Wunderman Revamps Global Governance as Part of Reorganization

by Florie Hubac , Adforum

NEW YORK, March 8, 2013—As part of a global reorganization, Wunderman, the billion-dollar, number one-ranked digital and CRM agency network revamped its global governance structure to give more opportunities for senior business leaders to share intellectual capital across geographies and disciplines. The new structure is designed to increase both the scope and momentum of network-wide initiatives. Wunderman global governance now includes:

Wunderman Executive Board

The Wunderman Executive Board expands and renames the purview of the former Executive Committee. Its purpose is to define the business direction and strategy of the agency with respect to finance, talent, new business, key accounts and technology. This governing body comprises senior leadership, including the newly named division presidents for Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health, as well as the yet-to-be named Global Creative Officer. Wunderman chairman and CEO Daniel Morel, who presides over the Wunderman Executive Board, also named two vice chairmen; other members include (alphabetical order):

  • Gurval Caer, vice chairman, chief marketing officer
  • Becky Chidester, president Wunderman World Health
  • Stephane Faggianelli, president, Asia-Pacific
  • Gary Laben, president, Wunderman Data & Insights
  • Sam Landers, president, Wunderman Brand Experience
  • Peter Law-Gisiko, chief financial officer, Wunderman and Y&R
  • William Manfredi, executive vice president, Global Talent Management
  • Stewart Pearson, vice chairman, chief client officer
  • Kass Sells, president, North America

About Wunderman

Advertising Age ranks Wunderman as the #1 digital and #1 CRM agency in the world. Founded by Lester Wunderman in 1958, Wunderman has 170 offices in 60 countries offering Brand Experience, Consumer Engagement, Data & Insights and World Health marketing solutions. Powered by complex analytics and strategic insight, creative content engages the consumer as participant, critic, creator and champion in always-on conversations to propel growth. Best Buy, Citibank, Coca-Cola, Ford, Levi's, Microsoft, Nokia, Novartis, Telefonica and leading local and regional brands are among them. Wunderman is a member of WPP (NASDAQ: WPPGY) and part of Young & Rubicam Group. For more information: www.wunderman.com.

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