Jak HQ, a leading creative agency based in the North East of England, has announced the appointment of its new Non-Executive Director, Gary Lumby.

Since being established in 2004, Jak HQ has flourished and is now one of the leading creative agencies in the North East, specialising in all aspects of design, print, marketing and copywriting.

The Managing Director, Benjamin Kerry, said: “We have taken a wide range of small to large businesses from strength to strength, and anticipate further success with our recent contracts, which include Biochemica, Burdon Pharmacies and The House of Roo Gin Company. At the heart of Jak HQ is the philosophy that our clients are more than just clients – they are our partners, and this is what truly sets us apart. I am looking forward to working with Gary and I am sure that his valuable expertise will only escalate our achievements.”

With over 30 years’ experience in the banking sector, Gary Lumby is sure to bolster the company’s growth. Gary has acted as a Non-Executive Director for a large number of SMEs across Yorkshire and the North East of England where he advises owners and directors on growth strategy including acquisitions, sales and marketing, financial performance, HR , risk management and corporate governance. In 2008 he was presented with a MBE by Prince Charles in recognition of his services to the finance sector.

Gary Lumby said: “I am delighted to be joining Ben at Jak HQ as Non-Executive Director and helping him guide the business through a significant period of growth across all areas of our digital services. We have already secured a large number of new clients this year and I intend to ensure that this growth continues and that we invest in appropriate people and asset resources to enable the growth to accelerate.”

To find out more about Jak HQ’s work, head to www.jakhq.com or call their office on 0191 388 2698.