Our Leadership

Find out more about our Global Leadership Team.

Christine Removille

Christine Removille

Global President | Carat

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Christine is responsible for leading the most progressive agency in the world, supporting our clients as they put consumers at the heart of their businesses for the digital economy and delivering Dentsu Aegis Network’s vision of ‘Innovating the Way Brands are Built’.

Prior to joining Carat, Christine was a senior executive at Accenture for 20 years. Most recently, she launched and built Accenture Interactive in Europe and was managing director for Europe, Latin America and Africa.

Having lived and worked in Chicago, London, Frankfurt, and Paris, she has a truly international view on marketing and the challenges inherent in digital disruption. She is passionate about marketing and people at the heart of the digital ecosystem in our interconnected world. 

 

 

Phil Christer

Phil Christer

Global Client President | Carat

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Phil is responsible for leading key Global clients at Carat, ensuring that we deliver first class strategic thinking and client service whilst driving innovation and growth within our client organisations.

Prior to joining Carat, Phil held senior roles at Google in both the UK and USA, primarily leading Global agency partnerships and building a Global network to service the agencies, increasing revenue across all Google products.

Phil is a huge sports fan, he enjoys running and surfing but especially football which he plays, coaches and watches far too much of!

Fiona Lloyd

Fiona Lloyd

Global Chief Marketing Officer | Carat

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Fiona works with the Carat global network to drive its development and ensure it is well equipped for the next stage of its growth.

Fiona has been with Carat since 2005, where she joined as Global Account Director, following eight years at WPP. She was a key part of the adidas Group global consolidation pitch in 2006 and went on to lead the Reebok business across EMEA, plus established a global hub for the client in Boston. As Dentsu Aegis Network’s relationship with the adidas Group diversified, Fiona spent a period of time in Isobar before moving into the role of Global Client President of the adidas Group business across Dentsu Aegis, led out of Carat. Fiona subsequently moved from Global into Carat UK where she led client development, before moving back into a global role as Network Development Officer.

Charlotte White

Charlotte White

Global Chief Strategy Officer (acting) | Carat

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Charlotte has over 20 years of industry experience at a global, regional and local level, including a 3 year spell in China. She has worked across a variety of sectors and brands, including MasterCard, Microsoft, Bacardi, Renault and Philips. Since joining Carat, Charlotte has led the global strategy for Mastercard and Beiersdorf.

Before Carat, Charlotte was at UM where she headed up Comms Planning for EMEA, developing central strategy for clients and also guiding local markets on strategy development.   In 2008 she was named a Global Innovator of the Year by the Internationalist magazine.

In her spare time, Charlotte enjoys spending time with her family and running marathons.

Stephen White

Stephen White

Global Head of Business Development | Carat

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Stephen ensures that we articulate our Redefining Media proposition and our ability to create better business value from media to help us attract new clients and extend our relationships with existing partners.

Business Development drives a substantial amount of Carat’s R&D, with many of the products and tools we use day in day out on clients being initiated during pitches.

Stephen began his work life at The Economist, which included three happy years working in Germany. Stephen enjoyed roles at Vizeum and Aegis Media, played a key role in the Post-Merger Office (following Dentsu’s acquisition of Aegis), before returning to Carat to run global business development and marketing. He is never happier that running a global pitch, bringing different countries together around a common goal. Despite being a passionate lover of London, he finds everywhere else is more interesting, which comes in handy in a global role.

Nick Sperrin

Nick Sperrin

Global Client President | Carat

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Nick is responsible for some of Carat’s global client relationships.

Nick has worked in international media for over 15 years, working for the likes of Publicis Group, BBJ and Dentsu Aegis Network. In that time, clients have included Volkswagen Group, Microsoft, The Walt Disney Company and Kellogg’s.

Whilst at Carat, Nick has worked for clients such as Kellogg’s, Philips and Diageo, overseeing over 64 countries, across 3 regions. Nick has also led a number of successful international pitches.

In his spare time, Nick enjoys running.

Sylvain Valeix

Sylvain Valeix

Global Client President | Carat

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Sylvain is responsible for key global client relationships within Carat. 

He has extensive experience in helping global blue-chip brands navigate the fast changing media landscape. Having worked both agency and client side, Sylvain brings a unique perspective on the role media can play in driving business outcomes.

Sylvain has worked at a broad range of agencies, receiving multiple awards for the work he has undertaken for clients during his 20+ year career. 

When not on a plane or travelling to a new destination, Sylvain enjoys spending time with his family, motorbikes and photography.