Appointment of Board Director for our Manchester office

23rd March 2015

We have made our first Manchester appointment following the recent launch of it's North West division

Craig Johnson has joined at Board level to work with the rest of the leadership team to further grow the business nationally. He’ll head up the new Kagool Manchester office, with plans to create around 40 jobs.

Craig is well known and respected in the North West digital scene, serving in senior roles with Rippleffect, Cheetham-Bell JWT, Guardian Media Group and CN Group. He’s also an Associate Lecturer with Manchester Metropolitan University and most recently worked as a consultant for a number of high profile agencies and clients across the region.

Commenting on his appointment Craig stated “I am delighted to be joining Kagool at this very exciting time. The business has experienced impressive growth and a reputation for great work. It will be a great asset to the digital sector in the North West.”

Craig has hit the ground running, Kagool are already in final negotiations with the first wave of staff for their new central Manchester office which is currently undergoing refurbishment.

Chris Short, Managing Director commented – ‘We had a very clear idea of the right person to head up our new Manchester office. Craig fits the bill perfectly, he has strong knowledge of the region, is well known and respected.  He has a great analytics and digital marketing background. His experience in digital marketing automation will add depth and breadth to our overall Sitecore orientated offer and provide value add services to our customers. Above all he fits the Kagool culture – empathetic, results focused and a natural talent”.

Craig joins with immediate effect.