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.