Wavemaker UK is thrilled to announce the appointment of Sam Bird as its new Managing Director for Content and Brand Experience. With an impressive background spanning over a decade at OMD, Bird brings extensive senior-level experience, having led services for renowned brands such as Levi’s, Burberry, and Pepsico.
During his tenure at OMD, Bird played a pivotal role in delivering global pitch wins and cultivating strong client relationships. Additionally, his diverse experience extends beyond the agency realm, with valuable insights gained from roles on both the client and publisher sides. His tenure at Stylist Group, where he led multifaceted departments and contributed to revenue growth, showcases his strategic prowess and leadership capabilities.
In his new role, Bird is determined to foster a culture of curiosity and collaboration at Wavemaker UK, with a focus on delivering unrivaled, award-winning work. His passion for unearthing emerging trends and his dedication to nurturing talent align perfectly with Wavemaker's vision for innovation and excellence.
Ian Stevens, Chief Investment Officer at Wavemaker UK, expressed excitement about Bird's appointment, highlighting his ability to connect existing capabilities while bringing energy to new environments. With Bird on board, Wavemaker UK is poised for continued success and groundbreaking achievements in the ever-evolving landscape of content and brand experience. Welcome aboard, Sam Bird!