VCCP Media’s plans for growth in 2020 have commenced with an exciting new leadership structure and a new senior hire.
Marie Oldham, formerly chief strategy officer, has been promoted to the newly created position of executive chair, with chief operating officer Tara Marus and chief integration officer Peter Bennett becoming joint CEOs.
Steve Taylor will be joining the business imminently to become joint CSO of VCCP Media alongside Simon Jenkins. Taylor joins from OMD where he is currently global partnerships and innovation lead, Daimler. Prior to this he was chief product officer at Hearts and Science, where he was a key part of the team that set up the business in the UK. He has also had leading strategy roles at PHD, Stack, Saatchi & Saatchi and AKQA.
Michael Sugden, CEO, VCCP Partnership said:“The new line up is just reward for a team, who in 2019, delivered our strongest year ever. It also augments our mission to challenge the bad habits of the media industry"
Marie Oldham, executive chair added: “We have been steadily building a strong team at all levels within VCCP Media and we are proud to be working with great clients such as Investec, The Royal British Legion, GDST and Organix. The arrival of Steve and our new structure will enable us to strengthen our integrated proposition and take the agency to the next level in 2020”