Chief Executive

Before joining STACK in 2015 Ben founded Stephens Francis Whitson (SFW) and built a blue chip client roster over eight years, winning more than 50 awards for creativity and marketing effectiveness. In 2013 SFW was sold to the VCCP Partnership, and renamed VCCPme after its merger with Tree, the data consultancy.

Prior to this Ben was variously: MD of Rapier, for half of the time Campaign awarded it ‘Direct Agency of the Decade'; founder of TBWA Direct, and Joint CEO of Tequila UK.

His role at STACK is to motivate a senior management team with an increasingly wide set of skills, and act as advisor to clients performing marketing transformation exercises.

Judging panel

Libby Child


Ben Stephens

Chief Executive

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