After the announcement of his appointment back in March, today we are delighted to welcome Jon Kershaw on his first day as managing director of PHD in Manchester.

Jon joins us from Havas Media, where he was Head of Strategy and he becomes the latest member of the PHD ‘Boomerang’ club of former PHDers who’ve returned to the agency, having worked for three years at PHD’s London office between 2004 and 2007.  Jon also previously worked at Starcom Mediavest and Carat.

Jon said “I’m delighted to return to an agency with such a fantastic creative reputation. PHD already has a strong talent base and I look forward to developing the agency’s ability to deliver effective media solutions.”

Verica Djurdjevic, CEO PHD UK said, “Jon has a wealth of experience across a range of categories which fit our client base perfectly.  He’s an exciting talent for our Manchester office and we’re delighted to be welcoming him back.”