Beth Wade

  • Global Chief Marketing Officer, VMLY&R, USA
  • Grand Jury

As VMLY&R’s global chief marketing officer, Beth is responsible for facilitating the growth of the VMLY&R brand and marketing strategy across the agency’s global network. She has been an integral part of the agency’s expansion and is pivotal to the ongoing evolution of the network. As a part of the executive leadership team, she drives consistency in brand strategy, leads a dynamic and connected culture, and ensures client team connectivity, as well as discipline integration among the VMLY&R network offices. Before the establishment of VMLY&R, Beth worked at VML for 16 years, including her time in a previous role of chief client officer. As chief client officer, she worked alongside each department lead on agency service offering evolution and company growth and achieved impressive results on the behalf of VML’s client base. Beth is extremely passionate about giving back to her community and helping mold the next generation of female leaders. To that end, she is a founding member and proud supporter of Women@VMLY&R and podcast host on VMLY&R’s Women Around the World. Beth is a graduate of University of Missouri-Columbia with a Bachelor of Science in business administration. Outside of her time at VMLY&R, Beth spends her free time with her husband and her daughter in Kansas City.

Beth Wade