29th November 2018, London – gyro UK today announces the appointment of Emma Rush as President. This follows the recent promotion of CEO Kate Howe to the role of Chair at gyro UK and Chief Growth Officer at parent company Dentsu Aegis Network.
Rush will take over leadership of the agency in January 2019, reporting to Howe in her remit as Chair at gyro UK, and for Global operations to Christoph Becker, Global CEO & CCO at gyro.
She joins at an exciting time for the agency, following the recent acquisition of the world’s leading specialist B2B market research agency, B2B International. gyro has also added significant new clients to its roster this year including Fujitsu, Jaguar Land Rover and Condeco, as well as being named ANA’s 2018 Global B2B Agency of the Year.
Rush brings over 25 years’ experience in brand, digital, content and data driven marketing consultancy across multiple sectors including B2B, financial services, charity, government, FMCG, travel and mobile.
She joins from Publicis UK, where she has held the role of Managing Director, Data Services & Transformation for the past two years. During her career, Rush has also held leadership positions at Chemistry, Rapp, Claydon Healey, Baber Smith and Proximity London.
Kate Howe, Chair at gyro UK, said: “We love Emma’s passion and tenacity in growing business and the great rapport she builds with her clients and her team alike. She’s got so much proven success behind her already and we can’t wait to see how her enthusiasm and drive positively impacts our clients.”
Emma Rush, incoming President at gyro UK, said: “B2B marketing is one of the most exciting and innovative spaces to work in right now. This is a fantastic opportunity to build on gyro’s strong foundations and ambition to be the must-have partner for premium B2B brands. The agency has a truly unique offering, strengthened by the recent acquisition of B2B International, and I can’t wait to get started.”