Emma Yarwood Joins R/GA London as Director of Operations
R/GA London announced today that Emma Yarwood has joined its senior management team as Director Operations. In this newly formed role, Emma will be responsible for helping to build a strategic and scalable operational model as R/GA continues its expansion into the EMEA region. As part of her remit, Emma will be working alongside the executive management team on continuing the growth, development and success of R/GA’s EMEA hub office in London, while also ensuring an integrated and connected regional model is in place as the agency looks to open additional offices in Western Europe and the Middle East over the course of the next 12 months. She will report into Matt Lodder, EVP Managing Director EMEA.
Before Emma joined R/GA London she was working as a consultant, running her own consultancy practice called NUI Consulting LTd which she recently set up. Prior to moving into consultancy, she worked at AKQA for over 11 years, where her most senior role was head of operations. Emma is now working at R/GA London in her new role on a full-time and long-term consultative basis.
"We’re delighted to be working with Emma at this exciting time for the agency in London and the wider EMEA region. She’s a strategic thinker and a seasoned expert in building scaling operational models for global businesses,” said Matt Lodder, EVP Managing Director R/GA London. "Emma will ensure we have a sustainable growth model that allows us to scale to meet the needs of our clients without diluting the strength and diversity of our work and culture."
“I have always been impressed by R/GA’s independent approach to forging new paths and am even more impressed with the London office’s relentless focus on delivering true innovation for its clients in the connected age,” said Emma Yarwood, Director Operations R/GA London. “As we look to continue to scale into the EMEA region, protecting the unique R/GA DNA will be key and I am very much looking forward to helping us continue to create culture defining work regardless of office size and location.”