Award winning Leicester based agency Anicca Digital is celebrating business growth with eight new
hires. Anicca is a proudly independent marketing agency, providing digital marketing support,
including SEO, PR and PPC, to some of the UK’s best-known and well-loved brands.

Based in Leicester, Founder and MD Ann Stanley has established the agency’s reputation for
delivering technical knowledge and expertise, growing a team who are trained and accredited by
Google, Facebook Blueprint, Twitter Flight School and the Direct Marketing Institute (DMI).

The agency has now added to its talented team with three senior hires, an additional two account
team members, and a commitment to developing new talent by providing three Kickstarter scheme

Joining the senior team are Thom Shardlow as Head of Client Strategy; Amy Hayward-Paine who is
Head of Owned & Earned Media, and Angie Longman as Head of Client Services.

Emil Ougendal is Anicca’s new Paid Media Manager and Irina Holliday joins as Senior Paid Media
Account Manager.

Anicca is supporting the Government’s Kickstarter scheme, which aims to get young people into
work, providing placements for three local graduates. These are Robert Irvine joining as Creative
Assistant, Nomvuyo Ndhlovu as Content Marketing Assistant and Mira Gopal as Client Services &
Sales Assistant.

Comments Anicca Managing Director, Ann Stanley: “At what is still a challenging time in the UK, with
many jobs and businesses suffering, we are delighted that we can respond to Anicca’s continued
client growth by creating new roles across our team. Bringing emerging and established talent into
the agency further develops our digital offer to B2B and consumer businesses in Leicester and the
East Midlands with digital marketing support”.

The new hires come on the back of Anicca’s latest accolade, announced on Friday 23
April, winning the UK agency-led Biddable Campaign of the Year award for work completed for the Leicestershire
CCG (NHS) Hospital Consultation.

Further detail on each of the new hires at Anicca can be found in the notes to editor’s section.