<p>Email and SMS marketing company Pure has appointed Marc Munier as Managing Director to lead the company’s international growth in 2009. </p>

<p>Munier joined Pure in 2005 as an Account Manager, when the Brighton-based company had seven staff. He then became Major Accounts Sales Manager and Sales and Account Director before accepting his latest role. </p>

<p>He will now oversee a team of 42 staff looking after clients including innocent drinks, Rightmove and EMAP. </p>

<p>“I’ve spent four years aiding the company’s growth and Pure is very proud to be different; an independent business with a passionate team and a positive working environment, which is evident in our results,” said Marc Munier, Managing Director of Pure. “This year will see international expansion – Pure is planning to launch its services in mainland Europe; namely Germany, Spain and France.”</p>

<p>Munier continued: “Accountable spending has never been so imperative, and email offers ROI for every pound invested. Pure is in a fantastic position as email marketing is consistently growing in popularity.”</p>

<p>Pure also intends to grow its sales, support, technical and marketing teams to 60 staff overall by next January. The company’s 2,000 clients send emails in 50 different countries. </p>

<p>Prior to joining Pure Munier ran his own sign-making business, working for brands including Virgin Trains and Toshiba.
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<p>About Pure
<br />Award winning Pure (<a href="http://www.Pure360.com">www.Pure360.com</a&gt;) is one of the top email marketing companies in the UK* and the eleventh fastest growing new media company in the country**. Founded in 2001, Pure provides big brands and small companies with the technology, know-how and support to run effective email marketing campaigns that have a measurable, positive impact on business. The PureResponse email platform is available in English, French, German and Spanish, and was created by marketers for marketers to make email marketing easy. Pure counts Rightmove, innocent drinks, EMAP, Truprint and LA Fitness among its stable of over 2000 clients, which send emails in 50 countries. Pure's email platform is also available as a whitelabel service to agencies. Brighton-based Pure publishes the Email Marketing Manual (<a href="http://www.emailmarketingmanual.com">www.emailmarketingmanual.com</a&gt;); a best practice web site and newsletter featuring brand case studies and expert comment from high profile digital industry faces.
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<br />* Featured in respected online marketing publisher E-consultancy’s Email Marketing Platform Buyers Guide 2008
<br />** GP Bullhound’s Media Momentum awards, March 2007</p>

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Published on: 3:21AM on 18th February 2009