In October 2018, Lindsay was appointed Chief Client Officer of WPP, reporting to CEO Mark Read. In this role she is responsible for WPP’s focus on client centricty, and oversees 40+ Global Client Leaders, who lead the largest accounts with 35,000 colleagues globally. As CCO, Lindsay ensures that WPP’s major clients have access to the combined strengths of WPP, that the best talent is working on the client teams, and that they collaborate effectively with WPP companies and Country Managers to deliver fully integrated solutions for clients.
The CCO role follows Lindsay’s role as Chief Transformation Officer for GroupM and WPP. She was previously global CEO of Maxus, a WPP media agency. Her experience also includes roles at Young and Rubicam and PHD Media, as well as a client-side role with Sony Ericsson.
Lindsay is a passionate advocate for business leaders taking meaningful action to improve gender equality, launching a WPP-wide, global initiative (‘Walk the Talk’).