Posterscope Hires Group Business Director

November 14, 2013

Emily Young, a former employee, returns to Posterscope as a member of the board.

Posterscope bolstered its leadership team with the appointment of Emily Young as group business director, the company announced. Young, who will also take a seat on the board, returns to the out-of-home (OOH) communications agency that forged her highly successful career.

Formerly communications planning associate director at Carat, her new role will see her lead a team tasked with delivering innovative outdoor advertising campaigns and take on overall responsibility for Carat and Vizeum’s OOH brand planning and buying.

As a member of the board, she will work alongside senior management to deliver Posterscope’s vision for the future of the outdoor industry, while exploring new data-driven — and digitally empowered — OOH solutions to help drive business value for clients.

Young joined Posterscope as a graduate in 2009, and rose rapidly through the ranks to become the agency’s youngest-ever client director after just three years. During this time, she delivering award-winning campaigns for a variety of clients, including easyjet, KFC, Barclays, Channel 4, EDF Energy and Camelot.

“Emily is quite simply one of the outdoor industry’s top talents, and her decision to join us is testament to our market-leading position, unrivalled expertise and unique vision in the industry,” Glen Wilson, managing director at Posterscope, said. “Emily has a genuine passion for, and innate understanding of, the outdoor medium and she will be instrumental in integrating our OOH propositions with the efforts of our partner agencies, helping us enhance our ability to meet client needs.

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