Mary Teresa Rainey

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Mary Teresa Rainey

Ms. Rainey OBE was founder of Rainey, Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R, a major UK advertising agency, which is now part of the WPP group, and served as CEO of Rainey, Kelly Campbell Roalfe/Y&R from 1993 to 2003 and Chair from 2003 to 2005. She was also an early investor in and Executive Chair of Th_nk Ltd, a digital strategy agency, from 2006 until 2016. Prior to that, she spent 8 years in the U.S. with Chiat/Day Advertising as SVP Director of Planning. Ms. Rainey currently serves as a Non-Executive Board Director and member of the Audit, Compensation and Governance committees of Hays plc, an international recruitment company publicly traded in the U.K. She is also an investor in Charlotte Street Partners, a UK based public affairs consulting company. Between 2015-2017, Ms. Rainey served as a board director and member of the compensation committee of Pinewood Studios, a UK publicly traded international film studio, and from 2012- 2018 she was Vice Chair of Channel 4 Television, a major U.K. broadcaster, where she also served on both the Audit and Ethics committees. Ms. Rainey is a MA Hons graduate of Glasgow University. Ms. Rainey was selected to serve as a director for her various executive and entrepreneurial experiences, her reputation as an internationally respected advertising leader, her extensive experience in the advertising industry and her board level experience in various listed companies.