Core disciplines: CRM/Customer engagement, Digital, Integrated marketing

Key people

Ben Stephens
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Before joining STACK, Ben founded Stephens Francis Whitson (SFW) and built a blue chip client roster over eight years, winning more than 50 awards for creativity and effectiveness. In 2014 SFW was sold to the VCCP Partnership, and renamed VCCPme. Prior to this Ben was MD of Rapier, for half of the time that Campaign awarded it ‘Direct Agency of the Decade' for the noughties.

 Iain Hunter
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Executive Creative Director

Iain began his career as a creative writer at WCRS and then Burkitt DDB. He moved to the UK’s most awarded agency HTW, and was then promoted to Creative Director at Wunderman running Orange, Land Rover and Microsoft. Iain is in charge of the overall creative output at STACK, producing award-winning campaigns for brands including Peugeot, NIVEA Men and Lotus.

James Champ
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Chief Strategy Officer

James has worked on brands including Land Rover, first direct, The Balvenie, NatWest, American Express, the National Trust, Utterly Butterly (twice) and the Cutty Sark. Highlights include a D&AD Yellow Pencil, a DMA Grand Prix and a Highly Commended (aka Thank You For Turning Up) at the APG Creative Planning Awards.

Nicola Nimmo
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Client Services Director

Nicola started her agency career at iris working across a plethora of award winning integrated accounts from COI and Network Rail to Coca Cola. Since then Nicola has worked at a number of agencies including 23red, Publicis and The Communications Agency, building her experience on brands such as Bacardi, Johnson and Johnson, Sainsbury’s and Argos - and working across the full mix of channels. She is also a mentor on NABS flagship training scheme Fast Forward, that looks to equip the industry’s future leaders with requisite skills.

Mark King
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Chief Data Officer

Mark brings 19 years’ experience working in top tier Data & Tech and CRM agencies. Since 2008 he’s been the lead data strategy consultant at MRM, Acxiom and Merkle, offering fresh innovative perspectives across many industries on the application of data to tackle business issues, achieving worthwhile results, industry recognition and growth for all involved.


Matt Klippel
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Head of Technology

Prior to joining STACK Matt was Head of Technology at Proximity London delivering digital technology solutions for some of the biggest brands around. He has also previously held senior technical positions at a number of pure play digital agencies in London and worked across a broad range of enterprise and open source technologies and platforms.

Caroline Deput
Caroline Deput
Senior Planner

Caroline honed her strategy skills at the big marketing communications networks (Omnicom, Publicis and WPP). She has helped win creative and effectiveness awards for private and third sector clients, ranging from mobile telecoms to animal charities.

Dan Plotkin
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Creative Director

Dan is an award-winning art director and creative director with over 20 years’ experience creating multi-channel campaigns for clients across every sector. He has a passion for big ideas, a keen eye for detail and emphatically believes in creating work that works. At STACK he is charged with leading the creative output of our automotive brands, Peugeot, Citroen and DS Automobiles.

Maxine Gregson
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Design Director

With 20 years’ design experience Maxine has created award-winning design in London and Holland for multiple clients and industry sectors. Her projects include Barclays’ first online banking platform; website and content development for Universal Music; Peugeot’s first to market complete e-commerce experience and global brand launches for L’Oreal. Maxine has led the design team at Stack for the last five years, winning a whole bunch of awards along the way.

Robin Murray
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Creative Services Director

Having previously worked at some of London's premier agencies (including Wunderman, Lowe Direct and VCCP), Robin brings over 20 years’ experience in creative services to STACK. His solution-driven, hands on approach has seen him deliver multi-channel campaigns around the globe, across pretty much every sector you can think of.

Ash Shah
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Finance Director

From Necker Island to sunny Tottenham Court Road, Ash’s glittering career has seen him work for Virgin, Nobu – and, for the last 10 years, MSQ Partners. Since 2014 he’s been taking very good care of finance here at STACK.

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