Nicholas Baughan

Chief Executive Officer, EMEA, Essence

Nick Baughan (37) became CEO of Maxus, part of WPP Plc, in 2015 after three years as MD. During his tenure at the agency it has grown its billings from £200m to £400m and at the same time the team has grown from 110 to 340 people. He attended Westminster School and Bristol University and is a member of the IPA Media Futures Group, a Non-Executive Director of The Media Circle and mentors for both The Marketing Society & Haverstock School. Nick lives in London with his wife and two young children.