PHD announced the promotion of Annabel Gelardi to group trading director from trading director.
She gained experience working at Starcom and MediaCom before settling at PHD more than five years ago.
“I am extremely proud that my career continues to progress at PHD which has become like a second home for me,” she says.
“The role of investment is continuously evolving, and my focus will be ensuring that the team are at the forefront of change, delivering the quality of work and innovation our clients deserve.”
PHD recently won the inaugural AdNews Media Trading Team of the Year, of which Gelardi was instrumental.
She will report to the national head of trading, Joanna Barnes: “Annabel brings immense energy, curiosity, and critical thinking to the role, she is extremely talented with a history of delivering outstanding results across her client base and team.
“The tumultuous period we have been through has really emphasised the importance of both hard and soft skills needed in the role and Annabel has the skills we need now and into the future.”
The promotion is effective immediately.