Cognito has appointed ex-Huntsworth chief operating officer, Sally Tilleray, as non-executive chairman and member of the board.
Based in London, Tilleray will work with Cognito’s board and management in New York, London and Singapore.
Tilleray was previously COO and finance director at healthcare PR firm Huntsworth. Her role included the management and development of the company’s leading brands: Grayling, Citigate, Red and Huntsworth Health.
Tilleray said: “Over the past ten years, Tom and his team have built an incredibly successful business, by intentionally carving out their niche and doing what they do best; providing integrated solutions for clients in the financial services and technology sectors.
“Cognito’s energy and determination to succeed is palpable and I am looking forward to helping steer and guide the business through the next stage of its evolution and to advise on opportunities for diversification and expansion.”
Tom Coombes, CEO at Cognito, added: “Cognito has ambitious plans for growth and Sally’s expertise in helping international and integrated agencies evolve will be invaluable in helping us find and seize opportunities in new markets, disciplines and sectors.”