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Mindshare UK announces two senior appointments to support strategic transformation journey

Mindshare UK has appointed Alexis Faulkner and Richard Kelly to the new roles of Chief Transformation Officer and Chief Solutions Officer.

Richard joined Mindshare UK as Head of AV in 2010 and has most recently been Chief Revenue Officer since February 2021. In the new role of Chief Solutions Officer, he will continue to oversee Mindshare’s investment teams and will now also take the responsibility of delivering solutions that bring together our vast agency capabilities to help solve business problems for our clients. He will do this working in partnership with Alexis and Alan Weetch, Chief Strategy, Planning and Innovation Officer. 

Alexis’ role will focus on three core areas: ensuring Mindshare’s operating model is fit for future, supporting Mindshare clients in the way they are transforming their businesses, based on customer needs and leading incubation areas for future facing products areas of growth, customer experience, e-commerce.

Alexis will lead Mindshare’s Insights, Technology and Analytics and Digital Planning teams.

Alexis joined Mindshare in 2018 and has been the agency’s Chief Digital Officer since 2021. Prior to Mindshare she worked in a variety of senior roles at GroupM and ITV.

Fleur Stoppani, Managing Director, Mindshare UK: “We believe to be a partner of Good Growth we need not only to deliver excellence in our current business but work with our clients on where they will be in 5 years’ time.

These newly created roles underline Mindshare’s commitment to having the right technology, the right systems, and the right skills in place to meet the needs of our clients both now and in the future. To do this we need to transform our own business to be more efficient, more effective and increase our knowledge and capabilities in developing areas. The fact these are both internal appointments is a testament to the enormous skill and talent we currently have at Mindshare UK and I’m looking forward to working with Alexis and Richard as we transform our business to continue to deliver outstanding results for our clients.”