Based at the agency’s Carlton Mills office, Leeds, Gawn exceeds in her aptitude for project management and communications, having begun her career working for the Prince’s Trust in 2004. Gawn’s impressive pursuits were formed in her university years, where she completed a BA in Public Relations, then a HND in Business and PR at Leeds Beckett University.
She later revisited Leeds Beckett as their Corporate Events Officer; organising an impressive array of events, including major national and international sporting events. She moved on to Squire Sanders Hammond in 2010, working closely with business development and communications to achieve the firm’s client growth objective, before moving onto her Barclay’s position.
Ruth said of her appointment: 'I was attracted to the role at Vista due to the wide range of clients the agency work with. Finding a senior project role that allows you to work across a range of services including film and digital within an communications arena is rare’.
James Wilkins, Vista’s Managing Director commented “Ruth is a great addition to the team, and will be a valuable asset to the business. We’re continuing our growth within the communications space and upholding our commitment to deliver consistent excellence for our clients, and surround our team with the best talent. We can only deliver excellence by hiring excellence.”
Vista has had a strong and progressive start to the year following the agency’s rebrand, a number of new business wins and the appointment of their advisory board.