New recruits boost Tees businesses.
Award-winning creative ambassador David Aylesbury previously based in Scotland, has been appointed as creative director to oversee the agency's advertising portfolio, directing agency teams on client work and new business.
Originally from the region, David joins Robson Brown after an enviable career spanning 22 years in advertising, across Scotland and Northern England to support high-profile agencies and brands.
He has a prolific reputation after success from working on brands such as Typhoo Tea, Lambrini, Strongbow, Bulmers, Gala Bingo, Visit Scotland and Baxters Soup.
He said: "The North-east's creative landscape has changed dramatically over the years with the birth of many credible creative agencies. This has generated a lot of healthy competition and I see this as a good thing, it's good for people, it's good for clients and it's good for business. It's a great time to add gusto to the industry.
"We will also be expanding the creative team and will be recruiting in the future and my aim is to secure the best creative talent on offer."
* www.robson-brown.com LEADING North-east voice and data specialist Executel has boosted its sales team with the appointment of 36-year-old Justin Godfrey from Middlesbrough.
The Gateshead-based company has appointed Justin as an account manager, along with four others who together will help actively generate new business and drive sales.
Justin, who previously worked for BT Local Business in Darlington has joined the Executel team as a systems and wholesale account manager.
NEW FACES: David Aylesbury, left, has joined Robson Brown and Justin Godfrey Executel