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Movers and Groovers : Panasonic & Simon Parkinson, The Blueberry Wave & Ben Warren

Cotswolds data agency brings in Ben Warren to head up Business Development

Award-winning data marketing agency The Blueberry Wave has added to its ranks with the appointment of Ben Warren as Business Development Manager.

With over 12 years’ experience within the data and outsourcing sector, Ben joins @theBBwave charged with developing strategic relationships and identifying opportunities to create bespoke solutions within the agency’s four core offerings – data, insight, systems and communication.

Ben, a former Business Development Manager at global payment processing specialists TSYS Managed Services, is delighted to be joining the Cirencester-based agency, who have been steadily expanding over the past few years following a number of new client wins.

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Panasonic appoints new Marketing Director

Panasonic has appointed Simon Parkinson as its new Marketing Director for the UK and Ireland.

Simon joined Panasonic in 2011 as Head of Service for North West Europe, having previously spent ten years with Comet as General Manager for Home Shopping and Customer Care.   Simon has a wide range of experience in sales, digital marketing and CRM. Previous to that Simon worked as Head of Retail for Time computers as well as roles at Game and ToysRUs.

Simon brings a wealth of retail operational knowledge to the role, which will be valuable to achieve Panasonic’s strategy of ‘making us easier to do business with’ by unifying their approach to customers.

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