The Search Works strengthens its SEO team

8th November 2007, London, UK – The Search Works, the European leader in search marketing services for online advertisers, today announces that it has appointed Usman Patel, formerly SEO Supervisor at Vivid Lime, to the role of SEO Manager. In a related move, James Keehan has been promoted to Commercial Product Director. James, previously a Group Account Director in the Finance team, will take responsibility for the development of the SEO offering and the creation and rollout of new products and services.

Usman’s appointment and James’ role change are part of a strategy that will see The Search Works strengthen its offering and build on a list of SEO clients that includes VisitBritain, Teletext and easyJet.

Usman has 5 years of experience in search and has worked on a number of high profile clients such as Columbus Direct, Insure For All and Club Direct. In his new role at The Search Works, Usman will work in collaboration with teams across the company, including New Business, Implementation and Operations, to develop tailored SEO strategies for clients and maintain the agency's strong reputation in the industry.

Commenting on his new role, Usman said, “I’m delighted to be joining a company whose heritage in search is second-to-none. I look forward to working with James as we enhance our SEO offering and build on recent successes such as the company’s number one position in the NMA Marketing Services Guide 2007.”


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 8th November 2007