Citigate Dewe Rogerson‘s Manchester office has brought in Matthew Pears, formerly of marketing and PR firm SkyParlour, as an associate director.
Pears will work on a range of Citigate’s corporate and B2B accounts with a view to growing its client base in the North West.
At Manchester-based SkyParlour he focused on clients in the fraud, eCommerce, mCommerce and payment technology sectors. Pears is also a Chartered Marketer from the Chartered Institute of Marketing.
He said: “Citigate is one of the best-known and longest-established corporate and financial PR consultancies in the world with a truly impressive client portfolio. I am looking forward to working with some great clients and PR professionals and contributing to the growth of the Manchester office.”
Ian Morris, a director in Citigate’s Manchester office, added: “As well as home-grown businesses, we’re seeing an increasing number of companies from outside the region and overseas who are more interested in the North than ever. I’m sure Matt will be invaluable in helping us continue to grow our client base in the region as well as servicing our existing client base and I’m delighted to welcome him aboard.”