Chris Wood

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Chris is charged with developing the capability of the VMLY&R network, looking at how we develop, organize, sell and sustain capabilities that our clients need today and tomorrow. Chris is currently focused on organizing and building the capabilities within the EMEA region, as we integrate the legacy VML and Y&R offices, and move towards a more regional approach to capability. 

Historically Chris led the London office overseeing 5 years of continued growth between 2011-16.  During this time the agency expanded its services and capability to include enterprise software development, innovation and advisory services; and grew flagship clients including Premier Inn, Premier League, Xbox, Virgin Active and Bentley Motors.  He also held roles with a number of global client teams including Ford, Bridgestone and BP.

Executive Director, Capability Development