The game of musical chairs is continuing apace over at Wunderman with managing director Chris Daplyn becoming CEO of sister agency Possible and Possible MD Jo Hagger moving in the opposite direction.
Only two weeks ago, the WPP agency hailed its new management team, with promotions for creative chief Ian Haworth to ECD EMEA, COO Pip Hulbert moved up to CEO and chief strategy officer Richard Dunn took on the additional role of chairman.
However, UK MD Daplyn was nowhere to be seen in the new line-up. Now it has emerged he is switching to Possible to succeed Neil Miller, who is moving into a wider WPP role, working alongside chief revenue officer George Rogers.
Daplyn joined Wunderman in July 2013 from Lida, the former agency of both EMEA boss Mel Edwards and Hulbert. He was promoted to managing director in January 2016.
Possible EMEA chief executive Darin Brown said: “I am thrilled to welcome Chris to the team. He’s a strong and personable leader with a lot of ambition and passion for the Possible brand. His energy and experience will be incredibly valuable as we continue to grow and serve our clients digital needs.”
Hagger only joined Possible in June this year from her role at Google EMEA business partner. Hulbert said: “Jo will be a fantastic addition to the agency and I look forward to seeing her replicate some of her recent successes here at Wunderman. These moves solidify our partnership with Possible.”
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