Angela Ahrendts Joins WPP board

Adrian J Cotterill, Editor-in-Chief

WPP has appointed Angela Ahrendts, the former head of retail at Apple and former chief executive of Burberry, to its board. She also sits on the Airbnb board (appointed back in in May, 2020).

Roberto Quarta, WPP chairman said “Angela’s reputation as a leader of creative and technology-driven businesses is second to none. She also has deep insight into our clients’ needs in a changing world. We are delighted that she will be joining the WPP board.”

New WPP board appointments since 2018 include Cindy Rose, the Microsoft UK chief executive, Keith Weed, a former marketing executive at Unilever, and John Rogers, chief financial officer.

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