NikitaIntegrated marketing communications agency, Madhouse Associates, has  appointed Nikita Lewis as a new business development manager with a brief to grow the agency’s European client roster.

Madhouse has also recruited Sophia Hall as a planning and research executive as part of the agency’s plans to grow its newly-created research offering:  Research Plus.

Lewis joins Madhouse from Chester’s Event Marketing Solutions where she was  also in a business development role with her focus at EMS on sectors including global technology and government finance.

Hall, a psychology graduate, joins Research Plus where she will work alongside Clare Briscall, the head of Research Plus.

Madhouse’s managing director Peter Craven (and current IPA North West chair), said: “We have an impressive roster of clients across a wide spectrum of industries – from automotive to pharmaceuticals – and we’re eager to grow this portfolio across the European market.”

Madhouse clients include Motorola, Calypso, Redrow Homes and Lexus.