LONDON 11 JANUARY 2012 - STEAK Group, announces the appointment of Charly Dove as Marketing and New Business Director, who has just joined the digital agency. She will report to Oliver Bishop, Co-founder and CEO of STEAK.

Bishop says, “We are thrilled that Charly is joining us, she will be responsible for the newly recruited marketing team and we feel that her experience will help grow STEAK’s international footprint following on from our success in Australasia and The Americas.”

Charly spent eight years as Head of New Business at Haygarth, the independent integrated marketing agency whose clients include Disney, Heinz, Majestic and Procter & Gamble. Prior to this she worked at Syracuse UK, involved in launching Shopmate - a coupon booklet offering FMCG brands exclusivity in their product sector; Charly’s 20 years’ experience in the marketing and advertising industry also includes client-side roles with News International and Virgin.

Charly Dove, Marketing and New Business Director of STEAK adds, “I am delighted to be taking up a new challenge at STEAK and look forward to driving the agency from strength to strength.”

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For further information, please contact:
Oliver Bishop, Group CEO, STEAK: contact.pr@steakdigital.co.uk - 020 7420 3500
Lorette Nettar, PR, STEAK: contact.pr@steakdigital.co.uk – 07968 521 684

About STEAK:
STEAK Ltd, part of the Dentsu Network, is a full-service, international digital marketing agency, operating in Europe, The Americas and Australasia. The agency specialises in paid search marketing, SEO, social media, affiliate management, display advertising and creative. STEAK’s UK clients include Virgin Holidays, Debenhams and Allianz.

STEAK is a previous winner of the coveted Media Agency of the Year Award at the Interactive Marketing and Advertising Awards.

In June 2011, Dentsu, the world’s largest consolidated agency network, and the world’s 5th largest marketing communications company (Ad Age’s 2011 Agency Report) acquired 100% of the share capital of STEAK Group.

www.steakdigital.co.uk

Published on: 2:24PM on 11th January 2012