Spark Foundry brings in new Head of Performance

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Publicis Media-owned agency Spark Foundry has hired Oliver Wood as its Head of Performance.

Wood will be managing the agency’s PPC, SEO, paid social and affiliate capabilities under a united Performance department. 

He joins a team including CEO Lindsay Turner, MD Nigel Waring, Chief Digital Officer Richard Dance and James Brown, who heads up Performance Planning.

Turner said: “Ollie’s depth and breadth of client and industry experience will further enhance our market leading performance department and overall client offering. He embodies the entrepreneurial ethos of the agency and is a brilliant addition to the team. His arrival is a great way to kick off 2020 as a newly united agency.”

Wood joins the team from Group M where he has held several roles. Most recently, he was Head of Performance for Global Clients at Wavemaker UK, overseeing over 70 performance specialists.