Group Operations Director, GroupM UK
David Bryan is Group Operations Director for GroupM UK; a role he commenced in January 2016. GroupM is the holding company for all WPP’s media agencies in the UK. It has UK billings of over £3.5bn and buys approx. 30% of all UK media (RECMA).
As Group Operations Director, David oversees the management of the company’s commercial relationships with partners, vendors and clients, he ensures compliance to group operating guidelines set for the benefit of clients, and works across the business to identify and manage opportunities for the enhancement of customer value.
Prior to taking the Group Operations Director role, David had spent seven years as CFO of GroupM UK, and prior to that 3 years as CFO of the MEC UK agency.
David began his agency career in 2002 as European Financial Controller at MEC (then TME and CIA). He became Commercial Director for EMEA in 2004, and then CFO of MEC UK in 2006. David is a qualified Accountant and has a legal studies background.