After joining the company as financial director in March, Madden has been responsible for transforming the finance function and processeses within the business. He replaces Tim Shepley, who was responsible for overseeing the agency's acqusition of US company Catalyst.
Neil Harvey, chairman, said: "I am delighted to announce that we have appointed Phil Madden as our new CEO. His long experience at senior corporate level gives him the ideal platform on which to lead us in the next stage of our development. Founding shareholders will continue to be actively involved in the business to support Phil in driving the company forward to a future which we confidently expect to be even more successful."
Madden added that he was honoured to take the reins at the agency. "The company has a well-earned reputation for the quality of its team building events and for its support for corporate learning and development. I am delighted to have been given the chance to work with the senior management team to build on its current position. I am confident that our future is as bright as it has ever been."
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