GroupM Names MediaCom Chairwoman Karen Blackett as U.K. CEO

She succeeds Tom George in the role

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"I feel we’ve only just begun, and see so much opportunity across our agencies," Karen Blackett said in a statement. GroupM

WPP’s GroupM has named Karen Blackett as its new chief executive for the U.K. She’ll begin her new role in April.

@ErikDOster Erik Oster is an agencies reporter for Adweek.