Robert Sawatzky
Jan 30, 2019

The job of building Wunderman Thompson

Leadership duo Mel Edwards and Tamara Ingram open up on their split roles, hiring Annette Male from Digitas to lead APAC, and Asia’s importance.

The dynamic duo in charge of forming WPP’s newest mega agency, Wunderman Thompson, have little time to rest. In Singapore to acquaint CEO Mel Edwards with the J. Walter Thompson JWT regional team, and chairman Tamara Ingram likewise with the Wunderman staff, the leaders appear to be on a treadmill of personal introductions, townhall meetings, office location planning and staffing decisionsa pattern only set to repeat itself as they travel to regions around the...

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