As part of new EMEA structure, senior client partner re-joins R/GA to oversee client engagement and delivery
R/GA is excited to announce the hire of Ryan Wareham as executive client and delivery director for EMEA. Ryan joins R/GA from financial services digital consultancy FS11, where he held the role of chief operating officer. In this newly created role, which is a key part of R/GA’s new EMEA structure announced earlier this year, he will be responsible for overseeing R/GA’s senior client engagements and production delivery. Ryan is a boomerang to R/GA previously holding the role of head of production, and will report into Rebecca Bezzina, CEO EMEA.
Ryan’s experience in blending creative innovation with new agile ways of working will play a key role R/GA driving long-term client relationships in the EMEA region. Ryan will be partnering with R/GA’s most senior clients in Europe including Nike, Google, Allianz, Moncler and Siemens, as well as the growing portfolio of clients the agency works with in the Middle East, such as National Bank of Kuwait and Banque Saudi Fransi.
“With clients working increasingly more in a globally distributed fashion, and new technologies such as generative AI presenting new opportunities to how we deliver value for our clients, I’m delighted to have someone with the experience of Ryan take up this important new role.’ said Rebecca Bezzina, CEO EMEA.
“I’m very excited to be returning to R/GA to continue following my passion for helping businesses grow by creating brands, products and experiences that help their customers make meaningful progress in their lives.” said Ryan Wareham, executive client and delivery director, R/GA EMEA.
Prior to joining R/GA, Ryan worked as chief operating officer and head of delivery at 11:FS – a challenger consultancy focused on building digital-first propositions for the financial services sector. During his time at 11:FS he oversaw delivery of transformational projects for clients such as UBS and Nat West. Before 11:FS he held the position of Head of Production at R/GA, where he was a member of the senior leadership team. Ryan also spent seven years at LBI as programme director working with clients such as Honda, Tesco and Lloyds Banking Group.