NEWS24 October 2019

Firefish hires Pilch as COO

News People UK

UK – Strategic insight consultancy Firefish has appointed WPP’s Natalie Pilch as chief operating officer.

Pilch (pictured) joins the company from WPP’s Superunion, where she was UK chief financial officer.

She has spent 18 years working for WPP agencies – prior to the merger of Brand Union, Lambie-Nairn, The Partners, Addison and Vbat to create Superunion, she was chief finance officer at The Partners and Lambie-Nairn.

Pilch takes up the COO role at Firefish with immediate effect and will be based in the company’s London headquarters.

Jem Fawcus, chief executive officer at Firefish Group, said: “Natalie came highly recommended to us and couldn’t be more pleased that she chose to work for us. As with all things at Firefish, it is about great people having a great place to work, delivering great work for our great clients and having Natalie overseeing all operations for the group, we can keep delivering on that at a global level.”

The appointment follows the promotion of Daniel Rose to UK managing director at Firefish.