Wheel appoints Chief Technical Officer
London 17.12.01 – Wheel, one of the UK’s largest interactive agencies, has appointed Mark Stephens as Chief Technical Officer.
Mark brings to Wheel a wealth of technology experience built in the UK and overseas markets at a number of well known organisations. Most recently Mark was responsible for technology direction at Cassium Technologies, having previously created e-business teams for Whittman-Hart and Catalyst Solutions. Prior to this he spent three years running Computacenter’s systems integration business.
At Wheel, Mark will head a team of 16 technologists whose credentials include the award winning Argos e-commerce site and large scale projects for Marks and Spencer, Safeway, Abbey National and National Savings.
Philip Hunt, Wheel’s Managing Director, said : "Bringing in an experienced technologist with many years experience of the IT and interactive world demonstrates Wheel’s commitment to bolstering its technology offering. With Mark on board, in addition to commissioned client work, we will be developing a range of innovative solutions that combine our creative and technology expertise with our knowledge of key customer markets."
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For further information please contact :
Xavier Adam Public Relations
T 44 (0) 7887 955352
F 44 (0) 7069 929341
Wheel advises on, designs and develops digital channel solutions, covering Internet (intranet and extranet), iTV, WAP and emerging technologies such as wireless Internet. Wheel has won numerous awards, most recently a BAFTA in the Interactive Entertainment Awards 2001 for www.marconicalling.com and three Visa eTail 2000 awards for www.argos.co.uk. Wheel is one of the most successful digital communications agencies in the UK (ranked number two by Marketing magazine [November 2001]). Headcount is 75 and anticipated turnover in 2001 is £9 million.
To find out more about Wheel visit http://www.wheel.co.uk
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