WPP AUNZ picks McLachlan as new Data Investment Management Group CEO

By Craig Daveson in Marcoms News on
Rob McLachlan has been announced as the new chief executive of WPP AUNZ’s Data Investment Management Group.
 
His new responsibilities will cover 12 agencies that work the change, management, and research industries, and to promote collaborations between these outfits. McLachlan brings with him nearly 30 years’ industry experience, which includes finance executive jobs at AGB McNair and AC Nielsen.
 
“Our Data Investment Management Group is an important driver of growth within WPP AUNZ and is ready to move into its next phase of business and capability development … Rob’s broad skills in finance and management will also help our agencies build and maintain talented teams and best practice outputs. This is testament to Rob’s important contribution to the industry and I am delighted for him to take this leadership role and drive further opportunities,” said WPP AUNZ CEO Mike Connaghan.
 
“Each of the agencies within the group have their own specialisations, and together they are a powerhouse of business capability that have both local expertise, teamed with global know-how on tap. It’s an exciting time for the sector and our group and I’m thrilled to take on this new challenge,” added McLachlan.
 

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