Agent has announced the expansion of its team with the appointment of Belinda Hanks as senior copywriter and the promotion of Michael Cottage to creative lead.
Hanks is skilled creative storyteller who will be based in the Manchester studio. She brings over two decades of experience gained through collaborations and building multi-channel campaigns with big name brands including Aldi, Kellogg’s and Argos, partly secured during seven years working at leading international agency McCann.
Cottage, a key lead for the creative team in Liverpool, has 15 years of creative industry experience and has played an invaluable role leading impressive creative campaigns for flagship clients during his five years at Agent, most recently North West Air Ambulance and Net Zero North West.
Paul Corcoran, CEO and founder of Agent, said: “We are thrilled to welcome Belinda to the Agent family and we are incredibly proud of our invaluable creative lead Michael too – his promotion is thoroughly deserved.
“Their impressive track records and combined expertise will be invaluable in enhancing both our client service and offering; supporting us to drive business growth. We are confident that our newly updated team will continue to drive our position as a leading creative marketing agency.”
The latest investment in people shows a significant stride for Agent in enhancing its integrated offering through well-established studios in both Liverpool and Manchester. The 17-year-old agency added that it remains “unwavering in its dedication to delivering exceptional, integrated services to organisations that are actively working towards making a positive impact on society.”