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‘Industry Leader of the Year’ Joins Birmingham PR Agency

Edgbaston PR and social media firm, WPR, has appointed the PRCA DARE Awards 2016 Industry Leader of the Year, Naddy Onions, as its new digital director.

Naddy, who started this October, joins the agency after previously holding the position of digital director at Grayling before becoming head of digital for its entire UK operation in 2015.

Highly regarded within the industry, Naddy has recently been shortlisted for a ‘European Search Marketing Award’ for her work with Ketel One Vodka, and was shortlisted by The Drum in its ‘Social Buzz Top 50 list’. In 2014, Naddy was also named Drum’s ‘Top 30 Under 30 Women in Digital in the UK’.

Naddy’s client experience has seen her work with the likes of John West, Paypal, Hilton and Crest Nicholson.

As Digital Director at WPR she will be tasked with overseeing digital strategy and communications and devising social media strategies that will convert into new business opportunities.

WPR managing director, Jane Ainsworth, comments: “Naddy’s award-winning experience within the PR industry fits extremely well with our commitment to recruiting the Midlands’ best and brightest talent.

“Clients are increasingly looking for creative solutions to meet their business goals and objectives. We are committed to being an agency that thinks outside of the box to provide an all-encompassing integrated approach that has clients’ interests at its core. Naddy will be an invaluable addition to our forward-thinking approach.”

Speaking about her new position at WPR, Naddy Onions, digital director, said: “WPR is one of the most respected independent PR and social media communication agencies in the UK, with 80 industry accolades to its name. I am looking forward to using my role to help continue this success story.”