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London, United Kingdom, 2010/01/28 - Tamar, the leading UK natural search conversion agency, has strengthened its team with five hires, including the appointment of Ben Hayes as Account Director.
Ben will work alongside Tamar’s 60-strong client team to manage and oversee the company’s client portfolio, which includes brands such as Direct Line, Arcadia and Saga. Ben will also represent the Account Management Team to Tamar’s Senior Management Team, and report directly to Tamar’s Group Account Director, Jeremy Godfrey.
With six years’ online marketing experience and excellent skills in SEO, PPC, affiliate marketing and online advertising, Ben is a natural fit for the Tamar team. Before joining Tamar, Ben was MD at Net Egg Limited, an internet marketing agency offering consultation on SEO and PPC campaign implementation and project management, website design and affiliate campaign management.
Prior to setting up Net Egg, Ben rose to the position of Client Services Director at Web Diversity, a leading global Search Engine Marketing agency with four offices in the UK, US, India and Hong Kong.
Tamar also welcomes Stuart McLennan, who joins as a Search Executive, having previously held the position of Online Marketing Manager for the Northumberland Tourist Board. Richard Thompson and Craig Dennis who join Tamar’s design team as Senior Designer and Designer respectively, and Ayyaz Ahmed, who takes up the role as a Developer, having previously worked as a Software Engineer :at Affecto Oy (Helsinki, Finland).
Tanya Goodin, CEO at Tamar, commented: “It’s very satisfying to be starting 2010 with so much new talent. Ben is a very experienced digital agency professional who will help us to drive forward our expansion and vision for the company. Tamar has always had a conversion-focused approach and Ben understands the importance of delivering tangible results for our clients on a daily basis. Today, with the help of our new hires, we are in a strong position to deliver digital marketing campaigns for brands across the board.”
Ben Hayes, account director, Tamar, added: “It’s great to be part of the Tamar team. Since joining I have seen Tamar’s conversion-focused philosophy firsthand, and have already experienced the team’s strengths in strategy development, search understanding and use of technology. Moving forward, I hope to help build the agency and strengthen its reputation as being one of the industry’s shining lights in natural search and digital excellence.”
Tamar (tamar.com) is widely regarded as the UK's leading natural search conversion agency, combining extensive expertise in natural search engine optimisation with conversion focused design to generate more online sales for businesses. This results-focussed delivery of campaigns is achieved through five complementary divisions: search, analytics, conversion design, technology and social media. Tamar’s approach is to use its 14 years of online expertise and experience and combine this with clients’ customer intelligence to maximise client revenues. Tamar specialises in working with major financial services, travel and retail brands. Its extensive, high-profile client base includes Direct Line, Arcadia and Saga. Tamar employs over 60 staff across three continents.