LONDON—Waggener Edstrom Worldwide has appointed Shaun Wootton as general manager of its London office. Wootton is currently WE’s general manager in Paris and will play an active role in appointing his successor in France.
Wootton takes over all aspects of leadership of the U.K. operation with immediate effect and continues reporting to Chris Talago, executive vice president and general manager for the firm’s EMEA region. Wootton will remain global lead on the agency’s GE Healthcare account, be responsible for new business, and continue his role on the agency’s European board.
The addition of Wootton is designed to allow Talago to provide greater focus on expanding the agency’s in-market presence across EMEA.
Wootton joined WE in 2003 and has since held a number of global leadership roles at WE including general manager of the agency’s Munich, Singapore and Paris offices. He has over 18 years global corporate communications experience spent in the UK, Germany and South East Asia.