As chairman and CEO of the international marketing company Wunderman, David Sable plays a strategic role in providing counsel to key client-partners. He is also responsible for the day-to-day management of Europe, Middle East and Africa. Wunderman is part of the WPP Group and is one of the largest, most experienced customer-focused marketing communications companies in the world with 76 offices in 36 countries.
David first joined Wunderman in August 2000 and served as president and CEO of the company's flagship New York office, leading a 500 strong team. In March 2003 he was promoted to vice chairmen and president, worldwide operations and became responsible for global accounts, including Citibank and Kraft. With more than 20 years in marketing communications, David has flair for developing unique, award-winning communications programmes for clients all over the world.
Prior to joining Wunderman, David served as executive vice president at Young & Rubicam New York. He directed the agency's US Postal Service account and global portions of Colgate-Palmolive and Bausch & Lomb accounts, among others. From 1985 to 1990, he worked for Burston-Marsteller and Cohn & Wolfe covering accounts with consumer goods, manufacturing and high-tech companies, including Hewlett-Packard, Digital Equipment Corporation and IBM/Prodigy. David was a founding partner of Genesis Direct, an innovative direct-to-fan sports retail business.
David serves on the City of New York's Cultural Advisory Committee and is a member of the steering committee for the US Postal Service's Mail Industry Task Force. In addition, he is a marketing advisor to a number of charitable organisations and universities and is on the board of two New York schools.
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