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Spark Foundry UK Promotes Lee Lythe to Chief Investment Officer

Lee was previously joint head of investment at Spark Foundry

Spark Foundry UK Promotes Lee Lythe to Chief Investment Officer

Spark Foundry UK has today announced the promotion of Lee Lythe to the position of chief investment officer. 

In this role, Lythe will lead the agency’s 100 strong investment team in the UK, overseeing all of Spark Foundry's media investments, trading activities and commercial partnerships. Reporting to Lindsay Turner, CEO Spark Foundry, Lythe will be responsible for continuing to drive the innovation and integration of the Investment team into the business, leveraging the scale and clout of Publicis Media’s global investment practice, PMX.

Lee Lythe, chief investment officer, Spark Foundry UK said: “Being part of the investment leadership team for the last six years has allowed me to play an integral part in defining our proposition and delivering to clients. I'm really excited about fostering an energetic start up culture whilst having the trading weight of Publicis Media behind us, ensuring that we maintain an agile and responsive culture both within the investment team and the entire agency.” 

Lindsay Turner, CEO, Spark Foundry UK said: “Lee is a passionate trader who always goes that extra mile to deliver outstanding results to clients. She has a brilliant proven track record, alongside excellent relationships with valued media partners.  We are really excited to see her 'bring the heat' to our investment team.” 

Lythe, who is returning to the agency from maternity leave at the start of next month, was previously Joint Head of Investment at Spark Foundry UK, working across clients such as Asda, GSK, KAYAK and Dixons Carphone. 

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