[LONDON – JANUARY 16, 2012] gyro, the global ideas shop has kicked-off 2012 with four senior hires across planning, account management and creative.
Katherine Torrence joins gyro as client services director, a role made vacant by Claire Wright’s recent promotion to managing director at gyro. Having started her UK-career with Wunderman, Katherine has held numerous consultancy roles and was previously managing partner at agency.com. She will also head up gyro’s T-Mobile, FedEx and L’Oreal accounts.
Joining gyro’s planning department is Scott Hendry as UK planning director and David Brown as data planning director. Scott has joined from Proximity/BBDO where he was European planning director for three years and headed up its P&G business. While David has joined gyro from Royal Mail, here he held a number of consultancy roles and was previously CRM & strategy director at Carlson Marketing.
Finally, Anthony Abdool has joined gyro as head of copy from EHS4D, where he was a senior copywriter for over six years. He has previously worked at Saatchi & Saatchi, Wunderman and Ogilvy & Mather.
Commenting on the hires, gyro managing director, Claire Wright said, "These hires reflect the growth and development of the agency over the last six months. It is great to have our senior positions filled by such talent and experience from across the agency world".