Strata Creative Communications has announced twelve new additions across all departments, including client services, operations, finance and logistics.

Laura Awcock joins in the role of client services director and will be supporting the agency’s pharmaceutical business. Awcock has over eleven years’ industry experience after working for Global Event Solutions, including her most recent position as operations director, where she was responsible for a number of leading pharmaceutical clients.

The automotive client services teams have been added to with Rhian Head, account project manager; Amy Pragnell, account executive; Lucy Burton, account executive and Sam Murphy, event officer.

Other senior hires include Sarah Stanyer, senior project manager, and Alison Franklin who leads the event operations team. Steve Dubois undertakes the role of event operator, assisting the event support teams. Jenny Warrick joins as finance administrator to help the finance team.

The agency has also welcomed three new interns as part of their respective Event Management courses – Elizabeth Shirley, Libby Penny and Charlotte Bute.

Chief executive officer for Strata, Simon Hambley, comments: “Over the last six months the agency has been responding to the growing needs of our clients by investing in our talent base across all the different layers of expertise. Our multi-layered approach allows us to service the needs of our clients and deliver a wide spectrum of projects from end-to-end, through one touchpoint. Delivering real efficiencies without compromising on creativity or quality.

“I’m delighted to welcome Laura, Rhian, Amy, Lucy, Sam, Alison, Sarah, Steve, Jenny and our three new interns – Elizabeth, Libby and Charlotte to the Strata family. We have an exciting future ahead!”