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Guy Phillipson to step down as CEO of the IAB UK after 12 years

Guy Phillipson to step down as CEO of the IAB UK after 12 years

Guy Phillipson, the Chief Executive of the UK’s Internet Advertising Bureau has announced his intention to step down in January 2017 after exactly 12 years heading the industry body. Phillipson will stay involved in the media business through advisory and non-executive roles.

Since his appointment in January 2005, the UK online advertising industry has experienced rapid growth, from £825m to £8.6bn in 2015, representing a world record 43% of total UK media expenditure. During his time as CEO, Phillipson transformed the IAB to become a valuable, free resource for marketers, encouraging best practice and setting standards for audience measurement, brand safety, and ePrivacy through the global AdChoices program.

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