Mark Holden

Global Strategy Director


Mark is a comms planner and strategist, with 17 years’ experience in media agencies across a range of clients in media planning, digital, content and strategy roles.

Mark spent the first part of his career in UK-focused planning and strategy roles, and in 2015 was promoted to Head of Strategy at Arena Media, responsible for leading the strategic output of the agency across key clients (including Domino’s, Emirates, LG and Eurostar) and building a culture of planning excellence within the agency.

Mark joined Starcom in 2017 to broaden his experience in an accomplished global network by working as a global strategist, where he has led regional/global strategy for Samsung Europe, Visa Europe, Alcon and Novartis over the past 4 years.