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We Are Social taps Big Fuel's Rob FitzGerald for president post

We Are Social, the global social media agency, has named Rob FitzGerald, president of Big Fuel Communications, as its president in the US.

FitzGerald will take over the running of the US division of the agency from managing director Leila Thabet who launched it in 2012.

He was promoted to president in February having joined Big Fuel as managing director in 2013.

Robin Grant, global managing director of We Are Social said: “We’re delighted to welcome Rob to the We Are Social team.

"He’s a highly respected business leader with an impressive combination of US and global experience, and is the perfect fit to lead We Are Social as it moves to the next stage in its growth and evolution in the US.

"Rob will also be a crucial member of our global leadership team as we look to help our clients see the benefit social thinking can have on their businesses.”

At the time of writing it was unclear as to Thabet's plan for the future after We Are Social.

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