WRG confirms David Sharrock as CEO

WRG has confirmed David Sharrock, former chief operating officer, as the agency's new chief executive.

WRG confirms David Sharrock as CEO
WRG confirms David Sharrock as CEO

Sharrock has taken on the role having been chief operating officer at WRG since 2012 when he joined from Trinity Mirror, where he was managing director of MEN Media.

The appointment follows last week’s (26 November) announcement that former W&O managing director Andrew Gilkerson has joined the agency as client & procurement director.

Sharrock said: "Having managed the business throughout 2014, I’m now very much looking forward to taking WRG to even greater success as we expand, employ and engage in more ways than ever before throughout 2015 and beyond."

WRG chairman Jim Faulds added: "David is a hugely respected and experienced leader within WRG and the industry at large. Under his guidance, WRG has seen great success over the last 12 months, and I am delighted to announce his appointment as the company’s new Chief Executive."

Earlier this month (19 November), WRG opened a new office in Basel, Switzerland as part of its continued expansion in the healthcare sector.

Have you registered with us yet?

Register now to enjoy more articles
and free email bulletins.

Register now
Already registered?
Sign in
Why wellness isn't just for delegates

Why wellness isn't just for delegates

From taking time to see the sights to apps that help your sleep patterns, Top Banana's Ian Cooke has some wellbeing tips.

7 lessons for event planners from... Brexit

7 lessons for event planners from... Brexit

We asked industry figures what the Brexit process has taught them about planning and executing big events.

Inntel hires new head of business travel

Inntel hires new head of business travel

Senior appointment will manage business travel operations teams and mentor the agency's business travel consultants.

5 ways to bounce back from travel sickness

5 ways to bounce back from travel sickness

Wellness expert John Ayo shares his health tips to make sure you and your event don't have to suffer.

What's the biggest challenge for corporate event planners?

What's the biggest challenge for corporate event planners?

Panel of experts at Cvent Connect examine what will affect in-house event professionals most during the next three years.

Marketing budgets cut for the first time in seven years, says Bellwether Report

Marketing budgets cut for the first time in seven years, says Bellwether Report

Total marketing budgets fell in the third-quarter amid economic and political uncertainty, but outlook for 2020 is positive.

Event agency wins Best Business award

Event agency wins Best Business award

Sleek Events hailed as 'outstanding with year-on-year growth' by Best Business Women Awards.

Case study: Unbound's festival of innovation

Case study: Unbound's festival of innovation

Light Fantastic produced the two-day showcase featuring immersive experiences, hackathons and talks.

The Creative Engagement Group hires three senior creative directors

The Creative Engagement Group hires three senior creative directors

Agency brings in new staff to strengthen its creative team for live experiences, communications, interactive and immersive content.

Why flexible working is vital for parents in events

Why flexible working is vital for parents in events

Modern approaches to work are good for staff wellbeing and business goals, says The Creative Engagement Group's Russ Lidstone.

LATEST JOBS