R&T adds to team with top new talent30th January, 2018 by Anouska Leon
Richmond & Towers has added to its talented team, and welcomed back director Katie Watson following maternity leave.
Joining the successful London agency, which celebrated both a rebrand and relocation to Clerkenwell in 2017, are five exciting talents to help the company grow its business with existing and new clients.
They include Fiona McLaughlin who joins as senior account manager, working on Alpro. Fiona was previously working in Dubai, leading the health and wellness division at TOH PR, during which she launched brands such as Vita Coco and Fitness First. She is joined by account manager, Sjaan Askwith, all the way from New Zealand who will also be working on the Alpro portfolio. Sjaan has experience with brands such as Adidas, Sony Mobile and Lipton Iced Tea.
Georgia Andrewes, who was previously working at Lily & Louis PR in New Zealand on accounts including San Pellegrino, Accor Hotels and Peroni, joins as account manager on clients Deichmann and Privilege. Joining Georgia is account executive Hannah Pemberton from a pure fashion background. R&T has also welcomed account executive Dani Cooper, who joins from a research agency working within food and retail.
Meanwhile, the company said it was delighted to welcome back director and built environment specialist Watson, who is returning to head up the agency’s lifestyle, home and energy division with deputy MD Matt De Leon.
R&T chief executive Rob Metcalfe added: “We are delighted to welcome our new recruits and Katie back at an exciting time for our agency. This significant growth of our team comes as we are poised to announce several new business wins.”
L – R: Fiona McLaughlin, Katie Watson, Sjaan Askwith, Georgia Andrewes, Hannah Pemberton, Dani Cooper