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28/09/2012

Fat Media Team Grows by Seven


  
Fat Media’s recruitment programme has gathered pace following a series of new projects and major account wins. 
At the heart of the growth plans is our new Talent Manager, Thelma Aye (pictured above), who has been tasked with leading recruitment, our employee benefits scheme, staff development and training.
  
Fat Media’s success, the delivery of excellent client work and the awards it wins, such as the recent Excellence in Customer Service at the BIBAs, are all as a result of having excellent highly skilled customer focused people, and Thelma is a vital part. Passionate about people and their development, Thelma is already enjoying playing a key part of a growing team with a truly creative culture.

Thelma has had extensive HR experience in major blue chip companies and government organisations including RBS. At the Prudential she developed the Executive Development Scheme for the top 300 executives at Prudential, and managed their talent stream process recruiting graduates from across the world into roles in Asia, Europe and America. 
 
Thelma has won a number of awards including, Best Corporate Brochure for Prudential’s Graduate Recruitment Scheme; and the HR Excellence Award for her innovative work on diversity recruitment and development at Lancashire Constabulary. Her work on diversity at the Lake District National Park Authority has also featured on television.
 
Our other recruits include: 
 
David Watts who joins as our Digital Campaign Manager working with clients on integrated digital marketing campaigns. He joins from Soap Media in Manchester.
 
Kieran Gorman has joined the team as a Senior Web Designer working on major projects. He joins from 2am Design, near Blackpool.
 
Jack MacMichael has come on board to bolster our search marketing team, and joins from local agency Searchquest.  
 
Gareth Sutton has joined as Junior Server Engineer providing support and assistance to clients and internal teams on hosting, email management and internet security.
 
Natalie Kennedy is a graduate from Lancaster University in Business and Economics and joins as a Junior Digital Consultant after working in marketing roles at Lancaster University.
 
Sarah Smith arrives as our new Finance Manager after a career working with SMEs and professional service firms in similar roles.