James Copley appointment
Talon Recruits Former Kinetic COO
James Copley Joins Agency as Managing Partner
Today Talon revealed that its next senior appointment will be James Copley, former Chief Operating Officer of Kinetic. Copley’s role will be that of Managing Partner with responsibility for Client Services and he will be in position at Talon this spring.
Having started his career at Posterscope, before moving to Adshel and then Kinetic, over the past decade Copley emerged as the company’s most senior UK-based person.
Copley, who took a break from the industry last July, explained ‘Last summer I took time out to consider my future as I felt I had achieved everything I wanted to at Kinetic. Eric (Newnham) and I go back over 14 years so when he came to me to explain his vision for Talon – that of an independent agency, staffed by outstanding talent which relish working on client business directly – I was sold. The prospect of joining a new company and being hands on is one I find very exciting.’
Talon’s CEO, Eric Newnham, said ‘Talon is about recruiting the best brains in the business in order to deliver great results for our clients; James is popular and respected in the sector and he has completely bought into the Talon vision of integration, collaboration and strategic thinking. We have enjoyed some major new wins recently and know our clients will be very excited to see James join us. We look forward to his input into their work.’