Neil Ashurst has joined Gutenberg as director and country head for the UK.
The appointment follows the agency’s recent rebrand, which positioned it as an integrated communications firm providing digital, content, social, video and PR services.
Ashurst has over 15 years of experience in the communications industry. He has worked for agencies including Performance Communications, 3 Monkeys Communications and Frank PR, and held a head of PR and communications position at video game company GAME.
Harjiv Singh, founder and CEO at Gutenberg, said: “It’s great to have Neil on-board. His knowledge of the UK market coupled with his passion for communications will allow Gutenberg clients to have a great ally in creating and implementing impactful digital, PR and communications campaigns.
“Neil will lead our growth and expansion plans for the UK and Europe from our office in London. Additionally, he will integrate with our US and India teams on global multi-geography clients.”
Ashurst added: “I am excited to join Gutenberg at this pivotal moment for the company. Our experience as story-tellers as well as our growing capabilities across all channels mean that we have a fantastic opportunity and offering here in the UK as the industry continues to evolve.”
Globally, Gutenberg services industries such as technology, retail, financial services, real estate, healthcare, education, aviation, defence, hospitality, infrastructure and not-for-profit.