Leeds performance agency connective3 announces two new senior hires

Newly founded Leeds based digital performance agency connective3 has today announced two new additions to the team.

Claire Stanley-Manock joins from Harrogate based agency WMG and takes on the role of Paid Media Director. With 15 years digital marketing experience including senior roles at Brass and Home Agency Claire has a solid background in delivering strategically led campaigns across all paid media channels.  Claire will head up connective3’s paid offering,

Claire had the following to say on her appointment, “I’m really looking forward to being part of an already brilliant team and working with them to build an agency that plans all channels agnostically, with the common goal of delivering client growth.”

Charlie Harris joins as Sales and Marketing Director from Edit, where she held the role of Associate Marketing Director. With over 7 years marketing experience, Charlie has an extensive background in events, branding and delivering industry leading strategies for agency marketing.

She said “I’m excited to have the opportunity to work with Vin, Patrick and the team again. In a crowded agency market its refreshing to work within a business whose sole focus is to deliver growth for their clients.”

connective3 launched in October, and was created by Vin Chinnaraja and Patrick Altoft, the founders of Branded3. The agency is based in Leeds and employs 11 staff.

Tim Grice, CEO had the following to add about the hires:

“Claire will play an instrumental role in establishing and growing our paid proposition, connecting both creative and organic search with paid to deliver a robust cross-channel offering. Having worked with Charlie for the past 5 years I’m excited to welcome her to the team, she has a vast experience in delivering events and marketing for agencies and its great to have her on board in the early days of connective3.”


David White