Ruud Wanck

CEO Connect, GroupM Global

In 2015 Ruud Wanck was named CEO Worldwide for GroupM Connect. The focus of Connect is to apply our groups leverage and scale to data, operations and technology across all real-time and biddable media.

Prior to this appointment, he was the Global Digital COO and acted as the Chairman of GroupM for the Benelux. Ruud has also worked at MEC, a GroupM agency, as CCO and Managing Director for MEC Netherlands and before that in a Digital capacity in Europe.

Ruud joined the Worldwide GroupM Executive Committee in 2013, is co-author of the Dutch best-seller digital handbook 'Internet Advertising & Marketing' and has a degree in Physics and Business Economics.