Murray joins Guardian News & Media as director of client partnership.
In her new role Murray will lead the newly formed client partnerships team with a focus on delivering quality bespoke commercial solutions to clients. The role forms part of the new commercial strategy that has reordered internal sales teams into agency focused hubs, comprising of a range of specialists covering programmatic, branded content and account management. She will report into chief revenue officer Hamish Nicklin.
Prior to this appointment, Murray was managing director at Havas Media UK for three years and launched its Manchester office in 2015. She joined Havas Media in 2000 and has held a number of key roles including Head of Client Service where she was responsible for Havas Media’s entire client base.
Murray said: "The Guardian is a world-class newsbrand I've always admired and I'm thrilled to be joining at such an exciting time. I can't wait to get going and bring my experience and ideas to the team to create market-leading propositions that deliver tangible results."
Nicklin said: "Natasha is a fantastic hire with insuppressible energy, industry acumen and impressive experience. I’m thrilled that she’ll be joining us to lead our client partnerships offering and deliver our market-leading Platform to Action proposition to the industry.”
by Jessie Sampson