Selligent announces double-digit headcount growth in UK

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Selligent, the world’s leading independent provider of one to one engagement solutions for relationship marketers,  has announced a double-digit expansion of its UK team to support its strong growth in recent months.

In a key strategic appointment, Selligent has brought industry veteran Roy Jugessur into the company as vice president of UK and Northern Europe. Armed with a track record of delivering accelerated expansion to fast-growth companies in the digital marketing space, including Experian Marketing Services Group, Bazaarvoice and Shoutlet, Jugessur will focus on strategic growth in both the UK and Northern Europe.

In a second strategic hire, Selligent has appointed Christopher Baldwin as head of UK marketing. Baldwin brings a wealth of experience from blue chip organisations such as Adobe and Bazaarvoice and will lead tactical and strategic activity to further increase Selligent’s brand awareness in the region.

Selligent’s UK office has also considerably increased headcount in sales and services functions to manage relationships with its increasing number of clients.

Selligent’s relationship marketing solutions enable B2C brands to engage customers with contextually relevant messages at key moments across a range of channels, including email, mobile, social, web, and offline. Selligent works with 700 brands in 30 countries worldwide, employing 500 people across 10 offices around the globe.

Jugessur said: “I am pleased that word is spreading quickly throughout the digital marketing industry that Selligent is the go-to organisation for relationship marketers. The last six months have been a phenomenal success, validated by both the doubling of our incremental revenue in the region and the calibre of talent we are attracting into the organisation.

“With a meaningful strategic vision and a robust product roadmap, Selligent is seeing an increasing number of exciting and innovative brands join our client roster. Marketers are really responding positively to our omnichannel solution, which puts customers at the heart of marketing efforts, and that makes it an exciting time to come into the Selligent fold – both as a client and an employee.”