Purpose Appoints Chris Wood as Chairman
Purpose, one of the UK’s leading brand consultancies, has today announced the appointment of Chris Wood as Chairman.
The appointment comes as the company enters its second decade of business, and will see Wood working closely with the board to support the agency’s ambitious growth and differentiation strategy. He will also be contributing across Purpose’s client portfolio, drawing from extensive experience across many sectors.
Chris has over 30 years’ experience in marketing services, with senior roles at CLK, Princedale and Corporate Edge, working with clients such as Cadbury, Intercontinental Hotels Group and the Williams Formula One Team. He has also held non-executive directorships at a number of different companies included FTSE listed RPS plc, the DBA and the COI.
Commenting on his appointment, Wood says: “Purpose is exactly the kind of agency I will enjoy working with and being part of. I identify with their core thought of ‘Design with substance’ and subscribe completely to their values of brilliance, curiosity, positivity and integrity. I hugely look forward to combining my experience with the team’s talent, to help the company build on its success.”
Giles Redmayne, Managing Director of Purpose adds: “Purpose has reached that point where the board needs to take a deep intake of breath and push onto the next level. An experience guide is essential to attempting any summit and we feel that Chris will provide this – and much more.”