Avantgarde London names Victoria Larder as its new CSD

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Brand experience agency Avantgarde London today announced the appointment of Victoria Larder, as its new Client Services Director.

In her new role, Larder will be leading the client services team, managing relationships across all Avantgarde’s accounts, including Honda, Credit Suisse and Bridgestone. 

Victoria Larder

Reporting into the agency’s MD, Stuart Bradbury, she is joining the senior management team as the agency strategically continues to grow its offering within the experience economy.

Larder comes from PAVE London, where she was MD, a role she held since 2014. She has also previously worked for the likes of Brandfluent and EMAP. 

Her industry experience includes notable accounts such as PrettyLittleThing.com, boohoo, Fortnum & Mason, Domestic & General and giffgaff. 

Prior to this, she spent time as a radio presenter on commercial radio stations across the UK.

“I really like that Avantgarde is an international agency at the forefront of innovation, creating compelling experiences for brands” Larder said. 

“I’m excited to get involved in ‘story doing’ as we create hybrid experiences for clients. Avantgarde are true innovators and are an incredibly nice team to be working with.”

Stuart Bradbury, Avantgarde London MD, said: “It’s brilliant to have Victoria joining the client services team. 

“She brings with her an exciting and successful track record in brand experience, and we look forward to her applying her skillset to Avantgarde clients and bringing a fresh perspective to the team.”