Mark Watson, The Marketing Store, Europe

Unanimously regarded as a hands-on, empathetic and inclusive leader, Mark’s approachable nature and unwavering positivity have earned him the trust and respect of both junior staff and senior leaders alike.

A 27 year alumnus of the agency, he leads The Marketing Store’s 200-strong European team in London, Leeds, Paris and Duisburg with values of humility, integrity, collaboration and accountability—always empowering others around him to fulfil their potential and always holding himself liable for the wellbeing and success of employees and clients alike.

Under his 5 years of leadership, The Marketing Store Europe has seen sustained and impressive growth, winning clients including O2, Vue and Reckitt Benckiser, expanded its offering to include social, experiential and partnerships and been named as a Campaign Best Company to Work For 2 years running.