Sue is UK Chief Executive of Publicis Media, one of the largest marketing and advertising groups in the world. Sue oversees 2000 people and three industry-leading media agencies, and is responsible for more than £1bn of media spend for many iconic brands such as Disney, Samsung and VISA.
In the past year alone, Sue has delivered 10% organic growth and landed numerous new clients including TikTok, E-on and Uswitch. Despite a challenging year with the pandemic for many of its clients, Sue made swift and smart decisions to ensure the stability of the business. She also consistently reinforced physical and mental wellbeing as her top priority.
She has been dedicated to creating a dynamic and inclusive culture across Publicis Media, introducing fully flexible working in 2019 which, due to its success, now serves as a best-practice guide for the industry as part of WACL's #FlexibleFirst campaign.
Sue has championed numerous other initiatives to empower women and create a more diverse and inclusive workplace. Today, over 50% of Sue's boardroom is female - with women leading two of its three media agencies as CEO - 50% of its annual apprentice intake are BAME, and staff and client satisfaction scores are at an all-time high.
Her standout reputation and achievements commercially mean Sue is regularly called upon to share her expertise at industry events. She is also part of Facebook's client council, a member of WACL and was once named one of London's Most Influential People in the Evening Standard's Progress 1000."