A former HSBC director, to head Y&R Brands

Business, Creativity

WPP hired Peter Stringham, former Global Marketing Director HSBC, as Chief Executive of  Young & Rubicam network.

Stringham was previously North America Chief Executive at Y&R New York.

HSBC is WPP client, its operations being handled by JWT.

Y&R Brands is a multi-disciplinary group including Y&R, Wunderman, Landor Associates, Burson-Marsteller, Sudler & Hennessey and other agencies specialized in marketing communication

(Media Guardian)