ELVIS team James Hudson and Rob Griffiths step up to Creative Director roles

- Promotions recognise work for clients including UNILAD and Cadbury Creme Egg - Move will enable Executive Creative Director, Neale Horrigan, to step away from day-to-day running of creative department

ELVIS team James Hudson and Rob Griffiths  step up to Creative Director roles

Creative agency ELVIS has promoted Associate Creative Directors, James Hudson and Rob Griffiths, to the role of Creative Director. The promotions have been made in recognition of the award-winning work that Hudson and Griffiths have led since joining the agency. Their recent campaigns include the UNILAD ‘Blood Without Bias’ initiative, which sought to end discrimination against gay and […]

JDO Boost Client Services Team With Double Hire

JDO Boost Client Services Team With Double Hire

International creative agency, JDO, has today announced the appointment of two senior hires to its client services team. Peter Droy joins as Head of Client Services and Helena Graves as Client Business Director. The appointments reflect an extended period of growth for the award-winning international creative agency with offices in Tunbridge Wells, London and New York. […]

GroupM names Ashutosh Srivastava APAC CEO

GroupM names Ashutosh Srivastava APAC CEO

WPP’s media investment group GroupM has appointed Ashutosh Srivastava as CEO of Asia Pacific. Ashutosh will be based in Singapore and take responsibility for all other GroupM Asia Pacific markets, excluding China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.  Srivastava joined WPP in 1997 in India with J. Walter Thompson, leading the Unilever relationship until 2001. He was […]

Nokamo Appoints Martin Shaw as Growth Director

Nokamo Appoints Martin Shaw as Growth Director

Marketing consultancy, Nokamo, has appointed industry expert Martin Shaw as Growth Director to target right-minded clients hungry for profit transformation. Nokamo launched in January 2020 with a mission to transform SMEs via conspicuous propositions that haven’t been done before. Martin Shaw said: “Nokamo is on a crusade to rid the world of commoditised thinking. There’s been a […]

Havas Media Group appoints Carat’s Jackie Lyons as Head of Media Experience

- Appointment follows global launch of Mx methodology in 2019 - Lyons joins from Carat, where she was Planning Partner

Havas Media Group appoints Carat’s Jackie Lyons as Head of Media Experience

Havas Media Group has announced the appointment of Jackie Lyons to the newly-created role of Head of Media Experience, following the global launch of its Mx (Media Experience) methodology in 2019. Lyons joins the group following over five years at Carat. As Planning Partner, she was responsible for leading the agency’s planning output, working across a number of […]

Ex-YouGov director joins Yorkshire tech enterprise

Ex-YouGov director joins Yorkshire tech enterprise

Forward-thinking AI and Machine Learning (ML) organisation, Third Foundation, has appointed a former YouGov director to become its chief operating officer. Shirelle Grant was director of client management at YouGov and prior to that director at award-winning B2B marketing automation agency Stein IAS – responsible for the China division based in Shanghai. Her high-profile appointment […]

Three senior additions to Armadillo as expertise broadens

Three senior additions to Armadillo as expertise broadens

Bristol-based CRM agency, Armadillo, which works with big-name brands including McDonald’s, Disney, Carnival UK and hotels.com, has added three senior staff members to its growing team. Yusuf Muhammad joins as principle campaign manager, Zoe Yardley joins the Armadillo strategy team as senior data analyst and Jo Penn joins as client partner.    Muhammad brings a wealth of expertise covering customer […]

GUT Promotes Four Key Team Members

Agency elevates Production, Creative & Finance departments with internal promotions

GUT Promotes Four Key Team Members

Independent advertising agency, GUT, today announces four promotions — Renata Neumann to Head of Production, Jeff Hodgson and Eliana Ferrer to Creative Directors, and Giselle Reggianni to CFO across all three GUT offices. These promotions are a testament to GUT’s investment in the personal growth of all team members, as well as the strength of its production, creative and finance teams.  Neumann […]

Publicis Groupe UK Hires Eleanor Conroy To New Role Of Director Communications And Marketing

Publicis Groupe UK Hires Eleanor Conroy To New Role Of Director Communications And Marketing

Publicis Groupe has appointed Eleanor Conroy to the newly created role of Director of Communications and Marketing for Publicis Groupe UK. Conroy will report to UK CEO, Annette King, bolstering the UK leadership team line-up.  She will oversee the communications teams across Publicis Groupe UK and lead collaboration and alignment across Publicis Groupe UK and its […]

2020 UK BUDGET: Comment on the impact of Brexit and the Budget on the creative industries from leading design consultancy Lewis Moberly

2020 UK BUDGET: Comment on the impact of Brexit and the Budget on the creative industries from leading design consultancy Lewis Moberly

‘We very much hope Rishi Sunak bears in mind the growing importance, and the particular needs, of the UK’s creative industries sector in the forthcoming post-Brexit budget.   Creative businesses contribute £100bn annually to the economy – more than the automotive, aerospace, life sciences and oil sectors all put together. It’s the nation’s fastest-growing sector, creating […]