Alister appointed  Managing Director

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Kathryn Kelly

Our hugely respected Creative Director, Alister Tickle, has been appointed Managing Director, taking over from the agency's founder, Robert Chalk. Alister, who has worked for the company since Chalk & Ward started just over 25 years ago, says he never envisaged getting the top job, but is immensely excited about the future, as we switch our focus to more digital and branding work.

Alister says: ” We have such a great culture here at Chalk & Ward. There is a range of ages in our team, and we have a dynamic mix of energy, skills, and experience. I consider my colleagues to be the very best at what they do. We are looking forward to the next quarter of a century.”

Robert, who will remain with us in a consultancy role, says: ” I have loved helping to grow the agency and it has been a real privilege to work with such an amazing team and brilliant clients, but the time has come for the next generation to make their mark. This change has taken a lot of planning, but it is the right one for the business.”

Alister joined Chalk & Ward as a junior artwork designer, working his way up to leading our creative team. He became a member of the board six years ago, joining our other directors, Lisa Prescott, Gemma Boss and Greig Barclay.

Congratulations Alister, here’s to the next 25 years!

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