APS Group has strengthened its team with two new senior appointments. 

Danny Turnbull comes on board as Group Head of Agency Services while James Lawton-Hill joins as Marketing Director. Both will be based at the company’s Greater Manchester headquarters and will support the Group’s international sites across the UK, Europe and the US.

Danny joins APS Group from Stein IAS, where he was EMEA Managing Director for Prior to this, he was Managing Director of B2B agency, gyro Manchester. With more than two decades experience leading and growing businesses within the global creative services industry, Danny will be responsible for expanding APS Group’s local and international client base as well as introducing a broader range of creative and production services to existing clients such as Philips, British Heart Foundation, Superdrug and Royal London.

James’ previous experience includes nearly five years as Director of Marketing in the professional services industry as well as holding a number of senior marketing roles at Brother UK and Chime Communications. He has over 16 years’ B2C and B2B marketing experience across a range of industries and will be responsible for leading an ambitious global marketing strategy as APS continues to grow.

‘‘I’m hugely excited to be joining APS Group as we continue to scale at pace and expand our services across key sectors and regions,” said Danny Turnbull.

‘‘APS has always had an excellent creative reputation. This, coupled with a unique end-to-end offering via our print management, marketing technology and branded physical retail environment capabilities, gives us a standout place in the market. Our global reach, vertical integration and blue chip client base gives us a great foundation for that growth.’’

James Lawton-Hill added: “Danny and I have worked closely together in previous roles and I’m thrilled that we’ll be joining forces again at APS Group. With over 900 people across the globe, the shape and scope of work is hugely exciting and I can’t wait to see how we can do even more in 2020.’’

John Holmes, Executive Director of APS Group said: “I’m delighted that Danny and James have joined our senior team. 2020 is set to be one of our most ambitious years yet and their wealth of experience means we’re in the perfect position to achieve our vision.”