Peppermint PR – the Hale-based marketing communications consultancy – is gearing up for significant growth after appointing seven new members to its team.
Dan McMullan, 38, joins as account director from marketing and technology company, Amaze, where he worked with a wide range of business-to-business and consumer clients, including Coca Cola and Northern Rail. 25-year-old Elizabeth Mather joins as senior account manager, having previously worked at Euro RSCG PR, where, for three years, she handled media relations for clients including Asda, Bauer Media and Pets at Home.
Bryan Bell, 26, has been appointed as account executive, following three years at Wilmslow-based agency, Oakbase. 24-year-old Ellie O’Connell, who graduated in modern history and international relations from the University of St Andrews, joins the Fresh Mints graduate training scheme as junior account executive.
Senior designer Tamsin Sharp, 31, joins sister company, Peppermint Digital after five years at TBWA Manchester, where she worked with the likes of Manchester United, The Co-operative and Nissan. Emma Walters, 29, joins as designer, having spent over four years at advertising, design and digital agency, The Foundry Communications, where her clients included footwear brand Scholl, Savlon and Makro.
Finally 22-year-old Callum Smith has been appointed as account executive, and will work across a broad range of digital services, including website design and development, SEO, email marketing and app development.
Jean-Philippe Glaskie, Peppermint’s managing director, commented: “After achieving an annual fee income of £1 million in 2011, we’re now on course for beating our target of £1.2 million for 2012. In line with that expansion, we’ve invested significantly in our team across the board and are delighted to welcome some of the region’s brightest talent to Peppermint.”