Executive Committee

The Executive Committee of WPP is responsible for leading the company and implementing its strategy. Its members lead WPP’s largest operating companies and central corporate functions.
Mark Read

Mark Read

Chief Executive Officer, WPP

John Rogers

John Rogers

Chief Financial Officer, WPP

Ajaz Ahmed

Ajaz Ahmed

Chief Executive Officer, AKQA

Ajaz is the founder and CEO of AKQA, which became part of WPP in 2012. Recognised as a creative pioneer, AKQA has won over 50 Agency of the Year awards.

Jacqui Canney

Jacqui Canney

Chief People Officer, WPP

Jacqui joined WPP in 2019 from Walmart, where she served as Chief People Officer, having previously worked at Accenture. She is responsible for all elements of WPP’s people strategy.

Jon Cook

Jon Cook

Global Chief Executive Officer, VMLY&R

Jon has led VMLY&R since its formation in 2018 as WPP’s new global brand and customer experience agency. He was formerly Global CEO of VML, which he joined in 1996.

Mel Edwards

Mel Edwards

Global Chief Executive Officer, Wunderman Thompson

Mel was appointed as CEO of the newly formed Wunderman Thompson in 2018, having previously been the Global CEO of Wunderman. She joined Wunderman as UK CEO in 2012.

Laurent Ezekiel

Laurent Ezekiel

Chief Marketing and Growth Officer, WPP

Laurent became WPP’s first Chief Marketing & Growth Officer in 2019. He joined from Publicis where he was President of Digitas, North America & International and Client Leader for GSK.

Richard Glasson

Richard Glasson

Global Chief Executive Officer, Hogarth

Richard became CEO of Hogarth Worldwide in 2016, having joined the marketing implementation agency in 2011. His prior role was CEO of Gyro International, the B2B marketing specialist.

Andrea Harris

Andrea Harris

Group Chief Counsel and Head of Sustainability, WPP

Andrea was appointed as Group Chief Counsel in 2005 having joined WPP in 1996. In 2017 she also became the Company’s Head of Sustainability.

Michael Houston

Michael Houston

Global Chief Executive Officer, Grey

Grey is among the industry’s most-awarded creative agencies. Michael became CEO of Grey Group in 2017, after roles including Global President and CEO of Grey North America.

Donna Imperato

Donna Imperato

Global Chief Executive Officer, Burson Cohn & Wolfe

Appointed CEO of the newly formed Burson Cohn & Wolfe in 2018, Donna was previously CEO of Cohn & Wolfe. BCW is one of the world’s largest full-service communications agencies.

Toby Jenner

Toby Jenner

Global Chief Executive Officer, Wavemaker

Toby was named CEO of global media network Wavemaker in 2019. He was previously Worldwide Chief Operating Officer of MediaCom, where he spent 11 years in a range of senior roles.

Christian Juhl

Christian Juhl

Global Chief Executive Officer, GroupM

GroupM is the world’s largest media investment group and home to WPP’s media agencies. Formerly Global CEO of Essence, Christian was appointed CEO of GroupM in 2019.

Andy Main

Andy Main

Worldwide Chief Executive Officer, Ogilvy

Prior to joining Ogilvy in July 2020, Andy led Deloitte Digital and scaled it into a multi-billion-dollar global business. He's an entrepreneur, helping reshape the industry by making the first move by a consulting firm to compete in the creative services market.

Lindsay Pattison

Lindsay Pattison

Chief Client Officer, WPP

Lindsay became Chief Client Officer of WPP in 2018. Prior roles include Chief Transformation Officer of WPP and Global CEO of Maxus, which she joined as UK CEO in 2009.

Stephan Pretorius

Stephan Pretorius

Chief Technology Officer, WPP

Stephan was appointed as WPP’s first CTO in 2018. Before that he was UK Group CEO and Global CTO of Wunderman, having joined the company in 2016.

Andrew Scott

Andrew Scott

Chief Operating Officer, WPP

Andrew joined WPP in 1999 as Director of Corporate Development. He held a number of other senior roles including Chief Operating Officer for Europe before being appointed COO in 2018.

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