Rob Reilly – who’s at the moment International Inventive Chairman of McCann Worldgroup – will be a part of WPP in Could, reporting to CEO Mark Learn.
In partnership with Mark, and the CEOs and Chief Inventive Officers of WPP’s businesses, Rob will champion creativity inside and past the corporate, fostering a tradition that delivers extraordinary work to WPP’s purchasers. He’s additionally tasked with attracting and nurturing the perfect artistic expertise, driving inclusion and variety in artistic work and groups, and dealing with know-how companions to gasoline the creativity wanted for his or her platforms.
Identified for serving to to create among the most iconic concepts for essentially the most impactful international manufacturers, Rob has led McCann Worldgroup’s artistic resurgence – overseeing highly-awarded work that has formed tradition within the wider world, together with the “Fearless Lady” statue on Wall Avenue for State Avenue International Advisors. McCann was additionally named Community of the Yr on the 2019 Cannes Worldwide Competition of Creativity.
In addition to successful quite a few awards himself, Rob has chaired a number of trade award present juries, together with Cannes Lions thrice. He’s a member of The One Membership for Creativity Board and the Fb International Shopper Council.
Earlier than transferring to McCann in 2014, Rob was Companion and Worldwide Chief Inventive Officer at Crispin Porter + Bogusky, which was named Promoting Age’s Company of the Decade throughout his tenure.
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Rob Reilly, stated, “Mark’s ambition is to make WPP essentially the most artistic firm on the planet. For a artistic individual, that was not possible to withstand. He’s main a whole reinvention of WPP and is dedicated to placing creativity on the middle of every part the corporate does. I stay up for becoming a member of the gifted workforce of individuals at WPP and serving to its improbable businesses proceed to construct on their success.”
Mark Learn, CEO of WPP, stated, “Rob is among the world’s most celebrated artistic leaders. He has been a transformative artistic pressure wherever he has utilized his appreciable expertise, and I do know he could have the identical impression at WPP. I’m delighted that Rob is becoming a member of us as we glance to make WPP synonymous with the world’s most artistic, handiest and most forward-looking work – and at a time when this has by no means been extra vital to our purchasers.”