Cirkle has appointed Text 100 deputy managing director Ruth Kieran as its new managing director.
She is tasked with leading the agency’s next phase of growth, as well as overseeing its current client portfolio, which includes the likes of GSK, PepsiCo and Morrisons. Her role will start on February 26 and she will sit on the agency’s board.
Kieran has more than 20 years of consumer and corporate brand reputation experience and has produced a number of award-winning, integrated campaigns. She has worked with clients such as Microsoft, Pizza Hut, Whitbread and The National Lottery.
Caroline Kinsey, Cirkle chairman, said: “Ruth joins Cirkle at a pivotal time in our evolution. With her exemplary new business win rate and a proven track record in exceeding KPIs, we look forward to Ruth spearheading our continued new service innovation and growth trajectory.
“Ruth’s big brand, multi-channel campaign experience means she perfectly complements our already robust team.”
Kieran added: “I’ve watched Cirkle’s achievements with admiration and I am extremely excited to join an agency with such a talented and ambitious team. I look forward to working together to unlock further opportunities and continue its successful journey.”