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Real People appoints new staffing director

Sense has promoted account director Kelda Reddrop to head up its staffing arm, Real People. In her new role as staffing director, Reddrop will oversee all aspects of Real People, including the recruitment, training and management of brand ambassadors. Answering consumers’ growing demands for authenticity and credibility from brands, Sense launched Real People in 2016 to strategically […]

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Advantage Smollan to acquire Combera Group GmbH

Advantage Smollan Limited has announced its pending acquisition of Combera Group GmbH. Combera is a specialist in outsourced sales, merchandising, auditing, activation and engagement with operations in 13 European countries and a partnership network that extends to many more.  The completion of the acquisition is subject to customary closing conditions, including receipt of all necessary […]

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Spafax appoints sales heavyweight to lead its media sales division in Europe

Spafax, provider of in-fight entertainment and entertainment curation, media sales, and content marketing, has announced the recent appointment of Tullia Vitturi di Este-Lochra as head of luxury & international partnerships. Vitturi di Este-Lochra leaves the position of head of luxury at the Wall Street Journal, London to take up the position, in which she will be […]

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Chris Wood appointed Chairman at Produce UK

  Produce UK has announced  the appointment of Chris Wood to the role of Chairman at the artistic event-making and placemaking agency. Catherine Borowski, agency Founder and MD has been working with Wood as a consultant for the last year, and has agreed a deeper, more formal working partnership as the agency enters its next […]

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Matt Vandrau and Jeff Shifrin named co-CEOs of CSM

CSM Sport and Entertainment has announced a global reorganisation of its individual agencies under a single, unified brand presence – CSM. CSM was formed, in 2011, from a collection of agencies with a depth of capabilities, expertise and experience in multiple disciplines that has grown to include 26 offices in 18 countries with over 800 […]

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Timebased appoint new chief operating officer

Creative live events agency Timebased has appointed Jane Baker to the newly created role of chief operating officer. Baker joins from brand experience agency 2Heads where she was commercial director. Working alongside Timebased founder, Richard Dodgson, Baker will be responsible for leading the 18-strong agency team, developing the overall business strategy and will play a […]

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Mattel Play! Liverpool strengthens its team with marketing appointment

Mattel Play! Liverpool has appointed a new full-time Marketing Assistant to further strengthen the team at the Albert Dock attraction. Tom Bolger, 24, has been promoted from his role as staff supervisor, with his new position focusing on social media coordination, business and media liaison, marketing and events planning, plus driving innovation and new content […]

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Harrix Group acquires Itchy Feet

Harrix Group, which owns events organiser Wicked Student Nights and staffing agency StreetPR, is reinforcing its position in the youth marketplace with the acquisition of 10-year-old funk, rock and soul night specialist Itchy Feet. The Itchy Feet purchase will give Harrix Group’s events division a potential reach of 1.5 million students in 25 university towns […]

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Squeeze digital founder Nik Margolis to bolster Team Eleven’s challenger marketing model

A year after launching, marketing agency Team Eleven has announced the appointment of Nik Margolis as its new managing partner. Working alongside co-founders Sophie Gibson and Nick Gill, Margolis will be a key player in evolving Team Eleven’s unique model. Moving away from the traditional agency structure, Margolis will help build the agency’s network of […]

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FreemanXP appoints new strategy director to agency team in EMEA London

Freeman has expanded its agency team with the appointment of Emily Shaw to the newly created role of Strategy Director, FreemanXP in EMEA. Shaw joins from Geometry Global, where she held the position of strategic planner, global strategy development. During her nearly four years in the position, Shaw played an integral part in developing the […]

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Whole Earth announces new sport partnerships

Whole Earth has announced significant increases to its sports partnerships for 2017/18, to reinforce its proposition of fuelling healthy living and exercise. The brand has announced two new high profile partnerships; one with global sportswear and equipment brand Reebok, and another with England Netball. Whole Earth’s existing agreement with the British Triathlon Federation has also […]

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Amanda Vine joins 2Heads from Jack Morton Worldwide

Amanda Vine joins brand experience agency 2Heads as commercial director. Vine brings over 20 years’ marketing and event experience across sectors and media platforms, including her most recent position as SVP, group account director at Jack Morton Worldwide. In her role at 2Heads, Amanda will lead the company’s sales and marketing function globally, as well […]

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Omobono appoints Matt Warder as account lead on JLL

Omobono has appointed Matt Warder as account lead, where he will develop the agency’s global relationship with JLL. In this newly created role, Matt will ensure that the best talent, counsel and technology are deployed to help JLL achieve its strategic, business and communication goals. Formerly executive vice president at Edelman, Matt returned to the […]

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The Market Creative wins retained marketing brief with Plumbase

Following a competitive two-way pitch, Plumbase has reappointed The Market Creative for a retained marketing brief. The Market Creative has worked with Plumbase for five years as part its contract with Grafton Merchanting GB (GMGB), which also encompasses the Buildbase, Hirebase and Electricbase brands. As well as helping develop promotional campaigns and a comprehensive CRM […]

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Graeme Cade and Chris Wells appointed to Circle Research’s Management Board

B2B market research company Circle Research has promoted Graeme Cade and Chris Wells to the company’s Management Board.  Graeme and Chris will be joining managing directors Beth Pearson and Andrew Dalglish, chairman David Willan and financial controller Lynda Welch on the Management Board. “We’ve seen double-digit turnover growth in each of the last five years […]

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Rory Sloan joins Avantgarde

Rory Sloan has been announced as the production director at creative agency Avantgarde. Sloan, who has over 20 years’ experience in the events industry, has also joined the ILEA(International Live Events Association) where he is part of the events and programmes committee. Sloan has spent the majority of his career as director and part of […]

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New team leadership at Blackjack Promotions

Blackjack Promotions has promoted two members of its team to senior positions – both within a year of joining the business. Andy DeVito has been appointed head of experiential, while Fiona Tindall becomes head of domestic retail. DeVito returned to Blackjack last year as account director. He has experience in travel retail marketing, having joined […]

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Sense New York appoints Ian Priestman as operations director

Following its recent launch, real world marketing agency Sense New York has bolstered its senior leadership team with the appointment of Ian Priestman as Operations Director. Priestman boasts an impressive track record in experiential marketing, most recently at Blackjack Promotions, where he spent 10 years – five as Project Director and five as Head of […]

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2Heads expands following new business wins

Brand experience agency 2Heads has expanded its UK team in response to a number of new business wins. In the last two financial years to July 2016, the agency has grown turnover by over 50% to an all time high of £16.5m ($20.3m) as a result of new business growth. Wins from new and existing […]

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Jones Joins Provision Events

Provision Events has appointed Simon Jones, formerly event director with the Golf Show Group, as its new head of sales and business development. Jones, 25, began his career as an assistant in the pro shop at Beauport Park Golf Club, in Hastings, before working his way up to an assistant manager position with American Golf. […]

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Wasserman hires Miss Selfridge’s head of marketing Jade Garrow Newport as business director

Wasserman has announced the appointment of Jade Garrow Newport as a business director to its experience division. The new hire represents the agency’s focus on bolstering its senior team and strategic capabilities. Garrow Newport will be responsible for ensuring consistency across the division’s strategy, as well as nurturing senior client relationships – both new and […]

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Produce UK appoints Neil Mortimer as new head of event-making

Artistic event-making and placemaking agency Produce UK has appointed Neil Mortimer, ex-head of production at Cake Group (HSE Cake), to the newly created role of head of event-making. The role has been created to handle the breadth of brand and production work flowing through the agency, alongside the fast-growing placemaking arm of the business. Mortimer […]

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Tom Rutter and Alec Braun to lead live events agency for The&Partnership

The&Partnership has expanded its agency portfolio with the launch of a new brand experience agency, Muster. The WPP-backed agency group has brought in Tom Rutter and Alec Braun, formerly joint managing directors at Engine’s Slice, to help it launch an integrated live events agency “aimed at bringing brands and people together through unmissable experiences”. Braun, […]

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Benefit appoints We Are Social as lead digital agency

Benefit Cosmetics, has appointed We Are Social as its digital and social agency for Benefit UK and Ireland. Known for bringing fun, laughter and a disruptive attitude to the industry, Benefit has tasked We Are Social with developing and executing 360 digital campaigns throughout 2017. The agency will lead the creative digital strategy for the […]

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Lamb launches Bouncy Castle London

Joe Lamb, a former Edelman media expert, has created a PR and media agency that specialises in helping brands and individuals engage with Millennial audiences. Bouncy Castle London is a full service consumer PR and media agency that creates comms strategies for clients and individuals within FMCG, sport and entertainment. With over ten years PR […]

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Jack Morton Worldwide London appoints new executive creative director

Global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide has appointed Damian Ferrar as SVP, executive creative director. The appointment is effective immediately. Based in the agency’s London office, Damian will be leading the team’s creative offering. Damian joins Jack Morton from R/GA, where he partnered with clients to help fuel business transformation. With more than 20 […]

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FreemanXP strengthens EMEA team with senior appointments

Freeman has added key appointments to its agency team at FreemanXP with the appointment of Andrew Savill to the role of business development, vice president. Industry leader Lesley Mason will also be joining the FreemanXP team to act as client services director. Savill joins from TBA, where he was client development director. Prior to that […]

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Freeman expands operations and sales teams

Freeman has announced new appointments within the EMEA region, as the local arm looks to drive growth and support its strategic business plan. A number of internal promotions have also been made in the new year, across departments including operations, client solutions and HR. Within the operations team, Chris Smith has joined as custom build […]

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Kru Live makes new business hire

Kru Live has appointed Ella Newton as client services director to drive forward their continued growth. Ella comes from Brands At Work, where she was the account manager responsible for cultivating new and existing client relationships and devising creative event solutions for a number of blue chip companies. Prior to that, Ella achieved a 2:1 […]

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Primesight takes cinema ‘gold spot’ advertising into the foyer with Lego

Lego is set to become the first client to capitalise on Primesight’s new ‘Primespot’ technology which takes the traditional ‘gold spot’ advertising seen on-screen before a film into the foyer, maximising exposure to the target audience. The technology will revolutionise how digital cinema advertising is sold, serving the advert exclusively for 15 minutes in the […]

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Stack bolsters senior team with new planning director

Customer acquisition and engagement agency, Stack, has appointed Caroline Deput as planning director, marking a step in the growth of the agency. Deput will take up her new position with immediate effect, reporting into James Champ, chief strategy officer who was appointed in January this year. Joining from KitcattNohr, where she worked as planning partner […]

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Sense appoints Sally McLaren as board director

Following her work both in developing business strategy and leading successful campaigns, including those for The Economist and Coors Light, Sally McLaren has been promoted to the position of board director at real world marketing agency Sense. McLaren’s work with The Economist, in particular, has resulted in Sense launching a new agency in the US, […]

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Undercurrent launches two new agency propositions and purchases House of Experience

Experiential Agency Undercurrent marks third year of 40%+ YOY turnover growth by launching two new agency propositions and purchasing brand and product launch stunt agency, House of Experience. In 2016 the Undercurrent Group grew from 18 to 35 staff, showed strong team and client retention and secured new long term accounts. Wednesday 7th December sees […]

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GIG announce three key new appointments

Catering, logistics and brand support company, GIG, has announced three key new appointments to the business. Nick Venables  has been appointed head of global sport and events with responsibility for business development, managing client relationships and project management. He will be working closely with Bonnie May, GIG’s global Operations Director, to help build on success […]

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Initials hires Paul Gygi as new creative director

Creative agency Initials has boosted its creative team with the appointment of HeyHuman creative director Paul Gygi to the same role, with a specific focus on Promotional Live Engagement. Gygi will work with Initials’ executive creative director Nick Presley, and creative director of shopper Allan Guy, across the agency’s growing client portfolio including Fiat, PepsiCo […]

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Omobono continues to grow with launch of Dubai office

Omobono, the creative and technology agency for global enterprises, has opened an office in Dubai following a successful year, which included being named B2B Marketing Agency of the Year at The Drum Network Award’s and receiving a Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The agency has appointed Hadley Newman as managing director to support clients with specialist […]

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George P. Johnson appoints Peter Davies as business development director, UK.

George P. Johnson (GPJ) has appointed Peter Davies to the newly created role of business development director, UK. Davies has worked across the breadth of disciplines for leading event agencies during his 20-year career, graduating into production roles, progressing into technical directorship and subsequently senior operational roles. He joined the client services team at GPJ […]

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Natural History Museum welcomes new head of venue hire

Natural History Museum has bolstered its event team with the appointment of Robert Wetherell as head of venue hire. Wetherell brings over 17 years of experience having previously worked at other unique venues in London. Overseeing the Museum’s sales and operations team, Wetherell will be responsible for the development of spaces for evening event opportunities, […]

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We Are Social appoints Chris Hughes as Group Finance Controller

Global social media agency We Are Social has appointed Chris Hughes as group finance controller. Chris joins We Are Social from creative consultancy Radley Yeldar, where he was financial controller. Prior to Radley Yeldar he worked as financial controller at creative agency RPM. At We Are Social Chris will manage the company’s global financial structure […]

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GPJ appoints Mary Kabra as Marketing Director, UK

Global experience marketing agency George P. Johnson (GPJ) has appointed Mary Kabra in the newly created role of marketing director, UK. Kabra joins GPJ from OgilvyOne where she was head of marketing and New Business. Prior to which, Kabra had roles in account management and business development at Engine Group, Publicis and Kitcatt Nohr. Jason […]

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Robert Harley promoted to Sodastream UK Sales Director

Robert Harley has been appointed as sales director of SodaStream UK. Harley joined the UK team in December 2014 as a national account manager. After an exciting year at SodaStream UK, he now takes the helm as sales director for the UK and he will take responsibility for developing the UK sales strategy at an […]

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Qualtrics adds Microsoft Executive as COO to continue exponential growth and global expansion ahead of IPO

Qualtrics, provider of the world’s leading insight platform, has announced the appointment of veteran Microsoft executive Zig Serafin as the company’s chief operating officer. Serafin will relocate from Washington to Utah, to lead operations during a time of rapid growth and international expansion for Qualtrics. “We are excited to bring an industry luminary of Zig’s […]

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TRO launches TROi and appoints EMEA creative technology director

TRO has announced the launch of a specialist department, TROi; a global team dedicated to the discovery, development and implementation of innovative creative technology solutions. TROi aims to drive innovation and push experience marketing to a whole new frontier – bringing cutting-edge creative technologies to enrich its clients’ consumer experiences. The agency has been developing […]

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We Are Social appoints Harvey Cossell as head of strategy

  Harvey started his career as a marketer for GlaxoSmithKline, before switching agency-side as a planner. Having worked for WCRS and then Euro RSCG (now Havas), he then joined JWT where he worked for brands including Smirnoff, Bailey’s, Kenco and Toni & Guy. He then moved to content agency Adjust Your Set where he built […]

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Andy Day joins Sense London as Creative Director

Sense London, the company for Real World Ideas, has hired Andy Day to lead the company’s expanding creative department. The Australian born, London-based Day brings 20 years’ experience to the role across a wide range of sectors and disciplines at both traditional and non-traditional agencies. Day joins from Cheil UK where he was a creative […]

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Jack Morton Worldwide appoints new director of content studio, London

Global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide has appointed award-winning creative Christopher Butler as the new director of content studio. The appointment is effective immediately.  Based in the agency’s London office, Christopher will be leading Jack Morton’s content marketing offering. Christopher joins Jack Morton from Gyro, London, where he held the role of head of […]

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M&C Saatchi Worldwide appoints Richard Morewood as Regional CEO of Asia

M&C Saatchi has announced that Richard Morewood is to be appointed as chief executive officer of Asia. The five Offices are Singapore, New Delhi, Tokyo, Shanghai and Kuala Lumpur. Each Office follows the M&C Saatchi model of owner/managers with the senior team having equity in their businesses.  Morewood will focus on driving existing and new […]

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Purity eyes international market as it strengthens team

Brand experience and staffing agency, Purity, is set to restructure at the top of the agency next month in a move designed to capitalise on strong growth and bolster its expanding international portfolio.  The agency will also grow its account teams with three new appointments. From 1st October 2016 current MD and founder, Rob Quinn, will take […]

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Tribal Worldwide London strengthens senior team with two new hires

Tribal Worldwide, London has announced the appointment of Andrew Liles to the role of director of technology, while Marie Bradley will head up business analysis – a brand new role and discipline within the agency. Liles joins from DigitasLBi where he held various titles over the past 16 years, most recently leading the Helios programme […]

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Primesight expands airport portfolio with Glasgow Prestwick Airport

Glasgow Prestwick Airport has appointed Primesight to handle its out-of-home (OOH) advertising contract, starting immediately. The win brings the number of airports in Primesight’s airport portfolio to six, after being awarded the Manchester Airport Group (MAG) contract earlier this year. Primesight will be working with Glasgow Prestwick Airport to develop an enhanced advertising experience within […]

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McCann Worldgroup elevates Sergio Lopez to lead European production operations

McCann Worldgroup have announced that Sergio Lopez – head of integrated production at McCann London and Craft in the UK –  will extend his current role to take on leadership of the growth of the group’s production capability across Europe. In his broader role, Sergio will aim to extend this success into European markets. He will […]

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Initials strengthens board with promotion of Rachel Bateman

Creative agency Initials has announced the strengthening of its senior leadership board with the promotion of Rachel Bateman, director and head of live engagement. Bateman will continue in her current role with an additional remit to advocate the live engagement offering within all board discussions. She will also assume responsibility for overseeing the welfare of […]

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Norbert Schmidt named Vice President product and brands Whirlpool EMEA

Norbert Schmidt has been appointed Vice President Products & Brands of Whirlpool EMEA (Europe, Middle East and Africa). In his role, Norbert Schmidt will directly report to Esther Berrozpe Galindo, President of Whirlpool EMEA and Executive Vice President of Whirlpool Corporation. “I am thrilled to take on this new challenge and I look forward to […]

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Maxus appoints first ever global creative director

Maxus Global has today announced the appointment of Jen Smith, currently head of strategy and planning for Maxus UK, as its first ever global creative director. Smith will be responsible for overseeing all of Maxus Global’s creative output. Smith joined Maxus UK in 2013 as head of planning, before expanding her role to include strategy […]

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Qualtrics acquires Caroline Mogford as new EMEA marketing director

Qualtrics, provider of enterprise survey software, has appointed Caroline Mogford as EMEA Marketing Director. Caroline joins from Google, where she headed up international marketing for Google Education.  Prior to that, Caroline was Head of Marketing for Google Maps for Business, EMEA and Head of Strategy for South East Asia. A trained economist with a degree […]

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Freeman announces executive appointment and strengthens HR team

  Freeman has  announced two new appointments in EMEA. Steve Comar has been promoted to the Executive Team as director of operations, meanwhile Gillian Brackenbury-Peace joins as talent development advisor, heading up talent development for Freeman in EMEA. Comar joined Freeman in EMEA as graphics director in September 2014, and has been instrumental in developing […]

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Lucky Generals launches sports marketing agency

Lucky Generals is backing a company called Dark Horses, led by Simon Dent, formerly Business Director at BBH Sport.  It is the first launch within the Lucky Enterprises holding group structure which aims “to create a family of like-minded entrepreneurs”.  Lucky Enterprises will own a majority share in the business but Dent will also own a significant […]

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LIDA boosts creative team with Tori Winn

LIDA has appointed Tori Winn, former Global creative director at Precedent and creative director and partner at iris Worldwide, as its new executive creative director. Winn will report into Trefor Thomas, the agency’s newly-appointed chief creative officer, and will work across all clients, leading the creative output on key accounts such as Boots, Open University and […]

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Blackjack pushes full service offering for clients through Andy DeVito appointment

Blackjack Promotions, has appointed Andy DeVito as account director to help the agency drive forward its plans to offer clients an ‘end-to-end’ service encompassing strategy and planning, creative, production, logistics, staffing and post-campaign analytics. DeVito, 33, returns to Blackjack from specialist events, experiential and retail production house Bluedog Productions, where, since 2014, he has been […]

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Guinness World Records strengthens experiential offering

Guinness World Records, the global authority on record-breaking, has expanded its commercial team with the recruitment of Mark Kelly into the newly created position of business development manager – Live.  Mark’s remit will be to support and grow GWR Live!, Guinness World Records’ experiential offering. Launched in 2015, GWR Live! gives audiences the chance to […]

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Havas Media Group invests in new senior connections roles

Havas Media Group has appointed Eliza Dashwood, Daniel Thompson and Paul Holman as the group’s brand new Connection Partners. The news signifies a key stage of development for the group as it continues to invest in its specialist capabilities in response to client marketing needs. The Connection Partners will be responsible for further development of […]

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Laura Capell-Abra sets up new sustainable growth consultancy

Sledge managing director, Laura Capell-Abra is leaving her full-time role with the agency  to set up a Sustainable Growth Consultancy and career coaching company – No More Ifs Or Buts.  Capell-Abra started a blog of the same name last year and it is from this that her business sprung. Capell-Abra’s new venture, No More Ifs Or Buts, targets SMEs who […]

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TRO introduces PR and communications manager

TRO has announced the appointment of Holly Saich into the newly created role of PR & Communications Manager. Holly joined TRO 18 months ago as an account before being promoted into the new role which will cover both internal and external marketing and communications. Nick Burrows, marketing director, commented: “Delivering exceptional experiences for our clients […]

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FreemanXP hires account director in EMEA

Freeman’s brand experience agency, FreemanXP has strengthened its business development team in the EMEA region, with the appointment of Celine Jean as account director. Jean joins the team from FreemanXP’s APAC offices in Shanghai, where she managed a team to deliver events for clients such as Omega, Dassault Falcon and Dassault Aviation. She has worked […]

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Maxus UK to launch tech focussed media specialist shop in Scotland

WPP Media agency Maxus UK has announced the opening of its Scottish division, Maxus Scotland, which will be based in Edinburgh under the leadership of Andrew Dunn, former managing director of Mediacom Dublin, which he launched and established in 2008. With a team of five supporting Andrew, Maxus Scotland will be offering an innovative, data-driven […]

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Suzie Rafla named new head of Ecselis UK

Havas Group has announced that Suzie Rafla will become the new Head of the UK office of Ecselis, the group’s specialist online performance marketing brand. Previously the head of performance for Havas Media Group (HMG), Rafla will now lead a 60 strong team and set the vision, proposition and direction of Ecselis in the UK. […]

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Griggs takes the helm at ILEA EMEA

Toni Griggs, sales and marketing manager at George P. Johnson takes over as ILEA Affiliate Chair EMEA. Griggs takes over from Dr James Morgan of Event Tech Lab and University of Westminster at the end of June 2016. Griggs was previously Operations Manager ILEA EMEA before migrating to George P. Johnson in 2014 and was […]

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Arsenal Meetings and Events announce new appointment

Arsenal Meetings & Events has appointed a new sales executive. Kristina Embleton joins Arsenal with a background in events having completed her Events and Leisure Marketing degree and holding the position of conference co-ordinator at Sopwell House. “We’re delighted to have Kristina as a new edition to the team,” commented Arsenal Meetings & Events Manager, […]

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Doner London bolsters senior team with four new hires

Full service creative agency, Doner London, has announced a raft of new hires following the recent success of its multi-million euro global campaign for Italian footwear brand Geox.  Joining the team are: Lucy Solomon, client services director; Charlie Rowe, head of design; Davinia Ballin, business director and Caroline Gorge, Planner. Joining Doner London from McCann […]

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Tribal Worldwide London promotes Victoria Buchanan to Executive Creative Director

Tribal Worldwide London has promoted Victoria Buchanan to executive creative director to work alongside fellow ECD Simon Poett. Buchanan will hold a position on the Executive Board, reporting to Tom Roberts, Managing Director. Buchanan has been at the agency for 16 years and is responsible for award-winning campaigns across Volkswagen, O2 and Guinness. Buchanan will […]

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George P. Johnson opens Oslo office to support business growth in the Nordics

George P. Johnson opens the doors to a new office in Norway. The office in Oslo will be home to a team of experience marketing experts led by newly appointed Country Lead, Christian Stenseng and will initially support the delivery of experiences and events for global energy business Statoil. Working closely with Statoil’s Communication function, […]

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iD strengthens head office team

Experiential agency iD has expanded its head office team and is excited to welcome twelve new hires. The news follows last week’s announcement that the agency was appointed by The Co-op to deliver a series of experiential activations throughout 2016. As the organisation transforms its structure, Simon McGrath and Sophie Colley join the agency as […]

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Havas Media Group strengthens partnership offering with new senior hire

Havas Media Group has  announced the appointment of Chloe Smith as its new partnership director. Joining from Disney, Smith starst her new role in mid June. Reporting into Daren Benton, head of partnerships at Havas Media Group, Smith’s move marks her first agency role. She will be charged with leading a robust team of eight and […]

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Momentum Worldwide appoints director of creative strategy

Momentum Worldwide has appointed Dean Taylor, formerly head of retention and customer insight at Virgin Active, to the newly created role of director of creative strategy. Reporting to Luke D’Arcy, Momentum Worldwide’s UK President, Taylor will oversee Momentum Worldwide’s team of planners and digital strategists across the London and Manchester offices. He will be responsible for […]

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Ogilvy Appoints Gerald Lewis as Worldwide executive creative director for Dove

Ogilvy has appointed Gerald Lewis to the role of Worldwide executive creative director for Dove. He will join Ogilvy immediately and report to Ogilvy’s Worldwide ECD for Unilever, Andre Laurentino. Lewis will be responsible for driving the creative vision and overall creative quality of Ogilvy’s work for the Dove brand. He will be based in […]

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Jack Morton Worldwide London appoints new director of digital

 Jack Morton Worldwide has appointed Belinda Hall as the new director of digital. The appointment is effective immediately. Based in the agency’s London office, Belinda will be leading Jack Morton’s digital offering reporting to Adam Azor, SVP Digital and Integrated Marketing. Belinda comes to Jack Morton having spent more than 15 years in the industry […]

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Prophet brings Fred Geyer to the UK

Global brand and marketing consultancy Prophet has announced its New York based Senior Partner Fred Geyer is to relocate to London to spearhead European growth.  Geyer’s focus will be in pharmaceuticals. He will head up Prophet’s European presence with responsibility for growing new and existing clients’ businesses across Europe. His work includes clients such as […]

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FreemanXP announces newest recruit

Freeman has announced that its brand experience agency FreemanXP has appointed Jo Warne to the newly created position of Senior Client Services Manager in the UK, effective immediately. Warne joins FreemanXP from George P. Johnson, where she was most recently employed as operations manager, overseeing the IBM UK account. Throughout her more than 15-year tenure […]

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Zak launches creative campaign for New Balance and Liverpool FC

Independent creative agency ZAK launches a new creative campaign to mark the New Balance and Liverpool FC’s new football kit this week. As New Balance Football’s global creative agency, ZAK devised the ‘Made for Liverpool’ campaign to demonstrate how supporting Liverpool FC is more than just supporting a football club, it’s a way of life […]

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Leaver arrives as Blue Square MD

Andrew Leaver has been appointed managing director of Blue Square Marketing. The move brings a senior name over from client side field and retail marketing, to the agency. Leaver previously built and led Samsung’s IT and Mobile retail team. Leaver’s appointment is a significant move for Blue Square Marketing, a young and ambitious agency that […]

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Freeman announces acquisition of Exhibit Surveys

Freeman has announced the acquisition of Exhibit Surveys, a market research and consulting firm. The move supports the company’s goal to continue to grow its resources to support strategy,design and digital by adding an experienced group of researchers with a deep understanding of data and measurement. “By expanding our research, data and analytics expertise, we […]

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Jo Coombs to lead the customer agency of the future

A new leadership team has been appointed to unify OgilvyOne and OgilvyOne Business and to bring to market three specialist acquisitions in the UK. OgilvyOne and OgilvyOne Business will now report into a new executive OgilvyOne team, which will be led by Jo Coombs, as its Chief Executive. Jo Coombs was the Managing Director of […]

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Freeman expands EMEA marketing team with new content manager appointment

Freeman has appointed Brea Carter to the newly created role of content manager and copywriter, in a move designed to enhance the company’s content marketing and news capabilities within the EMEA region. Carter brings a journalistic background to the business, having most recently worked at industry publication Event magazine.Prior to this, Carter worked as a […]

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D.S Emotion acquires HC advertising and new London home

Creative consultancy DS.Emotion has acquired HC Advertising based in London. HC was established four years ago by Laura Carroll and has found great success specialising in property and place marketing. The acquisition will bolster the client portfolio and team in DS.Emotion’s London studio. Laura Carroll is to join DS.Emotion and will become Managing Director of […]

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Scottish FA appoints new creative agency

Frame, the Glasgow-based creative marketing agency, has been appointed by the Scottish Football Association as its sole creative agency for the FIFA World Cup Russia 2018 qualifying campaign. Following a competitive creative pitch, Frame was awarded the contract to deliver a full schedule of marketing communications aimed at promoting Scotland’s road to Russia in the […]

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Primesight expands with entry into the UK Airport Advertising market

Manchester Airports Group (MAG) has appointed Primesight to handle its out-of-home (OOH) advertising contract over a five-year term effective from May 2016. The contract was awarded following a competitive pitch and covers MAG’s four UK airports at Manchester, London Stansted, East Midlands and Bournemouth, reaching approximately 50 million passengers a year. Manchester and London Stansted […]

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New appointments at Tribal Worldwide London

Tribal Worldwide, London has announced the promotion of Kelly-Ann Maxwell to the newly created role as deputy managing director, and the appointment of Marc Elmer to the role of Volkswagen head of delivery at the agency. Maxwell, formerly head of operations at Tribal Worldwide London, will work alongside managing director Tom Roberts, focusing on the […]

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Jill Spencer appointed Director at React Surveys

React Surveys has appointed Jill Spencer as a director for its mystery shopping services to UK and Global retailers, entertainment venues and other sectors. She is also Vice President of the European chapter of the MSPA (Mystery Shopping Providers Association), which recently awarded Elite Membership to React Surveys, the first service provider to achieve this […]

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Asset Space appoints Andy Wright as account director

Asset Space are pleased to announce that they have appointed Andy Wright as an Account Director within their commercial team. Asset Space is an award-winning, asset management-minded commercialisation business, working predominantly as an outsourced resource for shopping centre and shopping park owners. The team is made up of industry specialists who fully understand the property […]

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DBi strengthens senior team with new Sales Director

DBi, Havas Media Group’s digital analytics and data consulting division, has  announced the appointment of Jonathan Tate as its new Sales Director. Tate will work in partnership with Rob Jackson, DBi’s Managing Director, as well as the Group’s senior management team, which includes the recently appointed CEO of Havas Media Group UK and Ireland – […]

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Jack Morton Worldwide boosts London team with three key appointments

Global brand experience agency Jack Morton Worldwide today announces three key senior hires within the agency’s core areas of client relationships and creative. Dina Green is appointed as VP, business director and Andrew Thomas and Nate Thompson are appointed as creative directors. The appointments are effective immediately. Dina Green joins Jack Morton with nearly fifteen years […]

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New CEO for Bray Leino Events

Bray Leino Events, the international conferencing and exhibitions agency, has appointed Rob Grahamslaw as its new CEO. Formerly a senior executive within one of the world’s largest Oil and Energy companies, BP, Grahamslaw brings a wealth of international and strategic relationship expertise. As CEO he will spearhead the continued development of the business. Based in […]

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Shaftesbury appoints Karen Baines as new head of group marketing and communications

Shaftesbury PLC announces that Karen Baines will be joining the Company in the role of Head of Group Marketing and Communications, with effect from 31 May 2016. Karen will be responsible for the Company’s media strategies and promotional activity across its high-profile West End retail, restaurant and leisure destinations, which include Carnaby, Chinatown and Seven […]

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Omobono bolsters senior team, with six new hires

Omobono has seen a 20% YOY growth with overseas sales now accounting for over 60% of total turnover; this is thanks to new business wins and the launching of its first London office at the end of 2015. This was the second opening for Omobono in 2015, following its first US office in the heart […]

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The Market Creative appointed to take on Plumbs marketing brief

The Market Creative has been appointed by home furnishing specialist Plumbs to develop its marketing programme. The strategic brand and retail agency will help Plumbs’ made-to-measure sofa reupholstery appeal to a wider audience group. The Market Creative will develop a customer segmentation, which will inform a programme of marketing activity. Sue Benson, Managing Director at […]

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