Ketchum new executive committee and hires Jamie Robertson

Ketchum launches executive committee and appoints corporate MD

Ketchum has created an executive committee reporting to recently appointed London CEO Jo-ann Robertson.

The committee will be responsible for talent development, client service and setting the agency’s strategic agenda to drive business performance in the UK.

Ketchum has also hired Jamie Robertson as its managing director of corporate and public affairs. He will sit on the executive committee and lead the office’s corporate practice. He has 14 years of experience in corporate reputation management and has previously held senior roles at FTI Consulting and The Communication Group.

Jo-ann Robertson said: “As the communications industry continues to evolve at lightening pace, and as clients demand more impactful and compelling campaigns, it is vital that Ketchum London has a leadership team focused on innovation, creativity and delivering outstanding client work.”

On Jamie Robertson’s hire, she added: “We’re delighted that Jamie has joined our team during what is a very exciting time for our office as we transition to our new leadership team. He has a proven track record of driving growth as well as delivering exceptional work for some of the world’s biggest brands.”

The executive team consists of: Deirdre Murphy, chief operating officer, London; Gavin Cooper, financial director, London; Kirsty Sachrajda, head of HR, Europe; Susan Smith, managing director, London Consumer Brand Practice; Jamie Robertson, managing director, London Corporate and Public Affairs Practice; Kate Paxton, managing director, London Healthcare Practice; and Neil McLelland, managing director, Inspired Science.

  • Pictured: Jamie Robertson
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