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Williams Lea Tag appoints David Kassler as Group CEO

Williams Lea Tag has announced the appointment of David Kassler to the position of group chief executive officer. David has spent the last decade as a CEO of private equity-backed businesses in the Media, Technology and Creative sectors, including EMI Music, Phones 4u and Deluxe Entertainment. In his new position, David will lead the independent […]

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KBH On-Train Media appoints head of sales

KBH On-Train Media, has announced the appointment of Adam Moy to the newly-created role of head of sales. Moy has over 18 years’ experience in the out-of-home industry, and joins from Exterion Media, where he served most recently as head of trading, managing the relationship between the National Sales Team, clients, agencies and OOH specialists. […]

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Tech startup Trint appoints veteran Microsoft marketing director

London-based Trint, the AI transcription service, has now set its sights on the UK with a series of key appointments and business developments at a global level. Donna Opzoomer, previously head of international marketing at AOL, joins as VP of marketing to help lead the global and local strategic business plans. Donna has 18 years’ […]

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FreemanXP strengthens client services team with three new hires

Freeman, the leading global provider of brand experiences, has expanded its Client Services team at FreemanXP in EMEA. Leanne Ash joins as senior client services manager, Caroline Duck comes onboard as client services manager, and Laura Howell has been appointed to the role of client services coordinator. Ash brings more than 15 years’ experience to […]

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GES appoints portfolio director

GES has announced the promotion of Blake Horgan to the position of Portfolio Director for a host of major UK organiser clients. Horgan has worked for GES for over 7 years, in that time he has delivered a series of leading UK exhibitions including Toy Fair, FIT Show and IFE. He also played a key part […]

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RPM hires new business director to strengthen client services

RPM has  announced a new addition to the senior team. Ryan Bowden joins the agency as business director.  He will be working with senior agency leaders heading up a team to develop industry-leading integrated ideas and strategies aimed to showcase the power of brand experience and shopper activations. Bowden joins RPM as a seasoned business director […]

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SpaceandPeople announces Andy Wrights return

SpaceandPeople has announced that Andy Wright is returning to the company. Andy will be re-joining the team in January 2018 as  account director, client services. Andy was previously a key member of the SpaceandPeople retail and brand experience teams for over six years.  In his new role, Andy will be working with Andrew Keiller , client services director, […]

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Bazaarvoice continues EMEA expansion with newly-announced appointment

Sophie Light-Wilkinson is appointed VP Marketing EMEA to support the company’s ongoing expansion in the region London, United Kingdom, November 20, 2017 — Bazaarvoice has appointed Sophie Light-Wilkinson as vice president marketing EMEA. The news follows the recent announcement of Bazaarvoice opening a new head office in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where the company is planning to […]

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Amplify appoints two new creative directors

Amplify  is further fortifying its creative credentials with the hire of two new creative directors: Vikesh Bhatt (the brains behind this year’s headline-grabbing election initiative, 10 Downing Tweet) and Ben Peckett (who helmed the launch of Lee Cooper’s first premium range of selvedge denim in partnership with musician Jack Garratt).   Reporting to Amplify’s executive […]

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Tribal Worldwide London appoints Adam Powers chief experience officer

Tribal Worldwide London has announced that Adam Powers has joined the agency in the new role of chief experience officer. Powers will report directly to Tom Roberts, CEO, as the agency continues to evolve its customer experience expertise. With over 20 years’ experience, Powers’ remit will involve leading Tribal’s customer experience offering, as well as […]

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The Specialist Works appoints new client success director Cathy McPherson

The Specialist Works (TSW), has appointed Cathy McPherson as client success director (CS). The newly created role will see McPherson have direct responsibility for several services, including client relationship retention and optimisation. The hire follows recent pitch successes for AutoTrader, YOPA, Hastings Direct and Huuuge Casino. McPherson will be working with TSW’s existing clients including […]

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Paul Gygi joins Haygarth as creative director

Haygarth has announced the appointment of Paul Gygi as creative director. Paul will work alongside ECD Steve Rogers to continue Haygarth’s delivery of best in class creative campaigns. Paul has more than 14 years of experience creating integrated campaigns, bringing proven knowledge of creative strategy, vision and communication. He has been Creative Director at HeyHuman, […]

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23red Hires Susan Poole as head of strategy

Creative agency 23red, has appointed Susan Poole, formerly chief strategy officer at ZAK, as head of strategy. Reporting to 23red’s CEO and founding partner, Jane Asscher, Poole will be joining the senior management team and will be responsible for developing strategies that underpin individual and organisational behaviour change. The role will see Poole lead and […]

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Because continues global expansion with new offices in Dubai

Creative experiences group Because has expanded its reach into the Middle East with the launch of new offices in Dubai. With a proven track record spanning 20+ years in the UK, the move into Dubai reinforces Because’s position as global brand experience specialists; a group of creative studios servicing major clients like Centrica, Procter & […]

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Independent Events expands team

Independent Events has expanded the team to bring in a new marketing and events assistant. The new position, which has been filled by Becky Crane, has been created due to the agency’s success in not only retaining work this year, but in winning a number of new contracts. 22-year-old Becky is a graduate from Northumbria […]

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Phil Maggs joins 2Heads to head up digital and technology

Phil Maggs has joined brand experience agency 2Heads as head of digital, bringing over 15 years’ technology experience across sectors and media platforms, from agencies such as Brand Fuel, MCCGLC, FreemanXP and Momentum Worldwide. In his role at 2Heads, Phil will be responsible for all aspect of Digital and Technology development and integration across clients […]

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Terrapinn and GES agree new two-year deal

Terrapinn has appointed GES as the official service provider for six of its Middle East event brands – including Seamless, The Mining Show, and Telecoms World Middle East – in a deal that extends to 2019. The agreement builds on a strong partnership between Terrapinn and GES that dates back to 2012. GES, a global, […]

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Brand identity and packaging design agency Hornall Anderson UK rebrands as OurCreative.

Hornall Anderson UK has rebranded as OurCreative. following its split from Hornall Anderson USA earlier this year. The brand identity and packaging design agency remains part of the Omnicom Group. Managing director Kim Van Elkan said: “OurCreative’s name was born out of a collective team workshop and desire to reflect that at our agency, everyone […]

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Twelve hires former Geometry chief strategy officer and managing partner, Martin Smith

Twelve has announced that former Geometry chief strategy officer and managing partner, Martin Smith, has been appointed as its new group strategy officer. Starting the role in mid-November, Smith will also play a role in exploring opportunities within holding company Communisis’ global client base. Smith has been tasked with overseeing strategic direction and innovation across […]

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Kristie Lemon joins Haygarth as associate director of new Brand Experience Team

Kristie will work alongside Carlo Montemarano to enhance the integrated Brand Experience offering at the agency, incorporating experiential, PR and social media. As a PR and communications specialist, Kristie brings with her 12 years of industry knowledge, having worked across a variety of food & drink, retail, travel, entertainment and talent management accounts. She has […]

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Freeman announces new hires at London agency

Freeman has appointed two new directors to its agency team at FreemanXP in EMEA. Philippa Fann joins as director of client services, and Melle Pama has come onboard as creative director. Fann brings 25 years’ event industry experience to the business, working both in the United Kingdom and South Africa. She was most recently employed […]

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Ecrebo appoints Michael Poyser as chief analytics officer

Ecrebo, the point of sale marketing specialist, whose clients include some of the UK’s largest retailers including M&S and Waitrose, has announced it has appointed Michael Poyser as chief analytics officer. Poyser brings more than 18 years of experience working in customer and loyalty analytics, leading large teams of analysts and data scientists. In his […]

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Tribal Worldwide London Appoints Jade Tomlin as Creative Director

Jade Tomlin, former Hugo & Cat Creative group head, has joined Tribal Worldwide London as a creative director. Working alongside Creative Directors Stuart O’Neil and John Cleave, Tomlin will report directly into Executive Creative Director, Victoria Buchanan. Tomlin will work across all clients and brands. Tomlin has had an impressive career since graduating St Martins […]

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Brilliant Noise hires first ever creative director

Strategic marketing partner, Brilliant Noise, has announced the appointment of Gareth James as the agency’s first ever creative director, to lead creative strategy internally and across client accounts. Brilliant Noise aims to strengthen its creative thinking within the whole team so it can offer further creative strategic solutions to clients and prospects. It will be […]

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Momentum Worldwide (UK) appoints new UK chief technologist

Momentum Worldwide (UK), has appointed Matthew Mayes, formerly head of digital at GMR Marketing, to chief technologist in the UK. Reporting into Dean Taylor, Momentum Worldwide’s UK director of creative strategy, Mayes will front the digital offering of the agency, ensuring that digital strategic thinking and delivery is central to every client activation across experiential, […]

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Mystery Shopping Association elects Jill Spencer as President

The Mystery Shopping Providers Association has appointed Jill Spencer as President. She is a director of ReactCX, a leading UK customer experience research specialist. The MSPA is the international association for the mystery shopping industry and has over 450 member companies worldwide, covering market research and merchandising, private investigation, training and mystery shopping services. “With […]

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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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