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Movers and Groovers : Publicis Media strengthens UK investment team further with appointment of PMX CEO

by on June 6, 2017 in Business, Lead Article, Movers & Groovers, Nuggets

Publicis Media – one of the world’s largest media buying operations – has appointed Chris Williams to the newly-created role of Chief Executive Officer, Publicis Media Exchange (PMX) UK.

Williams will be responsible for a trading and investment portfolio that exceeds £1billion of billings a year in the UK on behalf clients that include Mars, Asda, Visa and Belle.

He joins from Magna, IPG’s strategic media investment and intelligence unit, where he held the role of Global President. Before that Williams worked in senior roles for Publicis Groupe at VivaKi and Starcom Mediavest Group.

Williams will report to Amanda Morrissey, Publics Media CEO and takes up his role later this month.#

Amanda Morrissey said: “Chris has impressive industry experience as well as a deep knowledge of our company. His blend of expertise and skills will ensure we continue the transformation of both the team and the PMX operation in the UK which will strengthen still further our investment opportunities for all current and prospective clients.”

Chris Williams, said: “I am thrilled to be joining Publicis Media and helping the UK team advance their innovative vision and strategy which is delivering momentum with a string of impressive client wins as they bring their tenets of trust, talent, and transformation to life.

“The agencies and their client portfolios are world class and I can’t wait to get started in successfully driving performance for those clients via a PMX offering that is fuelled by data and technology.”

 

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