Cognito Appoints Ex-Huntsworth Group COO as Chairman

LONDON, July 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ —

Cognito, an integrated marketing and communications consultancy, has appointed Sally Tilleray as non-executive Chairman and member of the Board. A highly experienced marketing services agency executive, Sally was previously the Group Chief Operating Officer and Finance Director at Huntsworth plc. Based in London, Sally will work with Cognito’s board and management in New York, London and Singapore.

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Sally’s leadership role at Huntsworth plc, the international Public Relations and Healthcare Communications group, included the management and development of its leading brands; Grayling, Citigate, Red and Huntsworth Health. Sally has particular expertise in implementing effective strategies for growth and elevating companies to the next stage of their expansion.

Tom Coombes, CEO said: “Cognito has ambitious plans for growth and Sally’s expertise in helping international and integrated agencies evolve will be invaluable in helping us find and seize opportunities in new markets, disciplines and sectors.

“Cognito goes beyond PR – almost all of the work we deliver for our clients is integrated, whether that is content marketing, social or lead generation. Most importantly measuring impact and understanding the client’s business is central to our work and especially now as we enter into a new era of communications, brands are looking for partners who can help drive their business forward.”

Sally Tilleray said:  “Over the past ten years, Tom and his team have built an incredibly successful business, by intentionally carving out their niche and doing what they do best; providing integrated solutions for clients in the financial services and technology sectors. Cognito’s energy and determination to succeed is palpable and I am looking forward to helping steer and guide the business through the next stage of its evolution and to advise on opportunities for diversification and expansion.”

About Cognito  

Cognito is an integrated financial communications consulting firm for the finance and technology sectors. With offices in New York, London, Los Angeles and Singapore, we help firms improve their performance and manage their reputation. We provide planning, marketing, design, PR and social campaigns, together with proprietary software that delivers measurability and intelligence.

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