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Dominic Grainger


Dominic Grainger

WPP Nominee

In September 2019 Dominic was appointed as Chief Executive Officer of WPP’s WPP Specialist Communications & PR group of companies. The Specialist Communications & PR group comprises individual businesses with separate and distinct marketing expertise which operate independently within the group working closely with WPP clients and operating companies.

From 2006 to 2019, Dominic worked for GroupM, initially as Managing Director, GroupM Europe Middle East and Africa (EMEA), and then as Chief Executive Officer. GroupM is the world’s leading media investment company and includes all WPP’s media businesses. From 2002 to 2006 Dominic was CEO of MEC EMEA, WPP’s leading media agency in the region at the time. Dominic was the President of the European Association of Communications Agencies from 2016 to 2020.

Dominic also leads WPP’s Sports practice, the global entry point to WPP’s sports marketing services and solutions. The focus of the practice is to drive the development of WPP’s global sports marketing offering and ensure that WPP’s clients get access to the best sports marketing specialists and resources from across the group. Dominic has been the principal Board Member nominated by WPP on the BPG Board since 2019.