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magneticNorth appoints Caroline Sotorrio as Managing Director and Stuart Almond as Head of Production

20th November, 2014

We have some great news to share with the world. magneticNorth have appointed Caroline Sotorrio to the newly created post of Managing Director *sets off glitter cannon*. Caroline, who has been with the business since 2009 and previously led the production team, starts her role with immediate effect.

With over 25 years experience working in the creative industry on both agency and client side, Caroline has a wealth of experience in both traditional and digital design. During her time at magneticNorth Caroline has been responsible for producing high profile projects including the BBC Desert Island Discs archive site, the BBC Radioplayer and our MiGuide digital wayfinding project for the City of Manchester. Over the last five years she has also played an instrumental role in growing key client relationships and in helping the business to achieve its wider ambitions.

Working under Caroline will be Stuart Almond who has joined the company as Head of Production. Stuart, who has held various staff and freelance senior production posts at companies including the BBC and Degree 53, will lead the delivery of products and solutions at the multi-award winning digital design agency.  

Caroline will be working closely with Founder and CEO, Lou Cordwell, on the delivery of this important next phase of the company which is 15 years old next year.

Lou Cordwell, magneticNorth said;

“Caroline’s appointment to MD is incredibly well deserved and she will be playing a pivotal role at magneticNorth during this next exciting and important stage of the business’s evolution.”

Caroline added; “I'm thrilled to take on the role of MD at mN and to be working even more closely with Lou as we build for the future. We have an incredibly talented team and a body of work that I'm extremely proud to represent.”

Stuart commented; “Joining an agency with innovation at the forefront of what they do feels like the perfect fit for me. I'm both very proud and excited to be in a role that will help drive a team that's focused on taking mN into the next era."

‚ÄčImage: Caroline, Lou, Stuart