BIMA names Weapon7 CEO Adam Graham as successor to chair Justin Cooke

Stepping down: Justin Cooke was Bima chair for over four years

The British Interactive Media Assocation (BIMA) has named CEO of Weapon 7 Adam Graham as the successor to chair of the organisation Justin Cooke, CEO of Possible UK.

Graham was appointed at the AGM and replaces Cooke after four and a half years in the role. Cooke has now been given the role of BIMA Ambassador and he said he would remain a “committed and passionate advocate for UK digital and for Bima”.

Upon his appointment, Graham pledged to diversify the membership of the not-for-profit organisation across the digital spectrum.

“BIMA has been revitalised since Justin Cooke first became involved back in May 2009,” said Graham.

“It’s thanks to his leadership that the Executive Committee and I first saw the potential of BIMA to sit at the forefront of UK digital. I look forward to building on his legacy and further transforming the organisation in the years to come.”

Members newly elected onto the Bima Executive Committee at the AGM were Keith Hunt, managing partner at Results International; Kevinjohn Gallagher, founder of PWB; Sean King, CEO of Seven; Shailen Joshi, managing partner, head of platforms and partnerships, Ogilvy One; Ian MacArthur, founder and director at Once We Were; and Lawrence Weber, head of digital at Karmarama.

Members re-elected to the Committee were Craig Le Grice, chief innovation officer at Blue Rubicon; Tiffany St James, director at Stimulation; Namuli Katumba, account manager at Six Degrees Group; and Gareth Jones, global brand and marketing director at LBi.

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