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Mark Read



Mark Read was appointed CEO of WPP in 2018. He has held multiple leadership positions at WPP since joining in 1989, including Head of Strategy and CEO of WPP Digital. In 2015, he became Global CEO of Wunderman. Earlier in his career, Mark co-founded internet start-up WebRewards and specialized in media and marketing as a principal at consultancy Booz Allen Hamilton. In 2021 he was awarded Fellow of the IPA status for outstanding services to the industry and in 2022 was appointed to the Natural History Museum’s Board of Trustees by the UK Prime Minister.

“Personal productivity is not the only measure of business success. A business is about how you solve problems. And I think you can do that better, more often, if you are together.”