BRIGHTON—Mark de Wolf has joined Man Bites Dog as board director from Ketchum Pleon. A former business journalist and leader of Ketchum Pleon’s European technology practice, de Wolf brings experience in technology and business-to-business communications. His previous clients include Oracle, IBM and Nokia Siemens Networks; and regional roles directing the European coordination remits for LogicaCMG and Cisco.
In addition to leading Man Bites Dog’s technology team, de Wolf will be responsible for new business development in the IT services, outsourcing and telecoms sectors.
The firm has also technology and outsourcing specialist Toby Brown, who joins as account manager from Buffalo Communications; senior account executive Clare Granville who joins from tech specialist ITPR; and senior account executive Martin McGourty from Dublin-based Pembroke Communications. Account director Vic Miller promoted to operations director and will focus on client services and brand strategy.