Rupert Walker, former social lead for digital marketing firm Kitcatt Nohr/DNA, has joined Brands2Life as head of social, with a remit to help build the agency’s digital and social offer.
In the newly-created role, Walker will lead Brands2Life’s social team and provide senior-level counsel on the development of social strategies across the agency’s client portfolio.
With more than ten years’ experience, Walker previously headed up social strategy for Kitcatt Nohr/DNA clients including AXA Insurance, Nissan, PUMA, P&G and Waitrose.
Previously, he spent nearly three years at social media agency Immediate Future, before joining Kitcatt Nohr/DNA in 2012.He started his career at in comms at Kaizo, before moving to Speed Communications as head of media.
At Brands2Life, Walker will work closely with head of digital Ben Janaway, and report to the agency’s co-founders’, Giles Fraser and Sarah Scales.
Fraser said: “We are thrilled to have Rupert join Brands2Life. His deep insight, planning and strategy expertise will be invaluable as we build out our digital capabilities. Brands2Life stands out as an agency with brilliant clients and a history of creating incredible work. Social is a medium with a tendency to be challenging and exhilarating in equal measure so I can’t wait to share my experience and be inspired by my new team.”