IDS | Katie Walker and Andy Blank

IDS | Katie Walker and Andy Blank

Katie Walker has joined as a marketing executive and Andy Blank as a web developer. The marketing team is now six people strong.

John Bagshaw, managing director at IDS, said: “We’re delighted to welcome Katie and Andy to the IDS team. They have a wealth of experience that I’m sure will be an asset to our growing business, helping IDS to build on and create long and profitable relationships with present and prospective customers in our 20th anniversary year.”

Walker has more than nine years’ experience in marketing roles where she has gained significant experience in areas such as product launches, stand design and developing content for trade shows and exhibitions.

She said: “What I’m looking forward to most is the challenge of applying my experience within a new market, both for my personal development and to add value by bringing new ideas to the table. I’m really excited to be a part of such a professional team within a growing organisation.”

Blank has 23 years’ experience as a web developer. Working closely with IDS’s digital marketing coordinator, he will use his knowledge and skills to enable the business to secure a greater online presence. He will also be responsible for continually improving the usability and e-commerce functionality across the 14 websites managed by IDS.

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Blank said: “I am really looking forward to helping the business develop its online presence and e-commerce capabilities, with the long-term vision of making IDS one of the UK’s digital leaders within the industry.”

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