LONDON—Cohn & Wolfe has named Scott Wilson as CEO of the agency’s London office, effective immediately. In the role, Wilson is responsible for all operations and will provide strategic client counsel, manage large teams, lead new business and ensure integration across the EMEA region. Wilson reports to Donna Imperato, global CEO of Cohn & Wolfe.
Wilson joins from Weber Shandwick where he had been managing director of consumer marketing for the EMEA region. The London office is Cohn & Wolfe’s second largest in the agency’s global network. Its client roster includes brands such as Barclays, Heinz, Lloyds Banking Group, Novartis, Colgate-Palmolive and Universal Studios.
Wilson held numerous positions for Weber Shandwick in the U.K. and across EMEA during his eight years with the agency including managing director for the U.K. consumer marketing practice, head of consumer healthcare, head of media and U.K. public sector head. He also led numerous client programs, developing a passion for integrated marketing campaigns. Prior to joining Weber, Wilson was head of media at Porter Novelli. He began his professional career as a journalist.