Williams Lea Appoints Dan Ellerton as Group CEO

LONDON--()--Williams Lea has appointed Dan Ellerton as the new Williams Lea Group CEO, effective 1 June.

Ellerton will be based in the UK and has global responsibility for the Group, including Williams Lea, Tag and the Group’s other branded businesses.

Williams Lea is a global leader in providing specialist Business Process Outsourcing services to support organizational transformation through re-engineering processes, deploying technologies and highly experienced collaborative teams to improve client efficiency and cost reduction. Tag, a leading brand services agency, works with global brands to implement effective marketing communications consistently across all media and markets through the smart centralization of their production.

Ellerton is appointed from the Group’s owner Deutsche Post DHL. His appointment indicates the ongoing commitment to leverage the Deutsche Post DHL client base and solutions to support maintaining market leadership for the Williams Lea businesses.

Continuing his exceptional career with Deutsche Post DHL over 24 years, Ellerton will bring focus to growth across the Williams Lea Group. Williams Lea has recently completed strategic growth plans for both its businesses and, following the acquisition of Tag, invested in the launch of a fully integrated brand services offering as well as a revitalised brand during 2013. Clear market opportunity combined with these and other investments provide a solid foundation for further success.

Ellerton has excelled in leading growth in his previous roles as DHL Supply Chain’s Chief Development Officer and leader of the Global Specialist Businesses. He has also held key operational leadership roles heading up DHL Supply Chain’s business in Mainland Europe, the UK, Middle East and Africa.

“Dan has been pivotal to Deutsche Post DHL’s success during the past two decades and, in this new role, we are looking for him to grow our Williams Lea Group businesses and bring those unique propositions and offerings to the marketplace while leveraging the wider Group’s skills to continue to strengthen its performance and scale its operations,” says John Gilbert, Member of the Board of Management, CEO Supply Chain.

About Williams Lea:

Williams Lea is a leading global BPO organization. We specialise in Corporate Information Solutions that re-engineer end-to-end business processes. We combine consultancy, unique expertise and the latest integrated technology to develop solutions that transform the way organizations communicate and exchange their printed and electronic information. Williams Lea has a proven track record of enabling its clients to improve the delivery of their customer communications – allowing them to focus on their core business whilst enjoying the benefits of improved efficiency and control, reduced costs and an enhanced customer experience across the marketing supply chain.

The Williams Lea Group also encompasses subsidiaries Tag, a brand services agency that manages and implements global communications campaigns, and TSO, the leading provider of publishing solutions to the UK public sector. Tag clients – over 47 of the world’s top 500 brands across more than 120 different countries – trust us to bring control and consistency to their campaigns, taking them to market quickly and effectively. With over 2000 employees globally, Tag’s experience and scale allows our client base of over 120,000 marketers to focus on realizing the potential of their brands.

The Group employs approximately 11,500 staff across the globe, with key locations in the Americas, EMEA and Asia Pacific and is owned by Deutsche Post DHL We work with many of the world’s most respected brands in sectors such as financial services, life sciences, legal, retail, FMCG, apparel, investment banking, automotive and public sectors. For more information, visit www.williamslea.com.

Contacts

Williams Lea EMEA
Louise Barber, +44 (0)787 2066 260
Marketing Director
louise.barber@williamslea.com
or
Williams Lea Americas
Michelle Bodick, (212) 351-9036
Vice President of Marketing
michelle.bodick@williamslea.com
or
Williams Lea Asia Pacific
Hina Kotecha, +852 2890 0930
Marketing Director
hina.kotecha@williamslea.com

Williams Lea Group CEO Dan Ellerton (Photo: Business Wire)

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Release Summary

Dan Ellerton is appointed the new Williams Lea Group CEO, effective 1 June. Ellerton has global responsibility for the Group, including Williams Lea, Tag and the Group’s other branded businesses.

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Contacts

Williams Lea EMEA
Louise Barber, +44 (0)787 2066 260
Marketing Director
louise.barber@williamslea.com
or
Williams Lea Americas
Michelle Bodick, (212) 351-9036
Vice President of Marketing
michelle.bodick@williamslea.com
or
Williams Lea Asia Pacific
Hina Kotecha, +852 2890 0930
Marketing Director
hina.kotecha@williamslea.com