David is the Global President of Y&R. Appointed January 2017 and based in London, he has P&L responsibility for all the Y&R agencies outside the US. Until December 2016, David was the President and CEO of Grey EMEA where he oversaw the agency’s stellar growth across the region and transformation from a traditional advertising agency to a leading global technology and communications company. During his time at Grey, the agency was Adweek’s Network Agency of the Year, Campaign’s Network Agency of the Year and six times Euro Effie Agency of the Year. Prior to joining Grey, David was Sony Europe’s Senior Vice President of Marketing Communication. Managing a budget in excess of $500 million, he was responsible for all Sony Electronics’ marketing communication activities across all Sony consumer and B2B divisions in over 40 countries. During his 15 years client side, David was responsible for making some of the most famous advertising in the world including Sony Balls, Sony Paint, PlayStation Mountain and PlayStation Double Life.