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Magnum & Co appoints Martin Hong as head of social and digital

PR agency Magnum & Co has bolstered its digital team, hiring Martin Hong as head of social and digital.

Hong joins Magnum & Co from social analytics tech startup Digivizer where he was the head of creative services for 11 months. Previously, he has worked at World Nomads, Isobar and Ogilvy One.

Gidon Jacobs and Martin Hong join the digital team at Magnum & Co

Hong said of his appointment: “Magnum & Co’s culture-first approach to comms planning is what attracted me to the business. The team’s comprised of a fantastic group of talented, creative and hands-on individuals that truly punch above their weight to deliver exceptional results for our clients. I’m thrilled to be a part of such an exciting chapter of Magnum’s growth, and I can’t wait to work with the team to develop our digital marketing offering further.”

Also joining Magnum & Co’s digital team is Gidon Jacobs, who has been appointed to the role of social and digital specialist.

Previously, Jacobs has spent three-and-a-half years in the Stride Gaming Group, most recently spending a year as a digital marketing manager at Think Beyond Media.

The two new appointments will enable the agency to expand its offering to cover the entire digital customer journey, the company said.

Managing director Carl Moggridge, said in a statement: ““We’ve had a phenomenal start to 2019 and look forward to many more successes this year with the addition of Martin and Gidon to the team. We are now in a position to scale our paid media offering, as well as provide digital campaigns and strategies that span the entire digital customer journey. Their data-driven approach to marketing truly helps us deliver on our mission to help brands Do Things That Change Things.”

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