The creative transformation company, WPP has announced the appointment of Lindsay Pattison as Global Chief People Officer.
In this role, She will be responsible for the company’s people strategy and operations and will succeed Jennifer Remling, who is leaving to become Chief People Officer at Warner Bros. Discovery.
Lindsay and Jennifer will work closely together on the transition until the end of the year, taking up their new positions in January 2024.
Mark Read, CEO of WPP, said: “Lindsay is extremely highly regarded across the industry as a leader who can identify and develop top talent and as a trusted partner to global clients.”
“She has a deep understanding of our business, people, and culture, and her strong commercial focus will help to drive our future people strategy”, Mark Read added.
Lindsay Pattison said: “Our business and our clients succeed when we have the best, most highly motivated talent.”
“Our most valuable assets are our people, and creating the culture and environment where they can do the work of their lives is both what excites me about this new role, and what will deliver results for our clients”, Lindsay Pattison added.
Lindsay has been a passionate advocate for talent throughout her career and will bring this passion and her business and client experience to the role of Global Chief People Officer.
She is committed to developing the best talent and taking action to improve diversity at the highest levels of business, with a strong track record of delivering initiatives to improve gender diversity in particular.
Lindsay is an independent non-executive director for the Rugby World Cup (England 2025) Limited, which will deliver the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2025. She has also served two terms on the WEF Global Agenda Council on the Future of Media, including two years as co-chair.
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