Iain Valentine, managing partner of Whitespace, An Isobar Company, has been promoted to CEO of Isobar UK&I effective immediately. The move further strengthens Isobar’s strategy to invest in creativity to complement its London-based world-class commerce and technology teams delivering experience-led transformation. Valentine will work with the current Isobar leadership teams across London, Dublin and Edinburgh, as well as production teams in Sofia and Pune, and in partnership with Isobar’s teams across 45 markets worldwide. The move is part of Dentsu Aegis’ creative line of business (LoB) strategy to deliver contemporary creative excellence in the UK, alongside dentsuMcGarrybowen and John Brown. Valentine will report into James Morris, executive director creative LoB/entertainment & sport, Dentsu Aegis Network UK & Ireland. Valentine has spent the last 15 years at Whitespace (recently renamed to ‘Whitespace, An Isobar Company) working his way up from the creative director position through to the role of managing partner.
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