MOMENTUM WORLDWIDE APPOINTS JULIAN INGRAM AS EVP, MANAGING DIRECTOR OF MOMENTUM UK
LONDON (14 May 2009) – Momentum Worldwide Chairman and CEO Chris Weil today announced the appointment of Julian Ingram as Managing Director of the Momentum UK group effective immediately. Momentum UK is comprised of offices in London, Manchester and Cheshire and has over 200 employees who develop sponsorship, events, shopper marketing, promotions and digital campaigns for clients such as American Express, UPS, Nestle, Coca-Cola, Bernard Mathews, 20th Century Fox, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment amongst others. Julian’s focus will be to not only grow Momentum’s business but to work closely with McCann Worldgroup to further integrate the agency’s offerings to deliver optimal results for clients across all disciplines. Before joining Momentum, Julian served as Worldwide Director and Managing Partner at McCann Worldgroup (MWG) based in London. Over his three year tenure with MWG, he worked with international accounts including MasterCard and Sony Ericsson and was heavily involved in developing new models for servicing clients and driving cross-group assignments. Prior to his post at MWG, Julian was at Abbott Mead Vickers and BBDO as their EMEA new business director. “Julian has never been the typical ‘ad guy’ but is that rare breed that has also worked across multiple integrated marketing channels as well as design, relationship marketing and the digital space,” Chris Weil, Worldwide Chairman & CEO of Momentum. “As clients require broader senior expertise across disciplines to deliver outstanding integrated physical and digital experiences for their brands, I can think of no one else more suited to this role.” “Since he joined us, Julian has been a driving force in growing our business,” said Brett Gosper, President McCann Worldgroup EMEA. “He has an enviable success in winning new clients, having pitched and won three out of four international pitches. He is a great team leader and cares about our company and the clients’ business as much as he does the work.” “We do business in a world were advocacy, driven by outstanding brand experiences, will increasingly be the clients’ best tool to drive brand and business performance,” Julian Ingram added. “Momentum is set up to deliver what these clients want without the complexity and cost of multiple agencies and I’m thrilled to be part of this truly integrated agency that is paving the way.”
About Momentum UK Momentum UK is an integrated marketing communications agency, comprising of 3 offices in London, Manchester and Cheshire, employing over 200 people. Momentum UK services include sponsorship, events, shopper marketing, promotions and digital marketing. In April 2008 it acquired award winning digital shop, greenroom digital now known as greenroom@momentum. Momentum UK key clients include: American Express, Cereal Partners Worldwide, Intel, Nokia, Reebok, UPS, Ricoh, Bernard Matthews, Twentieth Century Fox, Paramount Pictures, Sony Playstation, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Nestle and Coca-Cola.
About Momentum Worldwide Momentum Worldwide is the world’s first and only truly Phygital™ Agency. Our 77-office global agency creates ideas and brand engagement with consumers through the seamless interplay of experiences in both the physical and digital space. We leverage our expertise in live events & sponsorship, IP and content creation, music and entertainment marketing, social networking, and retail and promotional marketing for blue chip clients including Coca-Cola, American Express, Verizon and Microsoft and hold more awards than any other agencies in our verticals. Momentum Worldwide is part of the McCann Worldgroup, the world’s largest marketing communications network, housed within Interpublic Group [NYSE: IPG}
Links: www.momentumww.com www.greenroomatmomentum.com
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