Joanna Wardle has joined OMD UK as Managing Partner – New Business and Marketing. In this role, Joanna will lead the agency’s new business, marketing and PR agendas, reporting into Dan Clays, Managing Director at OMD UK and Omnicom Media Group (OMG) UK Chief Marketing Officer, Sam Phillips.
Joanna joins from Capgemini Consulting where she spent several years as a Management Consultant in their Digital Transformation business unit. During her time at Capgemini she worked across a variety of leading brands, notably in the retail, luxury and FMCG sectors. Prior to her management consultancy career, Joanna led the New Business team at the Institute of Practitioners in Advertising (IPA).
Dan Clays said: “Joanna’s experience, energy and enthusiasm make her the perfect candidate for this senior and vital role in our business. She adds a lot of value and we are looking forward to growing our business even further as she settles into her hot-seat.”
“I’ve been tracking Joanna’s rise and rise for many years now and am delighted to welcome such a charismatic and effective businesswoman into OMD UK”, said Sam Phillips.
Joanna Wardle added: “The pace of change in the media agency world is fast and it’s only getting faster. I’m delighted to be joining an agency that’s at the forefront of the media landscape already and which has such exciting and significant developments on the horizon too. It’s going to be a great year for OMD UK and I’m delighted to be a part of it.”