Citypress PR has appointed Chris Marritt as account director.
In his new role, Chris will lead a number of national financial services and corporate briefs and form part of the agency’s senior reputation advisory team, which provides crisis and issues management support.
Chris joins the agency from Weber Shandwick where he lead its new strategic media unit. His career includes six years in journalism with the Press Association and the Daily Mail and eight years in corporate communications.
Martin Currie, managing director, said: ‘Chris’ journalism and communications expertise is a great asset to the agency and reflects our commitment to both quality editorial content and strategic media consulting.’
Chris added: ‘As the demand from clients for outstanding editorial content grows, this is an exciting time to be joining an agency with such a strong heritage of investing in journalistic talent.’