Starcom MediaVest appoints Huber as marketing director

Gill Huber: named as marketing and communications director of SMG London
Gill Huber: named as marketing and communications director of SMG London

Starcom MediaVest Group (SMG) has appointed Gill Huber to the position of marketing and communications director of SMG London.

She will move from her current role of business director with immediate effect and will be responsible for, "for creating and managing strategic marketing plans and raising the fame of SMG, its people, creative work and strategic thinking," according to the Publicis-owned agency.

Huber has worked for the agency for a decade on accounts including Heineken, Harveys Furniture and EMI. Prior to SMG, she worked at Omnicom agency OMD on accounts including Peugeot and Gillette. She started her media career as a graduate at BBJ.

Stewart Easterbrook, chief executive of SMG, said:" Having a dedicated marketing director demonstrates our commitment to ensuring SMG London is well represented within the industry, and Gill's planning experience and her time within SMG ensures she is best placed to take on this role. 

"She has built strong relationships within the company and externally within the wider media industry."

Huber said: "After 10 years at SMG, I am excited to take on this new opportunity to showcase our work and Starcom MediaVest human experience to a wider community. Our work, people and partners tell a powerful story, which I looking forward to sharing."

Last week, Starcom MediaVest promoted Oliver Newton to the newly created role of head of strategic partnerships.

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