WPP PLC (WPP.L)
WPP.L on London Stock Exchange
21 Sep 2018
21 Sep 2018
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|68||2018||Executive Chairman of the Board|
|51||2018||Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director|
|59||Finance Director, Executive Director|
|2018||Chief Operating Officer|
|47||2010||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|59||2015||Senior Non-Executive Independent Director|
|66||2010||Non-Executive Independent Director|
|2017||Director, Investor Relations|
|Mr. Roberto Quarta is an Executive Chairman of the Board of the Company. He was appointed as a director with effect from 1 January 2015 and became chairman of WPP in June 2015. He is Chairman of Smith & Nephew plc, a FTSE 100 listed global medical devices company and Partner of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice and Chairman of Clayton, Dubilier & Rice Europe, a private equity firm. Previously, he was Chief Executive and then Chairman of BBA Group plc, Chairman of Rexel SA and IMI plc and a Non-Executive Director at BAE Systems plc, Equant NV, Foster Wheeler AG and PowerGen plc.|
|Mr. Mark Read is Chief Executive Officer, Executive Director of the company. Mark has held multiple leadership positions across the company, including nine years as an Executive Director of WPP plc. For 12 years, as Head of Strategy and then CEO of WPP Digital, he was responsible for the company's digital development, including the move into technology through the acquisition of 24/7 Real Media, the creation of digital network POSSIBLE and the launch of Stream, WPP's celebrated "unconference". In 2015, he was appointed Global CEO of Wunderman, where he transformed the network into one of the world's leading customer-focused digital agencies. Wunderman is among WPP's largest businesses, with more than 10,000 people in 200 offices across 70 countries and clients including Microsoft, Dell, Shell, BT and Adidas. In April 2018 he was named joint Chief Operating Officer of WPP, with responsibility for clients, operating companies and people. Earlier in his career, Mark co-founded and developed internet start-up WebRewards. He also specialised in the media and marketing industries as a principal at consultancy Booz Allen & Hamilton, having started his career at the WPP parent company working on corporate development. Mark has an MBA from INSEAD and an Economics degree from Trinity College, Cambridge University, and was a Henry Fellow at Harvard University. He is the Chairman of the Natural History Museum Digital Council. Wired magazine ranked him as one of the Top 25 Digital Influencers in Europe in 2014 and he was named The Drum's Digital Individual of the Year in 2015 and 2017.|
|Mr. Paul W. G. Richardson is Finance Director, Executive Director of the Company. He became Group finance director of WPP in 1996 after four years with the Company as director of treasury. He is responsible for the Group’s worldwide functions in finance, information technology, procurement, property, treasury, taxation, internal audit and sustainability. He is a chartered accountant and fellow of the Association of Corporate Treasurers.|
|Mr. Andrew Scott is Chief Operating Officer of the Company. He had servef for WPP Corporate Development Director and Chief Operating Officer, Europe, have been appointed as joint Chief Operating Officers of WPP|
|Dr. Jacques Alfred Gilbert Aigrain, Ph.D., is Non-Executive Director of the company Since 13 May 2013. He was appointed s director of WPP on 13 May 2013. He is currently a Senior Advisor at Warburg Pincus LLP. He was on the Executive Committee of Swiss Re AG from 2001 to 2009 including CEO from 2006, and prior to that, he spent 20 years with JPMorgan Chase in New York, London and Paris. In addition, he is a nonexecutive director of London Stock Exchange Group Plc and a Supervisory Board Member of LyondellBassell NV and Swiss International Airlines AG. He was Chairman of LCH Clearnet Group Ltd from 2010 to March 2015, and also was a Director of the Qatar Financial Center Authorities until March 2015 and Supervisory Board Member of Lufthansa AG until April 2015. He is a dual French and Swiss citizen. He holds a PhD in Economics from Sorbonne University, and a MA degree in Economics from Paris Dauphine University.|
|Mr. Tarek Mohamed Noshy Nasr Mohamed Farahat is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed a director with effect from 11 October 2016. He is JBS’ Global President for Marketing and Innovation and a member of the Board of Directors. JBS is the largest protein production company in the world by sales. He initially joined JBS S.A. in 2013 as an independent non-executive director before taking on his current executive role in 2015. Mr Farahat serves on the Board of Alpargatas S.A. Prior to JBS S.A., Mr Farahat spent 26 years at Procter & Gamble, in a range of marketing and general executive management roles, working across Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Latin America, including the General Management/Vice President roles of the Latin America region from 2001. As the head of Procter & Gamble operations in Brazil (2006 – 2012) he led the company to a period of accelerated growth as well as successfully integrating the Gillette business. In 2012, he was elected by the board of directors of Procter & Gamble as President for Procter & Gamble Latin America and was also appointed to Procter & Gamble’s Global Leadership Council. Mr Farahat has a BA Business degree from the American University in Cairo and a degree in Finance from Cairo University. He is a joint Egyptian and Brazilian citizen.|
|Dr. John Hood, Ph.D., is Non-Executive Director of the Company. He was appointed a director on 1 January 2014. An international education and business leader, he was formerly Vice-Chancellor of the University of Oxford and of the University of Auckland. In his native New Zealand, he served as Chairman of Tonkin & Taylor Ltd and as non-executive director of Fonterra Co-operative Group, ASB Bank Ltd, and other companies. Sir John currently serves as President & CEO of the Robertson Foundation, and as Chairman of Study Group Limited and BMT Group. He also serves as Chair of the Rhodes Trust. Sir John also serves on the board of Aurora Energy Research. Sir John earned his PhD in Civil Engineering from the University of Auckland and then won a Rhodes Scholarship to Oxford, where he was awarded an MPhil in Management Studies. Sir John has been appointed a Knight Companion to the New Zealand Order of Merit.|
|Ms. Daniela Riccardi is Non-Executive Director of the Company. She was appointed a director on 12 September 2013. A prominent FMCG, retail-and-fashion products executive, she is Chief Executive Officer of Baccarat, the international luxury goods company, and was Chief Executive Officer of Diesel Group, the innovative fashion business. She was an executive at Procter & Gamble for 25 years, including service as President of Procter & Gamble Greater China, with 7,000 employees, and Vice President-General Manager for Eastern Europe & Russia. Ms Riccardi also sits on the Board of Kering and on the Board of Comite Colbert. Ms Ricardi is a guest lecturer at Grenoble Ecole de Management in Paris. Ms Riccardi is a Magna Cum Laude graduate in Political Science and International Studies at Sapienza University of Rome and completed a Fellowship in Marketing at Yale University.|
|Ms. Sally Susman is Non-Executive Director of WPP Plc. She was appointed a director on 13 May 2013. She is currently executive vice president, Corporate Affairs for Pfizer, the world’s largest biopharmaceutical company. Sally also heads the firm’s corporate responsibility group and plays a key role in shaping policy initiatives. Before joining Pfizer in 2007, she was EVP of Global Communications at Estée Lauder, where she directed global corporate affairs strategy and served as a member of the Executive Committee. She also held several senior corporate affairs posts at American Express, working in both London and the US. She started her career in government service focused on international trade issues and her positions included Deputy Assistant Secretary for Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs in the US Department of Commerce. She serves on the board of the International Rescue Committee. Sally holds a BA in Government from Connecticut College in the US and has studied at the London School of Economics.|
|Mr. Ruigang Li is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed a director of WPP on 12 October 2010. He is the Founding Chairman of CMC Capital Partners and CMC Holdings (CMC), China’s most prestigious platforms for media and entertainment investment and operation with an extensive coverage across the entire spectrum of traditional and internet space. Ruigang Li has led CMC to create a number of champions and emerging leaders in key sub-sectors including television, film, animation, sports, music, location-based entertainment, financial media, financial and media data services, advertising, e-commerce, ticketing, mobile video social network, game and education. Ruigang Li was the Chairman and President of SMG (Shanghai Media Group) for more than 10 years and successfully transformed SMG from a Shanghaibased provincial broadcaster into China’s leading media conglomerate with the most diversified business scope.|
|Ms. Nicole K. Seligman is Senior Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. She was appointed a director on 1 January 2014. Most recently, Ms Seligman served as President of Sony Entertainment, Inc. and Sony Corporation of America and Sony Group Senior Legal Counsel. Until 2014, she was Executive Vice President and General Counsel of Sony Corporation. Previously, as a partner in the Washington law firm of Williams & Connolly, she counselled a wide range of clients, including major media companies, on complex litigation and commercial matters. She was a law clerk for US Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall and was associate editorial page editor for the Asian Wall Street Journal. Ms Seligman serves on the Board of Viacom Inc. She was a Magna Cum Laude graduate of both Harvard College and Harvard Law School.|
|Mr. Solomon D. Trujillo is Non-Executive Independent Director of the Company. He was appointed a director of WPP on 12 October 2010. He is an international business executive with three decades’ experience as CEO of high-cap global companies in the US, EMEA and Asia Pacific. A digital pioneer and long-time practitioner of market-based management, Sol was an early champion of high-speed broadband and the mobile internet to stimulate productivity and innovation across all sectors of the economy. Sol currently sits on corporate boards in the US, EU, and China and has managed operations in more than 25 countries around the world – including developed as well as emerging markets from the EU and North America to China, Australasia, Africa and the Middle East.|
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