Independent media agency, Space & Time Media, announces that Amazon’s former sponsored ads partner manager, Matt Read, will be joining the business as group head of digital, based in the Reigate office.
Read's work at Amazon involved in helping develop and deliver Amazon’s sponsored ads offering to some of the largest agencies in the UK, most notably WPP and Publicis. Prior to that Read held the role of head of digital marketing at Jellyfish Connect.
At Space & Time Media, Read will be focused on growing the digital departments, along with expanding the agency’s service offering across the latest digital marketing solutions and technologies.
Read will report directly to Stephen Harrington, managing partner, who commented: “I have known Matt for a few years now since we met at a Google Premier Partner agency event in Mountain View, California. I’m delighted that he’s decided to join Space & Time. It shows how far we have come as a business to attract such a talented and sought-after individual as Matt. His expertise and experience will be invaluable in taking our digital services to the next level, and I can’t wait to start working with him!”
Read, who is listed in the BIMA’s Top 100 Digital Marketing Professionals in the UK, said: "From my first conversation with the team at Space & Time it was clear to me that this is an agency on the rise, with fantastic growth plans, amazing talent and ground-breaking ideas that have helped take their clients from strength to strength. I am absolutely delighted to be joining such a team and look forward to helping them continue their growth in the coming years."
Hired by Space & Time Media at an exciting time, Read’s appointment is an indication of a media agency dedicated to building a business for the future, one that is putting emphasis on its digital offering.