Integrated communications agency Pitch Marketing Group has today announced Ryan Lacey as its Head of Content. Lacey joins Pitch from Grey London and will lead agency’s creative content studio, Pitch Productions, delivering design and motion work for the likes of ASICS, BT, EE, Stonegate Group, Gallagher and Think Markets.
Lacey will report into Pitch’s Managing Director, Chris Allen, with a focus on building out Pitch Productions client base and creative capabilities. He will work closely with Creative Director Tom Rouse, Head of PR Lucy Hutchinson and Head of Digital Ed Brittain on the delivery of integrated campaigns that build brands people can be passionate about.
During 7 years as a Business Director at Grey London, Lacey led high profile work for clients including Birds Eye, Braun, Carlsberg, Helly Hansen, HSBC, Tuborg, Vodafone and Which?. This included winning a number of awards spanning strategy (EFFIE, APG), creative (Cannes, D&AD, Clio, Kinsale, Campaign Big, Direct) and activation (Cannes, Sabre).
Prior to his time at Grey London Lacey has successful stints at Saatchi & Saatchi and Havas Cake Sports & Entertainment.
Ryan Lacey, Head of Content at Pitch said: “For me, this is an exciting new chapter. The opportunity to join Pitch at a pivotal point in its growth journey and to be part of something transformational was too good an opportunity to turn down. I was stunned by the talent, ambition and creativity that already exists here. My focus is on growing the content studio by creating impactful and famous ideas for our clients, and pushing the already fantastic output to new heights.”
Chris Allen, Managing Director of Pitch Marketing Group, added: “We’re delighted to welcome Ryan to Pitch. Off the back of two strong financial years, we are now embarking on an ambitious and accelerated growth journey and our content studio is going to play a key role in that. Ryan brings with him a wealth of experience as a business director at brilliant creative agencies and has overseen a raft of award winning work for a broad range of brands. He’s made an excellent start to his time at Pitch, elevating the work coming out of our content studio and inspiring his talented team. I’m excited to see the growth of Pitch Productions under his leadership.”