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Evolved bolsters sales team with two senior hires

Newcastle-based performance marketing agency Evolved has announced two senior hires to drive the business’ commercial efforts, with a new Head of Sales and Sales Lead joining the team.

Richard Gray joins the multi-award-winning agency as Head of Sales following a decade of experience leading sales teams in large digital businesses, including Sage plc and Visualsoft.

He will be responsible for the overall Sales strategy of the business, transforming the agency’s approach, developing talent within the team, and leading them to deliver against Evolved’s ambitious growth targets.

Phill Lumley has taken the role of Sales Lead and will support the leadership of the Sales function and be a driving force for engaging with eCommerce retail businesses, bringing 6 years of experience in eCommerce and digital businesses.

Speaking of his new role, Richard said: “Evolved has been a force to be reckoned with for a while now and when the opportunity to join the team came up, I knew I wanted to be part of the exciting plans. We have big ideas to fulfil and I’m really looking forward to doing my part to see them to fruition, alongside a hugely talented team doing great things in their respective disciplines.”

Tom Etherington, Managing Director at Evolved, added: “I’m delighted to welcome Richard and Phill to the team. They both bring extensive experience to the team and are confident, proven sales professionals, who each add something unique to our commercial efforts.

“This is a huge year for us, with a newly launched proposition and some fresh and exciting plans in the pipeline, and I know both Richard and Phill are determined to drive the growth we’re aiming for.”