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Jun 12, 2019

Former WPP executive Scott Spirit rejoins Martin Sorrell at S4 Capital

Spirit named S4 Capital's chief growth officer based in Singapore

Former WPP executive Scott Spirit rejoins Martin Sorrell at S4 Capital

Martin Sorrell's S4 Capital is tapping former WPP chief strategy and digital officer Scott Spirit to be its new chief growth officer, focusing on clients, mergers, acquisitions and investor relations.

Spirit will be based in S4 Capital's new Singapore office and while he is expected to leverage his considerable experience in the region, his role will be global in nature.

"I know that Scott’s proven knowledge of global markets will be invaluable as we continue to expand the business technologically and internationally," Sorrell said in a statement. 

Spirit joins from artificial intelligence firm Eureka AI, where he will continue to serve as board member and advisor.  Prior to that, Spirit spent 15 years at WPP working closely with Sorrell.

 “I’m looking forward to working with the teams at MediaMonks and MightyHive and building on their impressive early success. It’s a time of great change in the advertising industry and I’m excited to join a company which is so wellpositioned, ambitious and optimistic," Spirit said.  

S4 Capital also announced Elizabeth Buchanan will join the board as a non-executive director in July.Buchanan has 25 years’ experience in technology, marketing and advertising including founding digital ad agency, The White Agency, and holding senior roles at WPP, OMD Worldwide and most recently martech firm Rokt.

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