Chris Lockwood has been appointed Senior Account Manager with the South Normanton-based agency Purpose Media, bringing a wealth of knowledge to the business after his time representing clients such as Barclays, Sony and Legal & General.
The University of Derby graduate had previously worked in marketing roles with Sports Direct, Punch Communications and Derby City Council and also operated as a freelance consultant.
HE said: “I’m really passionate about what we do and about using our expertise to really add value for our clients.
“The digital marketing sector is fast-paced and constantly evolving, which means we need to be forward-thinking, sometimes we need to be brave, and we always need to be creative.”
Chris’s career highlights to date include working with Sony Xperia mobile phones, running paid media and content campaigns to boost sales across the company’s European territories. He also helped Sports Direct to launch of the 2017 Liverpool FC home kit, with a strategy which included asset creation, email marketing and paid media.
Purpose Media MD Matt Wheatcroft said: “Chris’s track record is impressive; he’s achieved great results for many blue-chip clients and he’s massively enthusiastic about doing the same for the businesses we advise. We’re sure that Chris will be a great addition to the Purpose team.”