Pip Hulbert and Chris Daplyn join top team at Wunderman

Wunderman has promoted the managing partners Pip Hulbert and Chris Daplyn to chief operating officer and managing director respectively, following the departure of the chief executive, Chris Perry.

Daplyn and Hulbert: promotions follow departure of Perry
Daplyn and Hulbert: promotions follow departure of Perry

Perry left the agency at the start of this month after just ten months in the role, as reported first by Campaign.

Hulbert’s remit will include focusing on the operational day-to-day running of the WPP agency. Daplyn has been tasked with leading client business, innovation and business development.

The pair will report to Mel Edwards, Wunderman’s EMEA chief executive and UK chairman. They will work alongside Ian Haworth, the recently appointed executive creative director, and Richard Dunn, the chief strategy officer, as part of the UK management team.

Hulbert and Daplyn both joined from Lida in 2013. Hulbert has since managed the Shell business, while Daplyn was promoted from business director to oversee client services.

Edwards said: "Chris and Pip are proven talents and richly deserve their promotions. We now have a first-class management board in place to continue driving the agency forward."

Subscribe to Campaign from just £57 per quarter

Includes weekly and quarterly print issues, plus unrestricted online access.

SUBSCRIBE

Looking for a new job?

Get the latest creative jobs in advertising, media, marketing and digital delivered directly to your inbox each day.

Create an Alert Now
BBH deputy ECD Caroline Pay exits
Share

1 BBH deputy ECD Caroline Pay exits

Bartle Bogle Hegarty has parted company with its deputy executive creative director Caroline Pay and has promoted Ian Heartfield, creative managing partner, and Anthony Austin, chief executive of Black Sheep Studios, to take over as joint deputy ECDs.

Agencies' anger at failure of Stronger In campaign
Shares0
Share

1 Agencies' anger at failure of Stronger In campaign

"We failed the country, we could and should have done better." So says one senior advertising executive involved in the Britain Stronger In Europe campaign.

Just published