In November 2017, Lindsay was appointed as WPP’s first-ever global Chief Transformation Officer (CTO). In this role, Lindsay helps drive WPP’s horizontality strategy by overseeing the group’s 50 global client teams - ensuring all agencies are best connected to deliver the most effective and creative solutions for clients. She also performs the same role for GroupM.
Prior to GroupM, Lindsay served as Global CEO of Maxus (now merged with MEC to form Wavemaker) for 3 years. She joined Maxus in 2009 as UK CEO before taking on an additional role as Global Chief Strategy Officer for Maxus in 2012. Before this, Lindsay worked at PHD and client-side at Sony Ericsson, after starting out at Young & Rubicam in a full service agency environment.
Lindsay now sits on the Chime LTD board as a non-executive director, representing WPP. She served two terms on the WEF Global Agenda Council on the Future of Media and was named one of Cranfield’s FTSE Board Report’s 100 Women to Watch in 2015 and 2016. Lindsay was also named to Ad Age’s 2015 class of Women to Watch. As a passionate and vocal campaigner for gender equality, she launched ‘Walk the Talk’, an initiative to help senior women at Maxus to thrive and progress in their career – a program now adopted globally by WPP.