- Huw Hughes
Marks & Spencer has appointed Arcadia’s former creative director Anthony
Cassidy as its new head of brand creative.
Cassidy will join the British retailer in the Spring and will report to
clothing and home marketing director Nathan Ansell.
He is the latest of a number of recent hires at Marks & Spencer’s
clothing and home team. Last week, Richard Price was announced as the
department’s new managing director.
Commenting on the latest appointment in a statement, Nathan Ansell,
director of clothing and home marketing, said: “Marks & Spencer is changing
and great marketing is an important way we’ll increase our appeal to our
target of busy families – communicating style & value and backing our
powerhouse categories with confidence – from denim to schoolwear.
“Over the past few months, the team have worked tirelessly to deliver
more relevant campaigns that support the strategy including our Per Una
refresh and our course our Christmas advert – Go Jumpers. We’re really
excited that Anthony will be able to drive this work forward with real pace
and flair. He brings a vast amount of experience from a range of roles and
we’re really looking forward to working with him.”
Photo credit: Marks & Spencer media gallery