Fresh Group appoints managing director

Fresh Group has appointed Patrick Howells as managing director.

Fresh appoints managing director
Fresh appoints managing director

Howells, who has been at Fresh since 2006, formerly held the positions of business development director and more recently client services director. Before Fresh, he worked for companies including Airplay Media and Guardian Group.

The Cheadle based agency is expecting more than £1m net profit this year.

Fresh chief executive Julie Besbrode said: "Patrick was the outstanding candidate to take the business forward in these incredibly exciting times. He is a true professional and likeable individual who has worked tirelessly since 2006 to help make fresh the profitable, award winning business it is today - he fully deserves this appointment".

Nick Porter, Fresh's chairman added: "Patrick’s vision for the future fits our strategy and it has been well received by everyone at fresh. We look forward to helping him and the team drive the business forward".

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