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Ovo Engergy hires Aesop to revamp internal communications

Energy provider Ovo has turned to brand storytelling agency Aesop to help develop its internal culture.

Aesop won the six-figure account following a pitch against three other undisclosed agencies, and will begin work immediately.

Aesop and Ovo’s partnership commences with the internal communications piece - described by Ovo founder Stephen Fitzpatrick as: “Branding from the inside out” - and both client and agency hope it will extend to consumer communications in the future.

Marketing director at Ovo, Gary Pepler, commented: “We only want to work with the best people; people who recognise our ambitions as a company and want to be part of our growth. Aesop’s response to our brief was head and shoulders above the other agencies.”

Aesop chief executive, Roger Hart, added: “Our brand story approach fits perfectly with what Ovo is trying to achieve. It’s a great opportunity for us to work with one of Britain’s most successful start-ups and to help it maintain its incredible momentum.”

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