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STRIPE EXPANDS SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH GROUP ACCOUNT DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS

STRIPE EXPANDS SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM WITH GROUP ACCOUNT DIRECTOR APPOINTMENTS

Stripe today announces a series of promotions that strengthen its senior leadership team in Edinburgh.

Stepping into new Group Account Director roles are Nadine Reilly, Shaun Bell, Adele Thomson and Kirsty Grierson, in recognition of their contribution and ongoing commitment to the business.

Managing Director, Morna McLelland, said: “Our new team of Group Account Directors will continue to deliver strategic, creative and exciting work while building and maintaining our strong client relationships. As part of our new Senior Leadership Team, they will be firmly focused on maintaining business growth and development of our people.”

Established by CEO Juliet Simpson in 2006, Stripe now has offices in Edinburgh and London and employees over 50 staff. The company was revealed as the seventh fastest growing consultancy in the UK in the 2019 PR Week Top 150.

Stripes shooting through the ranks

Stripes shooting through the ranks

We’re kicking off this week with a bundle of brilliant promotions among our talented team.

Hannah Murray has been promoted to Senior Digital Account Manager after wowing us with her digital smarts since joining the team last year

Alex Crate has been promoted to Account Manager having delivered some excellent work across John Lewis and Scottish Government Greener. So too has Georgia Lea who’s impressed the corporate team with her contribution to the business.

Moving into the role of Senior Account Executive is Yasmin Ahmad with her hugely successful content and creative ideas on social and also Kara Gaughan who has joined our team in London and blown them away with her enthusiasm and attitude.

 We’re also excited to announce that Ben Philip who joined through our Stars and Stripes graduate scheme has been promoted to Account Executive.

 Big congrats all round!

Rising Stripes – celebrating our talented team

Rising Stripes – celebrating our talented team

We’re celebrating here at Stripe with a whole clutch of promotions among our talented team.

Georgia Lea has been promoted to Account Executive after a storming start at Stripe since joining through our Stars & Stripes graduate scheme.

Joe Boyle has wowed us with his can-do attitude and moves to Senior Account Executive; as does Alex Crate who’s been doing phenomenal work for John Lewis, Sourz and Greener.

Moving into the role of Account Manager are Jen Ward – who’s showed us what she’s made of on ScottishPower – and Claire Lennon, who’s played a big part in the success of our corporate team.

Kirsty Grierson, our talented account lead on VELUX and The Kitchin, is now Senior Account Manager.

Moving on to the Stripe management team, Rachael Stone is promoted to the role of Account Director.

We’re also thrilled to announce that Kate Forster, who heads up our Corporate team, moves to Associate Director.

A huge congratulations to each and every one of our Stripes on the ascent!

Rising stars at Stripe

Rising stars at Stripe

We’ve got a quadruple celebration at Stripe with a clutch of new promotions in the team.

Shaun Bell has been promoted to Senior Account Manager. Since joining in 2011, Shaun has cut the PR mustard on clients including John Lewis, the Scottish Government, Young Scot and ScottishPower, and in 2014 was named Outstanding Young Communicator at the CIPR PRide Awards.

Emma Paul has delivered amazing work on John Lewis, ScottishPower, Oliver Bonas, Pizza Express and iQ Chocolate accounts in her time at Stripe, and is now Account Manager.

Orla McGowan also now holds the Account Manager title following a stellar 18 months at Stripe during which time she’s been a powerhouse on VELUX, The Kitchin and the Scottish Government’s Road Safety campaign.

And Kara Gaughan, who joined the team in 2014 is now Account Executive after hitting the ground running on her IRN-BRU and Magners accounts.

All started life at Stripe on our Stars & Stripes Graduate Trainee Scheme which we will be running again this year – watch this space.

Huge congratulations Stripes!

Promotions Ahoy!

Promotions Ahoy!

Today, we’re thrilled to announce two new promotions in the Stripe team. Both Kirsty Grierson and Shaun Bell have been promoted to Account Manager.

Kirsty joined us as an AE in 2012 and in the last year has worked tenaciously on consumer campaigns for Nairn’s, Hotel Missoni and The Kitchin to deliver fantastic results as well as helping to launch an award winning photography competition for VELUX.

Starting on our Stars and Stripes graduate scheme in 2011, Shaun has worked his way through the ranks producing stellar work for John Lewis, Road Safety Scotland, Waverley Care and Young Scot as well as developing solid relationships with media along the way.

Congratulations guys!