Gather bolsters senior management team with new hires

BY Carly Mercer

Gather has announced the appointment of Neil Gilbert and Carly Mercer as Head of Digital & Sustainability and Head of Growth & Development, respectively.

Neil will support Gather’s continued growth in digital and sustainability projects, building their consultancy and delivery offer in these areas. He previously ran the corporate communications team at Honey, an integrated brand and communications agency. Prior to that he led the sustainability and innovation team at the Design Council.

Carly will be responsible for driving new business and raising the profile of the agency. Furthermore, her experience of delivering branding and design projects for clients such as Tesco Bank, Merck Serono and Which? will help strengthen and support this growing part of Gather’s offering.

James Carnegie-Brown, Chairman, says, “These appointments are evidence of the agency’s commitment to getting the right talent in place in order to drive the business forwards and provide the best people for our clients.”

Neil Gilbert, Head of Digital & Sustainability, says, “I’m very proud to be leading Gather’s expanding digital and sustainability practice. The agency has seen rapid and consistent growth in these areas and I’m looking forward to building on this with exciting new brand consultancy and digital strategy projects.”

Carly Mercer, Head of Growth & Development says, “It’s such an exciting time to be joining the agency. As the nature of client briefs continue to change and evolve, I’m hoping my broad range of experience across advertising, digital, design and PR will help position Gather as an agency that truly understands how to offer integrated solutions both directly with our clients and alongside other agency partners.”