Citigate Manchester hires SkyParlour’s Pears

Citigate Dewe Rogerson‘s Manchester office has brought in Matthew Pears, formerly of marketing and PR firm SkyParlour, as an associate director.

Pears will work on a range of Citigate’s corporate and B2B FullSizeRender (1)accounts with a view to growing its client base in the North West.

At Manchester-based SkyParlour he focused on clients in the fraud, eCommerce, mCommerce and payment technology sectors. Pears is also a Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.

He said: “Citigate is one of the best-known and longest-established corporate and financial PR consultancies in the world with a truly impressive client portfolio. I am looking forward to working with some great clients and PR professionals and contributing to the growth of the Manchester office.”

Ian Morris, a director in Citigate’s Manchester office, added: “As well as home-grown businesses, we’re seeing an increasing number of companies from outside the region and overseas who are more interested in the North than ever. I’m sure Matt will be invaluable in helping us continue to grow our client base in the region as well as servicing our existing client base and I’m delighted to welcome him aboard.”

Related Posts
Opinion: How challenger agencies can compete with the big agency networks
Barbara Bates, global CEO at Hotwire, highlights the key areas where challenger agencies can go the extra mile to compete with their larger counterparts. For a long time in [...]
60 Seconds with The Academy co-founder Mitch Kaye
60 Seconds with The Academy co-founder Mitch Kaye
Mitch Kaye, co-founder of The Academy, reveals why he and Dan Glover started their second agency, how the pair work together and his love of AFC Bournemouth. What made you [...]
Discover how PR can move from evolution to revolution
At CommsCon earlier this month, we heard a range of fantastic speakers articulate their view of what comms professionals can do to improve their output. They encouraged their [...]
Brendon Craigie Tyto PR
Opinion: Why “PR” is having a renaissance
Brendon Craigie, co-founder and managing partner at Tyto PR, examines why PR professionals are once again adopting the PR moniker. The public relations industry is in the [...]