Stand Agency has appointed Nick Osborne as an associate director to lead its financial and professional services division and develop its corporate and B2B accounts.
Osborne has extensive experience in developing and managing strategic communications plans for NGO, political and financial sector clients.
As head of corporate and social change at Australian agency Keep Left PR, he developed integrated campaigns for clients including Experian, Energy Australia, HERE Technologies and Airwallex.
Osborne will manage Stand’s corporate accounts, including management consultancy Oliver Wyman, private bank Arbuthnot Lathum and payments specialists Moneycorp. He will also oversee the UK Safer Internet Centre as it launches its 2018 campaign.
“I’m very excited to have joined the team at Stand,” said Osborne. “They’re flowing with creativity, have a great roster of clients and understand how our industry is changing.
“The agency has grown significantly over the past couple of years, and I’m looking forward to being part of its exciting journey.”
Laura Oliphant, Stand’s managing director, added: “We look forward to the breadth of experience Nick will bring to both our client accounts and the agency as a whole.”