Chief Marketing Officer

Gareth Helm is the CMO for ZPG, the parent company of Zoopla, Prime Location, uSwitch, Money and a host of heading B2B brands. ZPG is rapidly growing both organically and through acquisition and Gareth's task is to make the brands key destinations for household decisions. Before joining ZPG Gareth was Brand Director at MoneySuperMarket where his last campaign was the Epic Strut. He has had previous FMCG roles with Unilever, Mars, Nestle and Innocent Drinks. He has also worked in start-ups and developed and launched Bear Snacks for Urban Fresh Foods and is currently Non Executive Director for, the award winning personalised pet food business. Gareth is married and father of three.

"Having the opportunity to stand back and review the world of marketing is a privilege. I'm looking forward to seeing great ideas,brilliantly executed and not propped up by big spends."

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