GroupM adds global digital COO

Ruud Wanck is being promoted to the new position at the company.
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GroupM has announced Ruud Wanck is being promoted to the new position of global digital COO for GroupM Interaction.

Wanck, who currently works as chief digital officer for GroupM EMEA, will retain those responsibilities as well as joining the company’s global executive committee. He will divide his time between London and Amsterdam in the new role.

In addition, Wanck will focus on digital operations, digital technology, platform strategies and digital trading development in the new role, according to a release on the hire. He will work closely with the company’s global chief digital officer Rob Norman and will support the continued development of GroupM companies like Xaxis and Quisma.