Giles, who has 25 years in the business and was formerly with QA, is charged with taking Media Zoo into the premier league of communications agencies in Learning, Film and PR.
Giles track record as a commercial sales leader is second to none and includes new business acquisitions, successful account development and innovative client solutions.
Rachel Pendered, Media Zoo’s managing director says, “We believe the hire of Giles Smith as our new Global Solutions Director will be transformational for the business. We already have one of the best operational teams there is and Giles will take this offer to a whole new audience”.
Giles is a strategic, commercial sales leader and has a background in heading up large teams with revenues of over £40m. He is excited by the move: “Media Zoo already provides clients with world-class Learning, Film and PR. My job is to take this offer and make it more accessible to our clients. If we do this right, Media Zoo will move from being a leading UK communications player to a global player and that is an incredibly exciting challenge”
Giles has a proven track record of delivering significant commercial growth. He will oversee the entire sales and marketing function at Media Zoo as well as offer strategic insights to the business.
Rachel Pendered adds: “This is a hugely important hire for Media Zoo. Giles' experience in this area is unparalleled, and he will make a massive contribution to taking Media Zoo to the next level.”