Chief Client Officer, WPP
In October 2018, Lindsay was appointed Chief Client Officer of WPP, reporting to CEO Mark Read. In this role she is responsible for WPP’s 50+ Global Client Leaders (who lead the largest accounts with 40,000 colleagues globally) and organic growth. As CCO, Lindsay ensures that WPP’s major clients have access to the combined strengths of WPP, that the best talent is working on the client teams, and that they collaborate effectively with WPP companies and Country Managers to deliver fully integrated solutions for clients.
The CCO role follows Lindsay’s role as Chief Transformation Officer for GroupM and WPP. She was previously global CEO of Maxus, a WPP media agency. Her experience also includes roles at Young and Rubicam and PHD Media, as well as a client-side role with Sony Ericsson.
Lindsay is a passionate advocate for business leaders taking meaningful action to improve gender equality, launching a WPP-wide, global initiative (‘Walk the Talk’) to help senior women overcome the barriers to achieving their potential. She is also an ex-President of WACL (Women in Advertising & Communications London), a non-executive director on the board of Design Bridge and sits on Facebooks Global Client Council, influencing policy and product.