We Are Social promotes Garrett Dearey to Global Head of Growth

Garrett Deary WAS

We Are Social has promoted Garrett Dearey to the newly-created role of Global Head of Growth, having most recently undertaken the role of head of partnerships.

Garrett Dearey

As global head of growth, Dearey will lead the growth strategy of We Are Social, drive business expansion across all regions, embed the We Are Social brand, awareness and reputation in the marketplace.

The role will focus on large multi-geography and multi-disciplinary opportunities as well as supporting new markets, and helping the agency to turn clients’ needs and market trends into inputs for product development.

Dearey has a profound knowledge of the marketing services industry landscape and has a wealth of experience of partnering with some of the world’s largest brands within digital content, creative, data and technology.

Jim Coleman, Regional Lead UK & North America, UK CEO at We Are Social, said: “Garrett has done a spectacular job at driving new business into the agency and overseeing our marketing efforts. 

“His strategic thinking will be invaluable to the executive team and agency country CEOs and his proactive leadership will set the direction, priorities and execution plan of the business development and marketing teams. 

“He’ll be a valuable part of the global team, helping us to expand our incredible client portfolio worldwide.”

Commenting on his appointment, Dearey said: “Being a part of We Are Social is an absolute pleasure; we’ve witnessed real growth and the addition of several stellar clients. 

“It’s an exciting time to join the global leadership team, as we continue to expand worldwide, and I’m thrilled to support our global offices in creating new opportunities and forming valuable relationships.”