Claire Manning departs WhiteGrey after 22 years

WhiteGrey’s group account director Claire Manning has departed the business after 22 years, Mumbrella can reveal.

Manning joined Grey Group in April 1997 and since then has worked on Oral Health Portfolio of the GlaxoSmithKline Consumer Healthcare account, which included the brands Sensodyne, Pronamel, Parodontax, Biotene and Polident.

Claire Manning joined Grey Group in 1997, before it merged to become WhiteGrey

In May 2017, WPP merged The White Agency and Grey Group to create WhiteGrey.

Manning has also worked with Property NSW, The House of Robert Timms, McVities and Kimberly Clark’s U By Kotex. In her group account director role she was also involved with the agency’s leadership team, and worked more broadly on the account management team.

WhiteGrey CEO, Lee Simpson, said in a statement to Mumbrella: “We wish our group account director Claire Manning well, after 22 incredible years in the agency.”

Yesterday, it was revealed that strategy director, Warwick Heathwood, had departed the business after just five months in the role.

Mumbrella has reached out to Manning for comment.


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