Former Global Agency COO joins Switch Digital

Posted: 04/06/2020

Leo Harrison, former Chief Operating Officer of global agency OLIVER, has joined local digital agency Switch Digital as a Strategy Consultant.

Leo moved to Jersey in 2017, having spent 15 years at OLIVER, the global company that transformed the advertising industry by building and running in-house agencies for global brands. With over 2000 staff operating in 28 countries OLIVER works with many household names such as Adidas, Google, Unilever and Barclaycard.

During his time at OLIVER Leo held a number of senior positions, including lead client roles working with CMO’s in global brands. Until his departure, Leo held the role of Global COO, responsible for OLIVER’s 26 emerging markets leading over 600 members of staff.

Leo recognises that there is exceptional talent in the island’s digital industry and is especially looking forward to working with the Switch team, commenting

“Covid-19 has expedited the need for brands to think about their digital strategy, the world has taken a 5-year leap within 12 weeks. I’m delighted to support the Switch team in helping them scale and expand their business.”

Damon Eastwood, Managing Director of Switch Digital, says

“Having gone through a period of significant growth we are thrilled to have someone of Leo’s experience to guide us through the next phase of our own plans and accelerating our locally based client’s digital strategies.”

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