Tamara Ingram
Chief Executive Officer
J. Walter Thompson Company

Ingram joined J. Walter Thompson Company in 2016 as Chief Executive Officer, heading up the agency’s global network of more than 12,000 employees, across more than 200 offices and 90 countries. Tamara joins J. Walter Thompson Company from WPP, where she served as Chief Client Team Officer. There, she led the group’s 45 global account teams, representing one-third of the Group’s $20 billion in annual revenues, with over 38,000 employees working on these clients. She joined WPP’s wholly-owned data investment division Kantar in 2003. Tamara has extensive advertising agency experience, once serving as Grey UK’s Group Chief Executive Officer and global leader on their P&G account. Prior to that, Tamara was Chief Executive Officer of McCann Worldgroup in London. She began her career at Saatchi & Saatchi in 1985 as a temp, rising to Chief Executive of the London office. 

In 2011, Tamara was awarded an OBE by Queen Elizabeth II for services to tourism through her work as Chairman of Visit London. Ingram is currently a member of the AdCouncil, the Marketing Group of Great Britain, Women in Advertising and Communications London (WACL), and Advertising Women of New York (AWNY). She also serves as a Trustee of Save the Children and the Royal Drawing School. Her career has been characterized by passion, commitment, and an ability to deliver results by harnessing talented teams both among clients and within the agency.