Engagement agency Maverick, part of STW Group, has bolstered its Client Service and Activation teams with the appointment of Rosie Thompson-Jones as Head of Activations, while Rebecca Forbes (Account Director) and Eileen Coates (Account Manager) join the Client Service team.
Thompson-Jones will lead the Activations team, bringing with her 10 years of production and creative campaign experience. She joins the team having previously worked at George P Johnson across a broad range of clients consisting of; Sydney Opera House, Toyota & Lexus Australia, LinkedIn, Google, Blackberry, Telstra, IAG, Hitachi and Visa.
“I joined the Maverick team because of the incredible client base and breadth of work the agency both conceives and executes. The results Maverick has achieved to date sets it apart as an industry leader and I see this as an opportunity to build on what is already a solid foundation. My strengths and experience on large scale production builds across both B2B and B2C clients will help to further expand Maverick’s production services and expertise.”
Todd Marks, director Maverick marketing and communications, said: “The new appointments are testament to Maverick’s business model of sound strategy, standout creative and unrivalled production. The end delivery is as important as the conceptualisation and strategy, so we are thrilled to have someone of Rosie’s calibre join our growing workforce”
Forbes, who has worked across multiple disciplines including sponsorship, PR and experiential, will bring her agency and in-house expertise to the Client Service team as an Account Director, having previously worked on blue chip clients and properties such as IKEA, Top Gear and Telstra.
Coates joins the team from San Francisco, having previously worked at an in-house events role at Oracle.
“We’re thrilled to have these talented new hires on board as we look to 2015,” said Marks. “It’s been an exciting year and the new appointments are a testament to our team’s phenomenal work in 2014. Their experience and knowledge will be invaluable for what is set to be an even bigger 2015. There is an unstoppable energy in the office, and a drive to produce only the best.”