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GES appoints David Duffy as design and build account manager

GES has announced the appointment of David Duffy as account manager for its strategic design and build partnerships in EMEA. Duffy has more than 12 years of experience in the events industry, and has managed and installed designs around the world including Rio, Doha and Singapore. With a degree in product design, Duffy has worked […]

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PR Agency One appointed by RADA in Business

Integrated consumer and B2B PR consultancy, PR Agency One, has been appointed by RADA in Business, the commercial subsidiary of RADA (Royal Academy of Dramatic Art), to raise awareness of its communication skills training for business leaders and teams. The Manchester-based PR agency was appointed based on its expertise and experience in the B2B sector, […]

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Primesight announces raft of senior promotions

Primesight has announced several role promotions within the leadership and senior management team. Mungo Knott, the current marketing and insight director, has been appointed to the new role of director of insight and innovation, with a focus to maximise the use of technology and data across the Primesight estate. Primesight has also confirmed that development […]

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Brand experience agency joins forces with VR content specialist

Brand experience agency Ralph Creative and Kuju, a full service Virtual Reality (VR) and Augmented Reality (AR) content specialist, have teamed up to offer a one-stop-shop for creating groundbreaking VR and AR experiences across any platform. The announcement follows their earlier co-production of a music remix experience for Grammy Award winning duo The Chainsmokers and […]

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Space appoints Jamie King as strategy director

Creative agency Space has appointed Jamie King as strategy director to work across its client portfolio which includes William Grant & Sons, Heineken, Arla Foods and General Mills. King, formerly executive planning director at Live & Breathe, will be responsible for the strategic output of the agency and further strengthening its planning and insight capabilities. […]

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Ecrebo Appoints Mike Grimes as U.S. President

Ecrebo has  announced it has appointed Mike Grimes as U.S. President. Bringing more than 25 years’ experience in growth-stage organisations focused on retail solutions, Grimes will be responsible for accelerating Ecrebo’s operations in North America to grow and support its customer base in the U.S. Earlier in 2017, Ecrebo received £12 million in funding and announced […]

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Relay42 builds upon growth with three new senior leadership appointments

 Relay42 has continued to build upon its strong business growth with three new senior leadership appointments. Mark Van Dijk will join Relay42 as chief operations officer in September 2017. Van Dijk was previously CEO for iProspect Netherlands, which saw him overseeing all company operations for six years. In total, Van Dijk has 15 years’ worth of […]

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Amplify + Seed confirm strategic partnership in parity ownership deal

Amplify  has bought a parity stake in Seed – the marketing agency that specialises in targeting students for brands including ASOS, Budweiser and Nike. The deal further bolsters Amplify’s youth credentials whilst giving Seed enhanced opportunities for global growth. Amplify and Seed will operate as distinct independent businesses, but with scope to cross-fertilise when appropriate. […]

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Blackjack partners with Penny Blake Associates

 Blackjack Promotions, the staffing solutions, travel retail and experiential specialist, has linked up with Penny Blake Associates (PBA), the acknowledged experts in training luxury brand retail personnel, to take its client services offering to the next level. PBA’s founder, Penny Blake, will not just be running courses for Blackjack’s specialist luxury retail staff in the […]

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Closer appoints new staffing director Helen Braybrook

Experiential agency, Closer, has appointed Helen Braybrook as staffing director to oversee the recruitment, training and management of the agency’s promotional staff for its live brand activations.  Braybrook will work to Closer’s proposition of delivering Human Brand Experiences; she will report directly into Liz Richardson, Closer’s managing partner. Closer’s ambitions for its staffing division will […]

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Space appoints Naz Nazli and Alex Ball as creative heads

Creative agency Space has appointed former J. Walter Thompson creatives Naz Nazli and Alex Ball as creative heads to work across the agency’s client portfolio which includes William Grant & Sons, Heineken, Arla Foods and General Mills. Nazli and Ball, the creative team behind the latest TV campaign for Berocca, have over 20 years of […]

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TRO hires three new student placement roles

TRO is continuing to support new talent coming through the industry by creating three student placement positions in 2017-18. From June 2017, TRO has created two Event Team Administrator roles offering students from Sheffield Hallam University the opportunity to spend 12 months learning the ropes of the industry.  These roles will be taken on by […]

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Red Marlin hires two new account managers

Leamington Spa based public relations agency Red Marlin has appointed two new account managers. Joining on the same day, David Campbell and Chris Box will manage some of Red Marlin’s  high profile clients who benefit from the agency’s expertise in digital PR such as social media management, as well as more traditional marketing, PR and […]

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FEDMA announces the appointment of new leadership team

Chris Combemale, CEO of the UK’s DMA Group, and Dr Sachiko Scheuing, European privacy officer of Acxiom, have been named co-Chairs of FEDMA, The Federation of European Direct and Interactive Marketing. Combemale replaces Diana Janssen, director of the Dutch DMA, and joins the re-elected Scheuing in leading the organisation through a period of continued change […]

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Brilliant Noise continues to grow with two senior hires

Allison will be working with adidas and Universal Pictures, whilst Will takes on Tetra Pak and Heathrow Airport. Both will lead the delivery of pioneering client programmes through long term partnerships. Before joining Brilliant Noise, Allison was co-founder of ConnectiD, a technology start-up that enables you to share your details quickly and efficiently when meeting […]

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Kru Live appoint Ingrid Windisch as new Operations Director

Ingrid Windisch joins Kru Live as operations director. Windisch will be responsible for heading up all agency operations and service delivery; ensuring quality control, team development and training and agency adherence to the ‘Kru Promise’. Windisch has over 12 years of experience having previously held an integral position at RPM as staffing director. She brings […]

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Denvir Marketing boosts retail team with Tesco appointment

Denvir Marketing has announced the appointment of Danielle McCann, former Tesco Marketing Manager for Scotland, in the new role of Client Director. Having built an outstanding reputation as Scotland’s leading experiential and retail marketing agency, Denvir is investing heavily in its retail and events service, taking it to an even higher level. Overseeing all accounts […]

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Arena Group secure Newmarket Racecourse interiors contract

Arena Group has secured a new three-year contract to deliver high-end contemporary interior design and complete internal fit out for Newmarket Racecourse events, May 2017. Following a record year working with Jockey Club racecourses, Arena Group has been appointed to oversee the full interior design of Newmarket’s’ temporary infrastructure during its most notable dates in […]

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Space appoints Paul Cope as business director

Creative agency Space has appointed Paul Cope as business director responsible for a portfolio of its clients including Heineken and Arla Foods. Cope, formerly client services director at the Starbucks UK & EMEA on-site agency, is charged with leading client relationships and overseeing the strategic and creative output across his business group. He will also […]

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CURB appoints new managing director

Creative technology and innovation agency Curb has appointed Adam Azor as managing director. Adam will take on the leadership of Curb, working closely alongside Anthony Ganjou, Curb’s CEO & founder. He has been given a remit to drive growth for the agency and its clients by focusing on technology and innovation in brand experience. Curb […]

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N2O hires art director to join expanding creative team

Experiential marketing agency N2O has announced the appointment of Jody Measures as Art Director to manage the agency’s fast-growing team of designers and creatives. Jody joins N2O after a five-year stint at BWP where he was creative director. Having been in the industry for 20 years, Jody has also held further positions as creative director, […]

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George P. Johnson grows EMEA team

George P. Johnson (GPJ) has made two further appointments in as many months, strengthening its European talent pool with new roles in creative and client services. George Bear joins GPJ following 10 years’ creative resource experience gained at a multitude of shops across the wider agency spectrum, including FCB Inferno, JWT and WCRS. He started […]

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PSONA hires new head of data

PSONA has hired former EHS Brann board director Sue MacLure, as its new head of data. Sue will sit on the agencies board and report to Fiona Scott, CEO. Sue has been brought in to reshape and turbo charge the agencies CRM, Data, and Digital offering. Sue was also previously at comparethemarket.com as board level, […]

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Costa Brava take new golf approach with Azalea

 Spain’s Costa Brava, one of the region’s leading golf courses, has appointed leading marcomms specialist the Azalea Group to enhance its reputation in the UK and Europe. The Costa Brava Tourist Board has engaged the PR and marketing services of Azalea to promote the region’s golf courses across the continent, and strengthen its image as […]

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Brand & Deliver appoint Hayley Lawrence as managing director

Hayley Lawrence, director of events and member of the board at integrated marketing agency Brand & Deliver, has been appointed to the role of managing director. Founder Ben Gallop will remain in the position of CEO, handing over responsibility for the day to day running of the agency to Hayley. Hayley joined Brand & Deliver […]

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RPM appoints three new members to the board to reinforce three-year plan

RPM has appointed three new board members to aid the agency’s plans for future growth across all core capabilities. Gillian Ward has been promoted to board director people, alongside Rosa Chapman as board director client service and John Viccars as board director strategy. The promotions reflect RPM’s key areas of focus – people, thinking, creative […]

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GES appoints Mike Phillipson as managing director of Blitz|GES

GES has announced the appointment of Mike Phillipson as managing director of its Blitz|GES event production business with immediate effect. Phillipson will be part of the GES EMEA executive team, reporting to Jason Popp, EVP of international at GES. Phillipson brings both senior business leadership and creative industry experience. He is the former CEO of […]

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Leslie Chase joins 2Heads LA

Leslie Chase joins brand experience agency 2Heads as VP of Client Services, a key part of the agency’s management team in North America. She brings over 15 years’ experience, having worked in show management for many years, most recently for experiential agencies George P. Johnson and EWI Worldwide. This comes at an exciting period of […]

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iD strengthens head office team with two senior appointments

Experiential agency iD has announced the appointment of a new Creative Strategist and Client Services Account Director. Paul Parsons has been appointed as creative strategist, joining the agency’s planning team and will focus on creative development and brand innovation for both existing client and new business accounts. He brings a wealth of FMCG and Alcohol […]

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Kit Altin completes new management team at The Gate

Kit Altin, head of innovation and global planning director at Leo Burnett Group, is joining The Gate London, MSQ Partners’ lead communications agency, in May as Chief Strategy Officer completing the new management line-up. Altin’s arrival at The Gate follows the recent appointments of Beri Cheetham, former ECD of Leo Burnett and Jamie Elliott, ex-CEO […]

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RPM enhances team with two senior appointments

RPM has announced two new additions to the senior team. Ruth Henderson is joining as a senior strategist, alongside Laurel Davis as head of creative communications. Henderson is joining RPM’s strategy team, where she will focus on social, brand and innovation. She brings a wealth of experience, having headed up strategy at leading social content […]

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Undercurrent bolsters production team with new hires

Due to a number of major new contract wins, Undercurrent are growing their production team. New roles include an event and production director, senior event manager and event producer, junior production manager. Emily McCorquodale re-joins the Undercurrent team having spent 13 years in various agencies delivering events for the likes of John Lewis, HSBC, CPW, […]

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Linda Hassall leaves Acer to join Agent42

Agent42 has announced that Linda Hassall will be joining the agency in the role of senior director. Linda will oversee a number of Agent42’s impressive portfolio of clients, as well as look after the new business pipeline. This is Hassall’s first move into agency following a career including long stints at Warner Bros, Acer and […]

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Space appoints Jim Carless as head of brand experience

Creative agency Space has appointed Jim Carless to the newly created role of head of brand experience. Carless, formerly head of client services at Space, is charged with accelerating the growth of the agency’s brand experience proposition across its existing client portfolio, which includes Heineken, William Grant & Sons, Arla, UEFA and Wimbledon, whilst also […]

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PVE announces two new appointments

PVE is expected to provide its 1,000th event during 2017 and with a growing portfolio, welcome Finn McGirr and Taro Rowe as event managers after the pair impressed while working on a freelance basis for the UK-based company, which has storage in the USA and UAE. Head of sales and business development Simon Jones said: “With […]

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Adare International wins major contract with Coca-Cola European Partners

Adare International has been awarded a contract by Coca Cola European Partners (CCEP) to provide promotional goods and print across their entire European network covering Germany, Spain, Portugal, Iceland, GB, France, Belgium, Netherlands, Norway & Sweden. Adare has supplied marketing goods to CCEP in Northern Europe since 2011. This new contract award represents a potential […]

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N2O hires new client services director to lead Tesco account

N2O has announced the appointment of Fiona McHugh as client services director on its Tesco account. McHugh’s role will focus on driving strategic, creative and logistical output. Bringing an extensive knowledge of retail marketing, and 15 years’ industry experience, McHugh will manage the Taste at Tesco team who are based at the agency’s satellite office […]

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George P. Johnson secures John Farquhar-Smith, as new Executive Producer

Farquhar-Smith has joined GPJ following 25 years’ experience creating large, complex, multiple stake-holder events, often in challenging environments. His early career was spent working in theatre where he designed and supervised production on international shows and festivals including West End and Broadway hits like Stomp, the Peking Opera and Eddie Izzard’s arena tours. Farquhar-Smith then […]

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the7stars wins London Southend Airport media account

the7stars has won London Southend Airport’s media planning and buying account after a competitive pitch. The partnership will see the7stars increase awareness and consideration of London Southend Airport across Essex and East London. the7stars will develop an omnichannel campaign that delivers content across out-of-home, radio, online and VOD/TV services. The partnership follows London Southend Airport’s […]

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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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