Vizeum UK has promoted Jem Lloyd-Williams, Executive Director for Product & Innovation, to the role of managing director.
Jem will head up the agency’s leadership team with a focus on delivering outstanding, innovative and profitable communications plans for its growing client base. His promotion comes after 18 months in his current role in which he was responsible for leading the output for Vizeum’s portfolio of clients.
Jem will report into Tracy De Groose, UK & Ireland CEO, Dentsu Aegis Network. He replaces current Managing Director, Richard Morris who moves into the role of Chief Growth Officer, EMEA for Dentsu Aegis Network
“Vizeum has always had a reputation for innovative and creative media thinking, something that Richard Morris has been pivotal in cultivating,” said Tracy. ”In Jem, the agency has someone that embodies these qualities, and combines them with strong background in both content and digital. This will ensure that the business and its clients make the most of the opportunities that the current media landscape presents.”
“It’s been a fantastic experience working with Richard, helping to shape the agency and working with our brilliant clients,” said Jem. ”It’s an honour to now oversee the continued development of our product and services with the support of the first-class talent within our leadership team. Our purpose remains to be our clients’ most innovative partner, activating simple strategies brilliantly.”
Before joining the agency in September 2014, Jem worked at Mediacom for four years working his way up to Managing Partner, Head of Digital Strategy. During more than two decades in the industry, he also worked at two leading media owners in UK Gold (now UKTV) and Channel 5.