Mark Read was appointed as chief executive of Wunderman in February 2015. He has worked for the agency’s parent network WPP since 2002 across various roles including director of strategy and board member, he previously served as a corporate development manager for the business from 1989 to 1995.
Prior to re-joining the group he founded WebRewards, an online loyalty startup which he sold on to Bertelsmann in 2001.
At Wunderman he oversees the firm’s client roster which includes Ford, Best Buy, Shell and Coca-Cola.
Earlier this year Sir Martin Sorrell credited Read for “transforming” the digital marketing agency, and said that Read’s leadership enabled Wunderman to “become a global powerhouse that is consistently ranked among the world’s top digital agencies.”