VML is a global powerhouse born from the unification of Wunderman Thompson and VMLY&R — two of the world's most powerful and accomplished creative agencies with complementary capabilities and geographic strengths. We have an industry-unique opportunity to provide our client partners with a fully integrated offering across brand experience, customer experience and commerce practices — powered by deep data and technology experience. For more information, visit www.vml.com.

We put everything we are into everything we do

At VML, we are a beacon of innovation and growth in an ever-evolving world. Our heritage is built upon over 300 years combined experience and expertise, where creativity meets technology, and diverse perspectives ignite inspiration. With the merger of VMLY&R and Wunderman Thompson, we have forged a new path as a growth partner that is equal parts creative agency, consultancy, and technology powerhouse.

Our expertise spans the entire customer journey, offering deep insights in communications, commerce, consultancy, CRM, CX, data, production, technology and more. We deliver end-to-end solutions that result in revolutionary work.

Our global family now encompasses more than 30,000 employees across 150+ offices in 60-plus markets, each contributing to a culture that values connection, belonging, and the power of differences.

Our people are the heartbeat of our organization - creators, doers, innovators, makers, and thinkers - who create meaningful experiences for consumers and customers that resonate in every action and interaction.

We are committed to fostering an all-inclusive work environment that is both rewarding and career-forward. Our Inclusion, Equity & Belonging initiatives, alongside the VML Foundation, reflect our dedication to giving back and making a positive impact in our communities and beyond.

Connected brands create connection nirvana

Only through the perfect integration of Brand Experience, Customer Experience and Commerce can you thrill consumers, drive growth, and build a relationship of trust with your audience.

At VML, it is our unique ability to integrate our BX, CX and Commerce practices - creating connected brands to drive growth - ultimately combining real customer benefits with a deep brand bond, consistently pushing to exceed customer expectations and deliver unique and generous experiences.

Bringing together all three is what inspires love, surpasses expectations and persuades conversion. And we’re the only agency that can do it at a world-class level.

Learn more about VML's connected core practices and our other areas of expertise.

VML will be led by Jon Cook, Global CEO, and Mel Edwards, Global President, who led VMLY&R and Wunderman Thompson prior to the unification. Alongside Jon and Mel, two additional appointments have been made to oversee our global network: Debbi Vandeven as Global Chief Creative Officer and Eric Campbell as Global Chief Client Officer. We will continue to announce leadership across our key practices and capabilities in early 2024.
Our regional CEO leadership is bringing to life our positioning and key practices of brand experience, customer experience and commerce in their respective markets. As leaders, they will ensure connectivity across our local markets as it relates to capabilities, clients, and culture.