Ian Burge joins Cognito from Standard Chartered
LONDON, 7 May 2013 - Cognito, the specialist communications and marketing agency for the financial services industry, continues the expansion of its London office, appointing Ian Burge as Senior Account Manager. Previously on the group external communications team at Standard Chartered, Ian will play a leading role in implementing integrated communications campaigns and expanding business development across EMEA. Ian will report to UK Managing Director, Andrew Marshall.
Andrew Marshall, UK Managing Director, commented: “Ian brings a wealth of experience to Cognito and I’m delighted to announce that he has joined our team. Cognito prides itself on the expertise of our consultants who come from a variety of backgrounds including banking, communications and marketing. The London office is continuing to expand and Ian is a valuable addition to the business.
Ian Burge added, “Cognito is at the cutting edge of financial services communications, delivering high quality integrated campaigns through its PR, marketing and digital services. I am very excited to be joining an international agency that has a wide breadth of clients across the financial services sector.”
Prior to his role within the external communications team at Standard Chartered, Ian worked for National Australia Group Europe, part of the National Australia Bank, one of the largest banks in Australia, within the corporate affairs and marketing divisions. Follow Ian on Twitter: @IanBurgePR