Talent management and brand partnerships business Graphite, owned by Ben Turner, has announced the appointment of IPC exec Tim Pearson to the role of MD. Pearson was most recently Head Of Marketing & Events at NME/Uncut publisher IPC, and previously worked in the brand partnerships space in his previous job at marketing agency Cake.
Confirming the appointment, Turner told CMU: “These are testing times for any small business so I’m delighted to be in a position to bring in somebody of Tim’s expertise to help take Graphite to new heights. We are an ambitious company operating globally, and it’s time to really deliver our expertise into new areas and opportunities. We are renowned for doing interesting and innovative projects, and we aim to continue to do so but with added strength, vision and firepower”.
Pearson himself added: “I have long been an admirer of the innovative and awe-inspiring work that Ben and the Graphite team have been delivering over the past few years and am very excited to join them at such a pivotal time as the company ramps up for the next level”.