2nd November 2007, London, UK – The Search Works, the leader in search marketing services for online advertisers, today announces that it has made six new appointments to its Account Management and New Business teams.

Rob Freedman, former Head of Marketing at Flight Centre UK has 8 years of experience in the industry and has been appointed to the role of Group Account Director for Travel, working on a number of accounts including First Choice Group. Another addition to the Travel team is Janet Davies who joins the agency as Account Director from her previous role as Account Director at DBD Media.

Etienne Gourdon joins The Search Works from his position at Dell as Online Sales & Marketing Manager, working on accounts including Comet, as Retail Account Director. Joanna Aston also joins the Retail team at the agency as Account Director, from her position as Account Director in Performance Marketing at Yahoo!

The Finance team has also grown, with the addition of Ross Duncan, former Head of Marketing at WebMoney and with 10 years of experience, to the role of Group Account Director.

Neil Stephens has also been appointed Sales Manager in the New Business team, coming to the agency from his former role as Business Development Manager at Mindshare. With 5 years' experience working with high profile clients such as HSBC, The Sun and Unilever, Neil is a welcome addition to the team to help continue their recent pitch successes, including Visit Britain and British Red Cross.


About The Search Works

Headquartered in London, England, The Search Works is the UK’s leading specialist search engine marketing services agency. Founded in 1999, the company provides pan-European search marketing campaigns using BidBuddy technology and the unparalleled knowledge and expertise of its client services team, enabling clients to achieve higher online visibility whilst measuring and maximising returns from online marketing spend. The Search Works continues to build on its success of the past eight years to deliver considered and highly-targeted search marketing solution services, first rate customer service and technological expertise on behalf of its broad range of blue chip clients including Asda, Comet, EasyJet, Estee Lauder, Eurostar, First Choice, Interflora and The Carphone Warehouse.

In the latest New Media Age Marketing Services Guide, The Search Works was named as the UK’s top search marketing agency with a turnover of £50.18m, nearly double that of its nearest rival. And in 2006, The Search Works was listed as Britain's highest-ranked search marketing company in The Sunday Times TechTrack Top 100.

For further information, please contact:
Tom Pearson/Nichola Waller
Firefly Communications
+44 (0)20 7386 1544

Published on: 12:00AM on 2nd November 2007