30 March 2012 - 2:08pm | posted by | 3 comments

Digital agency fuse8 appoints managing director

Claire Wood has been promoted to MD at fuse8Claire Wood has been promoted to MD at fuse8

Leeds-based digital agency fuse8 has promoted Claire Wood to the role of managing director.

Wood, who joined fuse8 from fellow Leeds agency Brass last September, has been promoted from operations director.

She will now have full responsibility for all day-to-day operational management of the fuse8 group, which also includes London digital agency Delete.

In a statement the fuse8 said Wood's promotion would enable the agency's founders, director Andy Hutchinson and chief executive officer Mark Walton, to focus on the business's 'strategic direction'.

Walton said: "Her new role is vital within the fuse8 Group, is well-matched to her skills and experience and will allow her to exert even more influence over the agency’s operations in the future, which will only benefit the agency and our clients.”

Before joining fuse8, Wood was a group account director at Brass leading and managing its digital account team.

She said of her new post: "The business has developed at pace and we are undertaking a strategic growth plan which will strengthen our position as one of the UK’s leading digital agencies.

“We have clear objectives to position our business as the first agency of choice for clients, prospects and people. My role as managing director will allow me to work with the hugely talented teams we have within the Group to realise its potential."

Established in 2000, the fuse8 Group acquired Delete in 2010 and employs more than 80 people across offices in Leeds, London and Russia.


27 Apr 2012 - 10:55
micha11360's picture

Since FUSE8 went private last year they have not even informed shareholders of anything.So what does that tell you about this " media" company.This is after i have rang them 3 times.

27 Apr 2012 - 11:25
micha11360's picture

If FUSE8 is a true media company it should at least inform us shareholders of what is going on IE where to buy/sell our shares & how to find share information since it went private last year.I hold 50,000 FUSE8 shares with SAGASHARE DIRECT in a nominee account & i am an old age pensioner.I have rang FUSE8 three times & been promised an update & as yet i have had no information.Please respond.Regards Michael Kline.

4 May 2012 - 12:46
fuse8 Group's picture

Hello Michael. fuse8 is now an independent company and is no longer a subsidiary of the PLC. Please accept our apologies that we are unable to help you directly. However, we have directed your question to fuse8 PLC and we understand that a representative of the PLC has been in touch with you this morning.


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