Philip Mann, previously Chairman of London-based Pollitt & Partners, Director at BamberForsythFitch and Head of Literature at Wolff Olins, has joined Norwich marketing agency Creative Sponge as Non-Executive Chairman.

Philip’s appointment comes at a time of significant growth for the agency, which has recently taken on a London office and appointed a new Creative Director, Michelle Williams, and Account Executive, Abi Murr.

quotes The expansion of our London client base over the past two years has been significant so this is a great time for Philip to be joining us. We are confident that his experience will help us as we continue to develop our business both regionally and nationally. Alex Tosh
Creative Sponge
quotes I’m delighted to have the opportunity to help Creative Sponge develop their business over the coming years. The team is dynamic, engaging, driven and great at what it does. We've already put in place a new agency management system, leadership team and moved into new offices; I’m looking forward to helping to streamline the business, win new clients and grow the team. Philip Mann
Non-Executive Chairman
Creative Sponge

The agency has recently promoted Michelle Williams to Creative Director. Michelle, who holds a first class degree in Graphic Design, has been with Creative Sponge for ten years. She manages a six-strong creative studio that has helped to win a dozen new clients since the end of last year, most recently US-based Pumpkin Tree Snacks, Premier Education Group, M+A Partners, Jarrold Training and Lakeside Food Group.

The client services team has also expanded with the appointment of Abi Murr as an Account Executive.

quotes I’m thrilled to take on the role of Creative Director; I have a lot of love, passion and dedication for the agency and the clients we have. I really enjoy nurturing and mentoring my team and am very proud of the fantastic creative coming out of the studio. Michelle Williams
Creative Director
Creative Sponge