Mayridge recruits Britfunk band founder as new creative director

Experience design agency Mayridge has appointed Lester Batchelor as its new creative director.

Maybridge recruits Britfunk band founder as new creative director
Maybridge recruits Britfunk band founder as new creative director

Batchelor joins the agency after freelancing for the past few years. His last full-time position was with 2 Heads Global Design.

A member of the British Institute of Interior Design, Batchelor has more than 25 years’ experience of international creative communication and events in the UK, the US and France delivering a wide variety of projects, exhibitions, events, road shows and media campaigns.

A part-time musician, he had a recording contract with MCA Records. His group Atmosfear, which released singles including Dancing in Outer Space, was one of the pioneering Britfunk bands of the early 1980s.

David Freeman, managing director of Mayridge, said: "Lester is a genuine creative and he has some amazing ideas and experience across our core business sectors of telecommunication, finance, pharmaceutical, aerospace, energy, and technology. His background in event architecture, interior design and 3D imaging will provide insight into our creation of dynamic spaces and engaging experiences."

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