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O Appoints New Digital Lead as it Continues Growth Plans

CREATIVE communications agency O has grown its senior team with the appointment of a digital account director, as the agency celebrates 15 years in business this month.

Digital specialist Steve Maybury joins O’s team to expand its digital services, including SEO, paid and organic social media management and creative content marketing.

Steve brings 18 years working in communications, with a focus on content marketing, digital PR and SEO, lead generation and impact measurement.    

Commenting on his appointment, Steve said: “This is a challenging time for businesses, but an exciting phase for digital communications and marketing which is coming to the fore as a way to help businesses differentiate and recover post-lockdown.

“Organisations all over the world are reviewing and refining their digital strategies as they look to find new ways to reach, engage with and sell to customers. I’m looking forward to working with such a great portfolio of national and international brands and local businesses, and working with the team to help get our clients in the best position possible to face the future head on, with robust digital marketing strategies and superb creative content that sets them apart from competitors.”

Steve’s appointment falls during O’s 15th birthday month. The agency was founded in Newcastle in August 2005 by Kari Owers, who has grown the business to be one of the most awarded agencies outside of London, picking up over 60 industry awards, including being shortlisted in Best Agency Outside of London at the PR Week Awards.

Kari said: “We have bounced back from lockdown with a huge focus on helping our clients understand what’s changed. From insights that show them the consumer trends to fresh strategies that pivot their business to new audiences, and our new digital lead is part of that solution for clients.”

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