The media strategy consultancy, MSc, has appointed Darren Rubins as
managing partner, to work alongside the agency’s founding managing
partner, Louise Jones.
Rubins, a planning director at MediaVest, will join the agency in the
spring. He will take on responsibilty for providing the agency with a
greater client focus, as well as sharing the responsibilities of running
MSc alongside Jones.
Jones, who has been seeking a partner for six months, said: ’We have
been building the company quickly over the last few years and the
climate is perfect for a company specialising in media strategy.
’Darren is people-focused and clever, which is exactly what I need to
move the company on and achieve great things.’
Rubins worked with Jones at Still Price Lintas in the early 90s. He has
been at Media-Vest for four years and was promoted from associate
director to planning director last year. Previously, he worked for
MediaCom as an account manager.
MSc is a joint venture between the media agency, New PHD, and the
creative agency, Partners BDDH. Its key clients include Bradford &
Bingley, British Midland, Mercedes, Ski, Talking Pages, Yell.com and the
Co-operative Wholesale Society.
Rubins said: ’The company is well placed to offer an independent but
informed view on media. It has a great client base and has a bright team