PHD recruits Alex Pacey from Ikon Communications

PHD recruits Alex Pacey from Ikon Communications + appoints Joel Pearson as head of digital innovation

PHD has announced two new appointments in Alex Pacey (pictured), head of implementation planning, and Joel Pearson, head of digital innovation. The roles have been created to drive continued focus on product excellence ensuring PHD delivers the very best work for all clients.

Former general manager at Ikon Communications, Pacey will be responsible for the implementation output of over 40 employees at PHD. He will be using his 16 years’ experience in the media industry to translate PHD’s market-leading commutations strategies into best in class execution.

Returning from two years in London in the PHD global strategy unit, Pearson will be elevating the digital output of the agency; driving an innovation agenda through the business. During his time in London Pearson was awarded a slew of awards including multiple Cannes Lions, three Festival of Media wins and Grand Prix at The Internationalists.

Pacey and Pearson will work alongside one another and the other PHD community heads to enhance the capabilities for PHD’s offering and grow new business development. Both new hires are of immediate effect and will report into managing director, Toby Hack.

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