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 […]

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 […]

MerchantCantos hires Phil Ireland as Chief Creative Officer

MerchantCantos hires Phil Ireland as Chief Creative Officer

MerchantCantos, the creative communications agency, has hired Phil Ireland as Partner and Chief Creative Officer. The newly appointed role marks a significant change for the agency as it continues to expand and diversify its creative offer. Ireland joins MerchantCantos from Ireland/Davenport (now CollectiveID), which he founded in Johannesburg in 2006, working on clients including BMW, […]

Havas Media Manchester boosts leadership team with appointment of Dentsu Aegis’ Lucy Barnes as Strategy Partner

- Barnes was previously Strategy Director at Dentsu Aegis Network - Follows hire of Stuart Lunn as Managing Director in September of this year

Havas Media Manchester boosts leadership team with appointment of Dentsu Aegis’ Lucy Barnes as Strategy Partner

Havas Media Manchester has announced the appointment of Lucy Barnes to the newly-created role of Strategy Partner, as the regional hub seeks to further strengthen its leadership team. Barnes joins from Dentsu Aegis Network, where she was a board-level Strategy Director, with responsibility for existing clients and new business, working on brands including Arcadia Group, Matalan […]

Feud set to deepen between Sorrell and WPP as ousted ad boss wins race for MediaMonks

Feud set to deepen between Sorrell and WPP as ousted ad boss wins race for MediaMonks

The feud between Martin Sorrell and his former employers is set to deepen after the ousted boss of WPP won the battle to acquire Dutch-based digital production company MediaMonks. Sorrell has reportedly secured a €300 million deal, holding off rival bids from WPP and Accenture Interactive. The acquisition will rile WPP and create further animosity between the […]

PB Creative boosts its senior team with two new appointments: Creative Director Lloyd Moffat and Client Services Director Anna Amos

PB Creative boosts its senior team with two new appointments:  Creative Director Lloyd Moffat and Client Services Director Anna Amos

Brand design agency PB Creative announces the appointment of Lloyd Moffat as Creative Director and Anna Amos as Client Services Director, further strengthening the agency’s creative delivery and service to clients, and building on its reputation as a world-class studio. Lloyd has many years’ experience working for top design agencies, including JKR, where he worked […]

Leo Burnett boosts creative department with array of new talent

Leo Burnett boosts creative department with array of new talent

Leo Burnett has invested heavily in its creative department, hiring a diverse range of talent from across the agency world. Dan Fryer and Gate Lambert join Leo Burnett as a creative team from Fold7, where they worked on everything from experiential stunts to fully-fledged 360 campaigns for the likes of Disney, Gumtree, Carlsberg, Audible and, most […]

Birmingham PR Agency Strengthens Consumer Team with New Director

Birmingham PR Agency Strengthens Consumer Team with New Director

PR and social media communications consultancy WPR Agency, formerly Willoughby Public Relations, has appointed Rebecca Williams as consumer director. Rebecca joins the Edgbaston-based agency having spent 10 years at McCann in Solihull where she headed up accounts including Oxfam, Robert Welch and McCarthy & Stone. As consumer director at WPR she will be tasked with expanding […]