Ex-Saatchi and Saatchi account director, Gerry Griffiths, has joined The Purple Agency (part of Adare) as senior account director. While at Team Saatchi, she helped create and run integrated multi-media campaigns for clients including the P&G brand, Olay, Bauer Media’s Closer magazine. Prior to Saatchi and Saatchi she worked with VCCP and WCRS, where her clients included Sky, The Sun, Mini, Volvic, Rolls Royce, Royal Navy, and 02.
Says Steve Shaw, head of agency, “Gerry has more than eight years experience working at some of London’s busiest agencies, developing major integrated campaigns for many significant national brands. She has fantastic new business skills, and has experience of running truly multi-media campaigns, including TV and radio. At a time when we are looking to continue the growth of the agency, Gerry is a terrific asset to have on the Purple team.”
Griffiths’ appointment follows closely on the arrival at The Purple Agency of Alan Docherty as the agency’s new creative director. He also brings considerable experience of working with top London agencies and working on award winning campaigns for a range of leading global brands, including BA, Mars, Google, Fujitsu and Warner Brothers.
In 2012 Purple was placed among the top 30 UK design agencies by Drum magazine, and was named as one of the top 10 fastest growing B2B agencies by B2B Marketing magazine. In addition, Purple has been highly commended at the Wirehive digital agency awards, and picked up further accolades at both the RAR and Database Marketing awards.
The Purple Agency is a fully integrated marketing agency providing data driven, multi-channel marketing communications on behalf of leading global brands. It operates in a range of industry sectors including publishing, technology, pharmaceuticals, sports and leisure, and retail. Clients include Aintree Racecourse, Honeywell, Galliford Try, White Stuff, Fitness First, Moneygram International, Sandown Park, MSD, Legal & General, UK Sport and IBM. The agency also recently opened a new office in Stuttgart, Germany, joining three other offices in Berlin, Rome and Istanbul all servicing pan-European clients.
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The Purple Agency (www.purple-agency.com) is part of Adare, a leading provider of Marketing and Secure Communication Solutions. With 30 locations across the UK and Europe, Adare employs over 750 people and has an annual turnover of £168 million. For more information please visit www.adare.com
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