Annette Male named APAC CEO of Wunderman Thompson
Male will join WPP from Publicis Groupe where she was the Chief Executive Officer of Digitas APAC
Published - 17-January-2019
WPP has announced the appointment of Annette Male as the APAC CEO of the newly formed Wunderman Thompson agency, according to media reports. Male will join WPP from Publicis Groupe where she was the Chief Executive Officer of Digitas APAC.
In this new role, Male will be responsible for all North Asian and South East Asian markets. Male will report to Wunderman Thompson Global CEO Mel Edwards.
Some media reports quoted Edwards as saying that APAC is a key growth market for Wunderman Thompson, and that they couldn’t be more delighted to have Male leading their team.
Wunderman Thompson has been created by the merger of J. Walter Thompson and Wunderman. J. Walter Thompson was led in APAC by John Gutteridge, who will now take up a new role leading the newly formed group as Chief Executive Officer of Wunderman Thompson in the AUNZ region. Caspar Schlickum, who was running Wunderman as Chief Executive Officer of APAC, will not be continuing with the company.