MEC United Kingdom Media Buying/Planning

Basic Info

Core Competencies: Digital, Mobile, Social Media, E-Commerce, SEO, Branded Content/Entertainment, Marketing Technologies/Analytics, Strategy and Planning

Founded in: 2002

Network:

Holding: WPP Group Plc (London, United Kingdom)

Employees: 5000

Awards: 281

Creative Work: 21

Clients: 32


Contact

1 Paris Garden
London SE1 8NU
United Kingdom
Phone: (+44) 020 7803 2000
Email:

Tom George

Tom George

Chairman of UK and Northern Europe

Phone: (+44) 020 7803 2000

Core Competencies: Digital, Mobile, Social Media, E-Commerce, SEO, Branded Content/Entertainment, Marketing Technologies/Analytics, Strategy and Planning

Founded in: 2002

Network:

Holding: WPP Group Plc (London, United Kingdom)

Employees: 5000

Awards: 281

Creative Work: 21

Clients: 32

MEC

1 Paris Garden
London SE1 8NU
United Kingdom
Phone: (+44) 020 7803 2000
Email:

Tom George

Tom George

Chairman of UK and Northern Europe

Phone: (+44) 020 7803 2000

Team

Charles Courtier

Charles Courtier

CEO

Phone: (+44) 20 7803 2000

In his role as Chief Executive Officer, Charles is responsible for one of the world's largest media networks, overseeing more than 5,000 people in 90 countries.

Since celebrating its 10th anniversary in 2012, MEC has enjoyed a great run of success, tripling in size from both a revenue and profit perspective. MEC also holds the unique distinction of being named Global Media Agency of the Year by both Adweek and Advertising Age twice, in 2006 and 2007, as well as 53 local Agency of the Year awards over the decade.

In 2014 MEC won significant new business, including Vodafone and Tiffany & Co, both globally. Also BGL/Comparethemarket in Europe, Daimler Benz in APAC and Nestle in Australia. Currently Netflix is our fastest growing client globally.
Under Charles’ leadership, the company has grown its diversified offer into an industry-leading business model, launching specialist services in digital, mobile, social, search, content, data and analytics, MEC Access (sport and entertainment), MEC Multicultural (multi-cultural) and e-commerce. 

Tom George

New Business

Tom George

Chairman of UK and Northern Europe

Phone: (+44) 020 7803 2000

In 2005 Tom joined MEC as Managing Director and was promoted to CEO in 2007.
During Tom’s tenure, MEC has quadrupled its billings, rising from 14th to 3rd in the agency rankings, winning both the biggest media pitches of 2008 and 2009 respectively, Orange and Lloyds Banking Group. MEC have also recently been rated as the most competitive agency in the UK over the last four years by the independent agency assessor RECMA.
Under Tom’s stewardship, MEC has also achieved a notable number of firsts – the only agency to win Marketing’s Agency of the Year for 3 consecutive years, the only agency to win 5 Agency of the Year awards in one year (2009) and the first media agency to be awarded the highly prestigious IPA Effectiveness Company of the Year in 2009.
In 2011 Tom was promoted to Chairman of Northern Europe adding 9 further markets to his UK responsibility as well as joining the MEC Global Executive Committee.