Battenhall has made two senior appointments to bolster its London team.
Samantha Phillips joins as client service director to head up client servicing and team management. She brings a wealth of experience in FMCG, media and technology brands and previously held roles at 33 Digital, Macmillan Cancer Support and Fleishman Hillard.
Stephanie Bennett joins Battenhall as account director after 10 years working in-house and agency side, most recently as marketing and social media manager for brands including Pernod Ricard, Lavazza and TNS.
The additions come as the 16-person agency enters its second year of business.
Battenhall founder and MD Drew Benvie said: “Sam and Steph bring a strength in depth to the team right across the board on the various disciplines in which we operate. Working with FTSE 100s and challenger brands alike on social media, PR and marketing campaigns, Sam and Steph are welcome additions to the senior management team here.”