10/02/2017 - News

Three promoted to Business Director at Talon

Talon, the UK’s only independently-owned Out of Home media specialist has made three senior promotions to those running client and agency teams within the agency.

Helen Saffer, Fiona Vinnicombe and Sandra Hernandez are all promoted from their current Client Director roles to Business Directors, overseeing agencies OMD UK, Hearts & Science, AMS and Manning Gottlieb OMD. They join Richard Bond, Shabnam Irilian, Martin Pittendreigh, Jo Fisher, Anna Clarke and Clare Passfield as Business Directors at Talon.

Reporting into Talon’s recently appointed Group Business Directors they will be responsible for nurturing agency and client relationships to continue Talon’s exceptional and award-winning work and business growth. This continues our vision to inject a renewed focus on OOH expertise, planning and driving growth in the transformed environment of digital and classic OOH.

They will be the voice for the role of OOH in their respective agencies to grow business by putting in place innovative long-term strategies to support clients and partners with outstanding OOH campaigns.

Talon has consistently led growth in digital OOH across all its agency groups and has injected a smarter as standard approach to OOH with clients ensuring use of dynamic data, more flexible thinking and an innovative and contextual approach to campaigns.

Frank Bryant, Managing Partner at Talon, comments on the promotions: “As a ‘people first business’ we have sustained rapid and successful growth over the past couple of years. Placing 9th on The Sunday Times Best Small Companies to Work for list is an endorsement of our commitment to the development of our staff and Helen, Fiona and Sandra have made significant contributions to the wider success of Talon. Their new roles will continue to provide fresh-thinking and exceptional work to aid our next phase of growth”.

The three each have around ten years’ experience in media and OOH, with 3-4 years’ service as Client Directors at Talon.