WPP names first president of German operations

by Kyle Morris

WPP PLC said on Wednesday it had appointed Frank-Michael Schmidt as the first president of its German operations.

The London-based advertising group said. Schmidt will officially take office in January next year. 1.

In addition to his role at WPP, Mr. Schmidt will continue to serve as CEO of Scholz & Friends Family.

“Frank-Michael’s excellent track record with Scholz & Friends Family, valuable contributions to the WPP network over the past 24 years, and his extensive knowledge of the German market make him a natural fit for this important role in our third largest market.” Mark Read, CEO of WPP.

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