Code Worldwide Announces Appointment of Managing Partner

LONDON, 23 October 2017: Code Worldwide announces the appointment of Ketan Patel as Managing Partner working across all clients. Code operates as the data and technology division of the RAPP Group.

Reporting to Carolyn Stebbings, SVP, Data and Technology Solutions RAPP and Managing Director, Code UK, Patel will lead the client services team of seven across accounts including Castrol, Domino’s, Jaguar Land Rover, Mercedes-Benz, OMD, PHD and Telstra.

Prior to joining Code, Patel has gathered 20 years of experience in delivery of large-scale projects for clients such as Audi, MINI, Rolls-Royce and Unilever while working for agencies including AKQA, Cognifide, Organic and Razorfish.

Code is part of the recently launched Precision Marketing Group within Omnicom, a division which aligns data, analytics, CRM and technology competencies to specialise in the delivery of precisely targeted and meaningful customer experiences.

Code supports its clients by leveraging strengths in marketing sciences, martech strategy, data engineering & digital identity, and customer experience management (CXM), to positively drive business impact.

Carolyn Stebbings, SVP, Data and Technology Solutions RAPP and Managing Director, Code UK, commented on the appointment, “Ketan’s unique ability to unify and motivate teams coupled with his consultative approach to client relationship management meant he was the perfect candidate for this newly created role. With Code delivering the technology layer within Omnicom’s Precision Marketing Group it is key that we bolster our existing team with such a caliber of talent. I am confident that Ketan will act as a key player in our ongoing growth.”

Ketan Patel, Managing Partner Code added, “I’m delighted to join Code at a time when data and technology play an increasingly important role in marketing. I’m also excited about the establishment of Omnicom’s Precision Marketing Group. I am inspired to start this latest chapter of my career with the Code team and have high ambitions for the impact we can achieve with existing and new clients.”