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Social Allies strenghthens board with new appointment

Teesside-based Social Allies have announced the appointment of Sophie Milliken as non-executive director.

This appointment will support the company’s strong growth plans with ambitious goals set over the next 18 months.

Founded by Jess Facchini-Tucker in 2019, Social Allies are a strategic marketing agency working with some of the most known brands in the UK including Morrison Water Services, Dominos and Wilton Engineering. An ambitious growth plan will see Social Allies quadruple their turnover by January 2024.

Sophie Milliken is the current North East entrepreneur of the year and holds a number of roles including CEO at Moja Group and Chair at Smart Works Newcastle. Having scaled and sold her first business, she is well-placed to support Social Allies as they move at pace on their scale up journey.

Jess Facchini-Tucker commented: “I am delighted that we have appointed Sophie to join the Social Allies team as non-exec Director. Sophie brings so much to the table with her background knowledge, personality and overall enthusiasm about the major growth plans Social Allies has set for 2024. I look forward to working closely together she will be a great asset to the board.”

Commenting on her appointment, Sophie Milliken said: “When I met Jess, I was seriously impressed with her enthusiasm and ambition. Together, we have put plans in place for her to achieve her ambitions for Social Allies. I’m really looking forward to supporting Jess and the team on their journey and watching them smash their goals.”