Maxus London today announces the appointments of Jonathan Wilson and Clare Chapman as managing partners.
Both are client services specialists, joining directly from client director roles at Havas Media.
As client director at Havas Media for almost three years, Chapman worked with advertisers including Pernod Ricard, Penguin/Random House and East Coast Trains. At Maxus she will lead on the L'Oréal media planning and buying business in the UK and Ireland worth £135 million.
Wilson, also formerly a client director at Havas, joins Maxus to lead the BT account.
Both Wilson and Chapman will report to Maxus MD Nick Baughan.
Nick Baughan, managing director, Maxus, said: “We are delighted to welcome Jon and Clare on board as Maxus continues to grow. They both have a fantastic track record of excellence in client services, and I am confident that they are a perfect fit for Maxus culture and values.
Jonathan Wilson said: “Maxus has achieved impressive growth over the past five years, displaying particular strength in non-traditional areas. I’m looking forward to working with what is clearly an ambitious and dedicated team as it continues to develop and flourish.”
Clare Chapman said: “I am excited to be joining Maxus. I’ve enjoyed an incredible journey with Havas Media, and am now looking forward to a new chapter with Maxus, working on the innovative L'Oréal account.”
The appointments of Wilson and Chapman are also significant in that they represent an increased focus on managing partner level roles at Maxus. This is in line with a new activation team structure, which sees client teams situated together to promote sharing of knowledge and skills and increase both efficiency and effectiveness of client work.
Genres: Peoplelbbonline.com, Fri, 12 Sep 2014 13:07:52 GMT