Marketing agency April Six has chosen tech hub Seattle as its second North American location.
Janet Knight, regional group account director has moved from its first US office in San Francisco to Seattle, to build the team and manage new clients and opportunities. Peter Harrington, account director, has joined as the first Seattle-based hire from Spear Marketing Group to help support clients in the area. He joins with past experience inhouse at Microsoft and Getty Images.
The second US office opening is hoped to further build and broaden April Six’s footprint in the States. April Six San Francisco is five years old, and has a team of 30, with clients including Pure Storage, LiveRamp and Rockwell Automation.
April Six recently placed 19th in the
B2B Marketing US Agencies Benchmarking Report 2019 league table
of the country’s top marcomms agencies.
According to the agency, Seattle was an obvious choice, after the city was named second in the top tech markets in the country in real estate firm CBRE’s annual
Scoring Tech Talent
Jill Melchionda, president of Americas at April Six, said: “April Six has always had global ambitions, which started with our San Francisco office and has grown to Singapore and Beijing. Thanks to its buoyant technology market and growing client work in that area, Seattle is the right location and now is the right time.”
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