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May 6, 2021

VMLY&R boss Jon Cook opens up on DE&I

The global CEO of the WPP network was challenged to a public conversation by the agency’s Walter T. Geer, executive creative director of experience design.

Jul 23, 2019

Jon Cook: ‘I was scared we would mess up an iconic Y&R or VML’

Nearly a year after the merger, VMLY&R’s chief executive reflects on progress so far, on comparing notes with Wunderman Thompson and on applying lessons from China.

Sep 26, 2018

WPP merges Y&R and VML under Jon Cook

VML global chief executive Jon Cook has been handed the same role at the new agency being created by WPP through the merger of Y&R and VML.

Oct 17, 2014

VML CEO Jon Cook on acquisitions in China

CHINA - VML’s acquisition of Chinese social media agency Teein makes China the agency’s second largest market, a significant milestone for a company founded in the heartland of the US.

Mar 14, 2013

VML aims to tap increased demand for digital strategy in Japan

TOKYO – VML, US-based digital agency under WPP, has announced the opening of its first office in Japan, a market that remains challenging for foreign agencies despite increased demand in the digital space.

Feb 27, 2012

INTERVIEW: CEO Jon Cook on VML’s global expansion

SYDNEY/SINGAPORE – Having launched a full-service agency within the Y&R Group in Australia, CEO and President Jon Cook explains VML’s expansion strategy.