NEWS2 March 2011

Futures Company hires former Orange man Harris

People UK

UK— Trends consultancy The Futures Company has appointed Patrick Harris, formerly of mobile operator Orange, as a director.

Harris (pictured) worked at Orange between 1998 and 2002 where he held the title of director of ‘creaticity’, and was responsible for co-founding and managing the Orange Strategic Think Tank.

In 2003 he left to launch his own consultancy, Thoughtengine, which specialised in creativity, strategy, branding and futures work.

The Futures Company’s UK managing director Sarah King said: “Patrick’s appointment represents The Futures Company’s continuing commitment to bringing the very best thinking to our mission of unlocking futures for our clients. We are absolutely delighted to welcome him.”