Wavemaker has announced Kristin Jones in the role of Global Account Lead for Colgate-Palmolive. Reporting to Global Client President Alastair Bannerman, Jones will be working closely with the media agency’s divisional and local Colgate teams and the WPP Colgate-Palmolive leadership.
Based in the US, Kristin will be responsible for ensuring global priorities are applied in each local market and successfully scaled globally to deliver transformational growth.
Jones joins from IPG’s UM where she led the global team working across accounts such as Spotify and Aetna, overseeing buying, planning, and strategy to drive retail success and unlock media value across her clients’ existing and new markets. Prior to her five years at UM, Jones was the global lead for Cigna and US lead for Sony, Luxottica, JCPenney and Walgreens Boots Alliance at OMD.
With over 20 years experience in developing integrated communications solutions for her clients, her experience spans a multitude of disciplines, including traditional media planning and digital media. She has worked across domestic and international teams to help best-in-class clients such as Johnson & Johnson, Sony and Heinz to grow both their brand name and bottom line.
Alastair Bannerman, Global Client President at Wavemaker said, I’m delighted to welcome KJ to the Wavemaker family to lead such an important relationship as we continue to deliver the transformation which started over two years ago. He continues,
Her wealth of knowledge and expertise across domestic and international teams will be a huge asset to positively provoke growth for our client.”
Kristin Jones said, “I’m passionate about constantly challenging the status quo for clients, moving beyond the expected to find new, creative solutions to drive better outcomes for their brands and I’m truly excited to put this into practice at Wavemaker. I look forward to leading the talented teams globally to supply the highest standards of excellence, success and growth for Colgate-Palmolive.”