02/11/2014

Gather grows creative team with two senior hires

BY Carly Mercer

Gather, the strategic communications consultancy, has announced the appointment of Antony Cooke and Tony Kuypers as Digital Design Director and Design Director respectively.

Anthony, who joins the agency from Addison Group, will be responsible for continuing to build the digital team within Gather. Over 14 years he has worked on a number of high-profile international brands; including Ericsson, Heineken, Tesco and Visa. He has previously occupied roles at Bostock and Pollitt and iGlobal Media.

Tony, will be responsible for developing Gather’s design offer and building a team of designers to work on agency campaigns and corporate reports for the businesses expanding client base. He has previously held senior designer roles at Engle+Murphy, Harding Marketing Communications and Addison.

Richard Orr, Creative Director, says, “These appointments emphasise Gather’s continued development and commitment to investing in high calibre talent, which will drive growth and innovation within the business. Tony and Anthony will enable us to increase our digital and creative teams, and under their leadership, widen the services we are able to offer to our clients.”

Antony Cooke, Digital Design Director, says, “The way Gather is developing and expanding is very exciting. I am very much looking forward to establishing a new digital division within the agency and working with the design teams to create a compelling digital offer for our burgeoning client base.”

Tony Kuypers, Design Director says, “Gather’s identity and mission has been beautifully designed to respond to a growing need within the corporate space. My primary focus will be working with teams across the business to develop a range of exciting new creative concepts to better enhance the services we are able to provide to our clients.”