Gideon Spanier
Sep 14, 2018

WPP names Mel Edwards as Wunderman global boss

Move is new chief executive Mark Read's first significant appointment.

Mel Edwards

Mark Read has made his first significant appointment as WPP chief executive, promoting Mel Edwards to his previous role as global chief executive of Wunderman.

Edwards has been Wunderman's chief executive of Europe, the Middle East and Africa since 2015, when Read took over at the company. Edwards joined Wunderman as UK chief executive in 2012.

She will be in charge of 9,200 staff, looking after clients such as Shell, News Corporation...

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