Independent media agency The Specialist Works (TSW) has appointed Sharon Browne as Group Marketing and New Business Director. The newly-created role will see Browne have direct responsibility for strategic business growth and establishing TSW as the go-to agency for high-growth brands worldwide.
Browne’s appointment will further capitalise on recent TSW growth following pitch success with Auto Trader, Robert Dyas, Rymans, Boux Avenue and Beagle Street. She will report into CEO Martin Woolley, and work on key propositions and products across TSW’s core brands to drive growth in Europe, China and the US.
Browne, an industry heavyweight, will take up her new position with immediate effect.
She joins from Havas Media Group where she headed up new business, marketing, PR and design practitioners, reporting into the Group CEO. While there she transitioned the group twice in two years, driving the integration of both media and creative businesses into the Havas Village. Prior to Havas Sharon honed her craft at M&C Saatchi and OMD.
Martin Woolley, CEO, The Specialist Works said:
Sharon is a decisive and outcome-led leader with significant experience in nurturing diverse and high performing teams. She is the perfect embodiment of our innovative culture and with her excellent track record of driving revenue she will be a great addition to our leadership team.
Sharon Browne, Group Marketing and New Business Director said:
TSW’s ‘sky’s the limit’ spirit means it’s a hugely exciting company to be a part of. I’m looking forward to driving national and international growth, establishing TSW as the go-to agency for ecommerce, mobile and entertainment brands worldwide.
The Specialist Works has accrued awards such as The Sunday Times 100: Best Small Companies to Work For, Campaign 50 Best Places to Work: Top 5 Large Companies, and The Drum Media Agency of the Year.