Mark Read to succeed Daniel Morel as Wunderman’s global CEO

Morel leaves the agency after 14 years; WPP Digital CEO Read was named chairman last year.

Mark Read, CEO of WPP Digital, will succeed Daniel Morel as global CEO of the holding company’s digital agency network Wunderman, effective 1 February 2015.

Morel will become non-executive chairman.

Read, who became chairman of Wunderman last year, will continue in his WPP Digital role, but will step down from the board of WPP.

Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO, WPP, said, “Under Daniel’s leadership, Wunderman has become a global powerhouse that is consistently ranked among the world’s top digital agencies. After 14 highly successful years, he has decided it is the right time to pass

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