Robert Sawatzky
Oct 2, 2017

From corporate to startup

How Bessie Lee’s career has changed since leaving WPP.

Bessie Lee

Life is very different for Bessie Lee these days. After 27 years of corporate life, climbing the WPP ladder via GroupM to become the holding company’s chief executive in China, she gave up the C-suite to build her new venture startup firm, Withinlink, from scratch.

The corporate life may be hard to leave behind, along with its army of staff and resources, but one of the obvious benefits of starting fresh is the ability...

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