iris PR has announced the appointment of Laura Mahon as a Board Director. She joins from Freud Communications where she was Deputy Creative Director, spearheading the ASDA and Lynx accounts, as well as being behind campaigns for the likes of Walkers Crisps, Nike and American Express.
Mahon was at Freud for five years, joining them from GCI where she worked on high profile consumer campaigns for the likes of Carphone Warehouse, Zanussi and the Matthew Clark drinks portfolio. Prior to her time at GCI, she began her career in-house as Press Officer at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital Trust.
The appointment of Mahon to the iris PR board comes on the back of strong growth for the company in the last year through the expansion of its portfolio of clients including Network Rail, Wonderbra, and Brown Forman.
In her new role, Mahon will focus on helping the business continue its growth into 2008, as well as deepening the company’s creative expertise and realising the potential of integrated opportunities within the iris group.
Laura Mahon comments: "In just two years iris PR has delivered a wide range of innovative integrated campaigns for an impressive breadth of clients and it was this combined with the opportunity to help drive the business forward that drew me to the company. The opportunities to work within the iris group to deliver some of the most integrated campaigns in the industry is an exciting opportunity and one I’m looking forward to.”
Bill McIntyre, Director of iris PR added: "Laura brings a wealth of experience to iris PR and we are delighted to have such a talented individual joining the board. Her undoubted creative expertise and understanding of integrated campaigns will be invaluable as we expand continue to expand both our business and our cross-discipline activities for clients.”
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About iris PR
Part of iris Group, iris PR delivers both fully integrated and stand alone campaigns, including a mix of media relations and brand communications services, for clients ranging from Wonderbra, and Brown Forman to Network Rail and the Internet Watch Foundation.
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