LEWIS, the global integrated communications agency, has welcomed three new Directors to support the UK business. Helen Ellis, James Holmes and Ruvina Uppal will all be based in the agency’s London headquarters.
Helen Ellis joins as a Director from Atomic, where she was responsible for a team of over 25 people spanning consumer, B2B and technology clients. In her new role, Ellis will lead a portfolio of clients and a team, as well as drive the integrated marketing proposition. With a track record of over 20 years devising and implementing integrated programmes, former clients include Arcsight, British Airways, Dell, Hilton, Mitel, Pernod Ricard, and Skype.
James Holmes joins as Director to support a portolfio of technology and B2B clients. Holmes joins LEWIS from Limelight PR, where he was the Managing Director UK and before that co-founder of Limelight in the Middle East. In his role at LEWIS, Holmes will be focused on developing LEWIS’ professional services and fintech portfolio. His client experience includes Bird & Bird, BCG, Thales, Fujitsu, Gallup, Visualise and Xylem.
Ruvina Uppal rejoins LEWIS as an Associate Director. She returns to the agency after spending a year in Dubai. With expertise in corporate communications and management of technology campaigns, Ruvina has worked with brands including Couchbase, Delphix, Infosys, Honor (Huawei), Nokia, Lenovo, Samsung, Xerox and Canon.
Giles Peddy, Senior Vice President, EMEA Operations & UK MD, said, “I am very excited by the appointments of Helen, James and the return of Ruvina. The agency has set itself an exciting vision for the next few years and having the ability to invest in such talent gives us the platform to continue to deliver great work, support our people and develop the agency to meet the needs of our clients now and tomorrow.”
LEWIS recently announced its 23rd consecutive year of growth and record revenues. Based on the company year end of July 31, 2017, global revenues reached new all-time record highs of $62m with profits at $8m. This was driven by the addition of major clients accounts in both consumer and B2B divisions including Comcast, ECOVACS, Google, Jabra, Infosys, LG, McAfee, Porsche, VMware and Wix.com.