Read added: “Stephan’s technology and consultancy background is absolutely relevant for our clients’ needs. It’s a very exciting time for Wunderman and we are thrilled that Stephan will lead our businesses in the UK.”