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Essence appoints Mark Syal as head of media, EMEA


By Ishbel Macleod, PR and social media consultant

March 25, 2013 | 1 min read

Essence has announced the appointment of Mark Syal as head of media for EMEA as the agency looks to strengthen its senior leadership team.

Syal joins Essence from Walker Media, where he was responsible for setting up the digital division, Walker – i.

Syal said: “This is a great time for me to join Essence as the business is grows in EMEA and across the world.. The challenges in this area are many – constantly shifting goalposts, new technologies, and new best practice to be developed.

"Digital technology and media continue to influence and invade people’s everyday lives. In this era of constant change, clients need a trusted advisor – someone to tell that was really is going to add value. Essence is uniquely placed to offer this advice. My job is to make sure that we continue to do it better and bigger!”

He will work with the EMEA management team, with the aim of helping to develop the media practice within Essence.

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