WPP-owned digital data collection specialist Lightspeed has appointed Angie French as Chief Executive Officer, EMEA. She will join on 1st November, taking over from Caroline Frankum who was promoted to Global CEO in April.
French (pictured) most recently worked at WPP's audience profiling and targeting division Xaxis as MD, EMEA Pan Regional, in charge of the sales, account management and campaign management teams. She joined the firm in 2014 as VP, Client & Agency Engagement, EMEA, before which she spent thirteen years in account leadership roles at Microsoft, and seven in various positions at Xerox.
Frankum comments: 'Angie has achieved impressive success leading high performance teams in competitive, complex and changing markets. Her experience working for leading media and tech brands, who are famous for fast growth, coupled with her refreshing digital vision is exciting and perfect timing for Lightspeed as we accelerate our mission to help clients discover truth through data'.
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