Grayling is expanding its sustainability practice Future Planet with the appointment of Michael Saxton, founder and CEO of the PR and marketing communications agencies Grappa and Greenpoint.
He brings with him senior consultant Rafal Kwiatkowski and a portfolio of clients in the clean-tech, retail and leisure sectors, including Xeros, Urban Land Institute and Savills.
Saxton will join Grayling as a managing director on the agency’s UK and Ireland executive board as part of Future Planet with a specific remit to work with Grayling’s specialist Energy and Industry team to build its clean-tech portfolio.
Alison Clarke, CEO UK and Ireland, Grayling said: “Grayling Future Planet has a strong track record in advising global FMCG companies and the automotive sector on sustainability strategy. The expansion of the team through Grappa and Greenpoint means we have an immediate footprint in clean-tech, a fast-growing area of sustainability.”
Saxton said: “Joining Grayling significantly adds value to all clients of Grappa and Greenpoint providing increased resources, capabilities, consultancy and access to industry-leading insights with Grayling PULSE.”