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EssenceMediacomX Welcomes New Head of Planning to Leadership Team

Meet David Grainger, the newly appointed Head of Planning at EssenceMediacomX. With a wealth of experience, he leads a team of 100 planners, driving innovative media strategies in collaboration with CEO Clare Chapman and Chief Strategy Officer David Wilding.

EssenceMediacomX Welcomes David Grainger as Head of Planning to Drive Innovative Media Strategies!

In a strategic move, London-based agency EssenceMediacomX has named David Grainger as its new Head of Planning, succeeding Alina Kulesza. Grainger, who brings a wealth of experience from leading agencies such as Mindshare Worldwide, Viseum, and iProspect, takes on his new role immediately.

Having freelanced over the past year, Grainger expressed enthusiasm about leading a team of 100 planners across the UK and spearheading the agency's media planning strategies. EssenceMediacomX, formed after joining forces with Mediacom last year, has been undergoing notable transformations, with Clare Chapman taking over as CEO in November and David Wilding joining as Chief Strategy Officer.

David Grainger commented on his new role, saying, "EMX has built a brilliant culture, and I’m delighted to be leading the planning discipline as we lean into a changing marketing landscape." His appointment follows a series of high-profile additions to EssenceMediacomX, emphasizing the agency's commitment to data and insight-driven excellence.

Clare Chapman, CEO of EssenceMediacomX, welcomed Grainger, stating, "Adding people of the calibre of David to our team is testament to our commitment to data and insight-driven excellence. His expertise will be instrumental in crafting innovative campaigns that reflect the dynamism of today’s media landscape." Grainger's leadership is expected to play a pivotal role in shaping and executing cutting-edge media strategies for EssenceMediacomX in the evolving marketing landscape.