Peake joins from Publicis Worldwide, where she spent three years as its global marketing director. During her career, Peake has worked in a number of agencies in London and in her native New Zealand. She began her career at Saatchi & Saatchi Auckland, where she spent ten years, before moving to its London office as an account director. She then spent a year at Saatchis Sydney before returning to the UK to work for Publicis.
Marcus Starcke, the chief executive of Wunderman EMEA, said: "This is a new role at Wunderman to bring a dedicated focus to our marketing and new-business activities across our region. Deborah has a very successful track record and, as a multi-skilled communications professional, has the right blend of talents to help drive our operations to the next level."