ADPR announces new hire and two promotions

Somerset based communications agency, ADPR, announces the appointment of a new PR professional to its award-winning consultancy, along with two promotions within the team.

Beki Sharman, a seasoned PR professional, has been promoted from the role of Account Director to Client Services Director, demonstrating her exceptional skills in client relations and strategic leadership. Beki’s dedication and expertise have been instrumental in fostering strong client partnerships, and her elevated role will contribute to the agency’s continued success.

Leah Rosewell, who has been an invaluable member of the ADPR team since 2011, has been promoted from Office and Account Manager to Account Director. Leah has played a pivotal role in the agency’s achievements, making her promotion a well-deserved recognition of her contributions. As Account Director, Leah will move into a more client focused role, fostering client satisfaction and overseeing the seamless execution of campaigns.

The longevity of Beki and Leah’s tenure—nearly 13 years each—underscores ADPR’s commitment to staff retention and the opportunities available for professional growth within the agency.

ADPR’s Joint Managing Director, Jenny Walford, expressed her excitement about these developments, highlighting the agency’s commitment to fostering talent and providing opportunities for career progression.

Jenny stated, “We are thrilled to see Beki and Leah take on elevated roles within the agency. Their promotions are a testament to their hard work, dedication, and the impact they have made on our clients and the team.”

In addition to these promotions, ADPR has  welcomed Charlie Lilley to the team as its newest Account Manager. Charlie brings a wealth of experience and fresh perspective to the agency, further enhancing its capabilities to deliver outstanding communication strategies for clients.

Charlie joins ADPR from Global, where she worked as an Account Manager in the commercial team for five years. During her time at Global, she supported businesses in Somerset, Wiltshire, and Dorset with multichannel marketing and advertising solutions. Prior to her role at Global, Charlie spent a decade working within the commercial teams of media businesses with press and news functions in both B2B and B2C sectors. Her diverse background includes experience in generalist and vertical markets, providing her with commercial specialisms in leisure, tourism, hospitality, and professional services. With her extensive experience and expertise, Charlie adds significant value to ADPR’s team and reinforces the agency’s ability to craft and execute exceptional communication strategies for clients.

Jenny added, “Charlie’s addition to the team comes at an exciting time for ADPR, as we continue to grow and evolve. We look forward to seeing Charlie’s contributions helping our clients to succeed.”

These advancements underscore ADPR’s commitment to maintaining a dynamic and progressive work environment, where team members are encouraged to excel and grow within the agency.