Stu McGregor

Stu McGregor

twentysix search has appointed Stu McGregor in a newly-created role of client services and operations director.  He joins from Leeds digital agency Stickyeyes.

McGregor, who has over 20 years experience working in the digital sector, including almost 15 years specialising in search marketing, was previously client services director at Stickyeyes.

His impressive CV also includes five years working at Microsoft, 10 years with KPMG and a spell as a European business development director at Yahoo Search Marketing.

twentysix search is one of trading divisions of twentysix which itself is a wholly-owned subsidiary of MSQ Partners, a company which arose from the ashes of AIM-listed Media Square.

Other MSQ agencies include IAS, Smarts and The Gate.

twentysix employs 125 staff across its four divisions embracing mobile, affiliates, social media and search. The company has offices in London, Leeds, New York and Singapore.

Clients include Sony PlayStation, Wella, Aggregate Industries, Nice and Easy, Skandia, Smith & Nephew, P&G and the London Stock Exchange.

twentysix search, which was set up in 2009, currently employs 24 staff. Its clients include BNP Paribas Real Estate, NHS Blood & Transplant, Rackspace, Skandia, BMI Healthcare and Bright House.

Ryan Scott, managing director at twentysix search, said: “twentysix search has experienced phenomenal growth and Stu is our most senior appointment. His experience and expertise is rare in the industry and he is primed and keen to play a key part in taking us up to the next level in our development.”

twentysix was named one of The Sunday Times’ 100 Best Small Companies to Work For in 2012.