Leeds agency Fantastic Media has appointed Jo Barker as account manager to develop accounts including JR Group UK, Dealtrak and Dale Carnegie.

Barker has previously worked alongside B2C brands such as HSL Chairs, Weber Barbecues & Strachan Furniture.

She said: “From my initial meeting with Andy and the other senior members of the team at Fantastic, I immediately sensed the absolute passion and drive that the agency obviously thrives upon. This, coupled with my own ambition to further develop my career, led me believe that the opportunity of working at Fantastic Media was not one to be missed.”

Fantastic owner Andy Hobson added: “I am delighted to welcome Jo to our team,” said  “Her experience in marketing strategy speaks for itself and we think she’ll fit in well with our client services team.”

“Jo’s skills complement the great team we have in place here and her appointment is part of our long term strategy to get the best talent in the right roles to take us forward.”