Agent announces new Managing Director

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As International Women’s Day approaches, Agent is proud to announce the promotion of Jeanette Gill, to the role of managing director.

Formerly operations director, Jeanette has played a pivotal role in the company’s year-on-year growth over the past 11 years.

Jeanette will work alongside Agent’s CEO & Founder, Paul Corcoran, to co-develop and roll-out the firm’s new business plan, whilst solidifying its position as a leading integrated agency in the north.

As Agent approaches its 18th anniversary, Jeanette’s core focus will be ensuring the agency continues to attract and retain the best talent, whilst reflecting the needs of clients and sectors that align with its ‘good growth’ ethos.

The promotion comes at a crucial time, as Jeanette spearheads the organisation’s journey towards B Corp certification, cementing Agent’s ongoing dedication to being a socially responsible and environmentally conscious business.

Jeanette will continue to serve as a director of Agent’s award-winning social enterprise, Agent Academy, showcasing her commitment to attracting diverse talent into the industry.

Jeanette Gill, managing director at Agent, said: “Having the opportunity to help shape the future of Agent is something I feel so privileged to be able to do.

“We are dedicated to fostering an environment where our team can bring their best selves to work every day, creating not just a workplace – but a community driven by energy, commitment, culture, and ambition.

“I am very much looking forward to working with Paul, our senior leaders and wider team to bring our new business plan to life – it’s ambitous, adventourous, and really epitomises who we are as a value-led, growing agency. My job is ensuring the business is ready for it’s next stage of development and I can not wait to lead the next episode of the Agent journey.”

Paul Corcoran, CEO & founder of Agent, said: “For every growing business, it is essential to have trusted, respected, and forward-looking leaders who embody the core values of the organisation. Good business and sustained success really comes down to having great people on your team – Jeanette epitomises that for us.

“Jeanette consistently demonstrates our values in her actions, and I have full confidence in her ability to take us to new heights, leading us through this exciting new growth chapter whilst putting her uniqiue stamp on what we do, and how we do it.

“Her promotion is a testament to her dedication, strategic thinking and exceptional leadership skills. I can’t wait to see the brilliant things she will accomplish in her new role.”

As a passionate advocate for gender equality, Jeanette will take centre stage at Agent’s annual International Women’s Day event on 8th March in Manchester. She will be joining forces with over 200 influential female leaders from across the North West, to champion and celebrate gender equity and equality in the workplace.

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