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Natasha Avery joins AKQA as Director of Talent Acquisition

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Based in the USA, with over 20 years experience in recruitment and talent strategy, Natasha Avery has joined AKQA as Director of Talent Acquisition. Most recently Natasha lead recruitment for 13 years at an independent global communications firm named Global Digital Agency of the Year and, five times, Glassdoor’s Best Places to Work. Before Natasha’s agency experience, she worked client-side at Philips, one of the world’s most influential and innovative technology firms.

Partnering with AKQA’s teams in the USA and internationally, Natasha will direct talent strategy and the candidate experience across AKQA studios in the USA.

On her appointment, Natasha said: “Through its work, philosophy and founding values, AKQA is an incredible platform of opportunity for talent. In addition to helping to attract fantastic talent to AKQA, my focus will include ensuring fulfilling careers for people who want to help our purpose to create a better future together.”

Simon Jefferson, an AKQA Managing Partner, said: “Natasha joins AKQA at an exciting moment of momentum and recognition for our firm. Our collaborations with clients are delivering industry-leading work that captures the imagination, contributes meaningfully to society and delivers returns for communities. As we look ahead, we are inspired by the generation of talent Natasha and our teams will attract to AKQA.”