David Sharrock appointed new CEO at WRG

Salford-based Live Communications agency WRG, has today (1 December) confirmed David Sharrock (pictured) as the company’s new Chief Executive.

Formerly Chief Operating Officer at WRG, Sharrock joined the company in 2012 from Trinity Mirror, where he was Managing Director of MEN Media.

He has been leading the WRG team since the departure of Barry Day in December 2013, and begins his new role with immediate effect.

The appointment was made as the company looks to expand its clients, employee base and international footprint.

WRG Chairman Jim Faulds said: “David is a hugely respected and experienced leader within WRG and the industry at large. Under his guidance, WRG has seen great success over the last 12 months, and I am delighted to announce his appointment as the company’s new Chief Executive.”

Sharrock, added: “Having managed the business throughout 2014, I’m now very much looking forward to taking WRG to even greater success as we expand, employ and engage in more ways than ever before throughout 2015 and beyond.”

WRG currently employs 200 people across Europe, Middle East, Asia-Pacific and North America. The agency works across eight sectors: Healthcare, Telecoms & Technology, Financial Services, Energy & Engineering, Luxury & Fashion, Retail, Automotive and Global Audience.

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