WRG appoints client director

February 26, 2015 9:19 AM

Manchester-based live communications agency WRGhas appointed Ben Atherton (pictured) to the role of client director. He will be based in the agency's London office and will focus on the key technology accounts.

Atherton brings 15 years of experience in the telecoms and professional services sectors, as well as expertise in major events and commercial sponsorship activation having led European and global teams for a number of event marketing campaigns, including activations during the last two Olympic Games.

Most recently he was an associate director at EY where he worked on business awards programmes.

David Sharrock, WRG's CEO said: Ben worked on the Vancouver and London Olympic Games where he ran major customer engagement programmes for Avaya and Cisco. We are delighted to welcome him to WRG and look forward to maximising his experience to further strengthen our delivery within the technology sector.

Atherton added: I have enjoyed a fantastic working relationship with WRG over many years as a client and am thrilled to be part of the leadership team at this hugely exciting time for the business.

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