Manchester Airports Group has appointed Jeff Howarth as its new group marketing director. Howarth replaces Caroline Plant, who left last year to become business development director at the World Travel & Tourism Council.
York’s The Beautiful Meme has revealed the new brand identity it has created for the English National Ballet. The agency was appointed last year following the arrival of ENB’s new artistic director, the world-renowned dancer, Tamara Rojo.
Manchester United have confirmed their third international sponsor within the space of three days. On Tuesday Wahaha became its first official soft drinks partner in China, then China Construction Bank signed up to hold the exclusive rights to produce China's official Manchester United branded credit card and today? Well today the Reds have announced a 3 year deal with Japanese paint manufacturer Kansai.
Manchester’s Tangerine PR has restructured its senior team with the appointment of Mary Harding. The former senior account director at M&C Saatchi Sport and Entertainment will take up the role of managing director of Tangerine’s consumer division with immediate effect.
Active Profile has been awarded the public relations and marketing contract for the £113m regeneration of the Brunswick area of Manchester. S4B, the consortium appointed to manage and deliver the project appointed Active Profile following a 5-way competitive pitch.
McCann Manchester has beaten more than 500 other McCann offices worldwide to be named the Group’s global agency of the year. The internal awards recognise excellence across 10 categories and is open to all agencies within the Group.
A trio of appointments and a promotion at True North, as the Manchester brand and design agency begins a “new lease of life." It follows new investment at the Northern Quarter-based firm, which has also redesigned its website and office space. The former to showcase its current client list and the latter to promote collaboration between the creative and client services teams.