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Mark Thorne Joins BCW as Global Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer

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BCW (Burson Cohn & Wolfe), a leading global communications agency, announced today that Mark Thorne has been appointed Global Chief Financial Officer and Chief Operating Officer, effective immediately. Thorne will be a strategic partner to BCW Global CEO Donna Imperato in transforming the agency’s financial model to better reflect its wide range of services and offerings. He is based in New York and replaces Pat Przybyski, formerly Global Chief Financial Officer.

“Mark is well known for his strong business acumen, deep operational experience and high-level strategic thinking,” said Imperato. “I have known Mark for many years and am thrilled to now call him my partner. He is the right leader to help BCW execute our strategies and grow exponentially.”

Thorne spent the past 20 plus years with Hill+Knowlton Strategies in a range of leadership roles, most recently serving as Global Chief Financial Officer and Global Chief Operating Officer. Prior to that, Thorne was Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, North America, for WPP, and before that he was Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer at Beatrice International Food Company. He began his career at Deloitte & Touche (now Deloitte).

“Donna has led one of the most profound transformations in the communications industry to date and delivered an exceptional first year,” said Thorne. “I am excited to partner with her and the leadership team to continue building a great and thriving company.”

About BCW

BCW is one of the world’s largest full-service global communications agencies. Founded by the merger of Burson-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe, BCW delivers digitally and data-driven creative content and integrated communications programs grounded in earned media and scaled across all channels for clients in the B2B, consumer, corporate, crisis management, CSR, healthcare, public affairs and technology sectors. BCW is a part of WPP (NYSE: WPP), a creative transformation company. For more information, visit www.bcw-global.com.

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Catherine Sullivan
212.601.3205
Catherine.Sullivan@bcw-global.com

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