The Birmingham office of Gateley Plc, the legal business of law-led professional services group Gateley, has appointed director Vikki Whittemore to its Client and Market Development team.
Vikki, a legal marketer for more than 16 years, was recognised as ‘Business Services Professional of the Year’ in the 2015 FirstPRO Awards and joins from Wright Hassall, where she led marketing and business development activities for over seven years. Prior to this she held senior marketing roles at both Eversheds and Shoosmiths.
A chartered marketer, Vikki is also a Board member of the Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Membership & Professional Advisory Group, which is established to uphold professional standards within the marketing profession.
Vikki said: “I am delighted to join Gateley at this exciting time. As the first law firm to float, the firm’s dynamic strategy is to deliver excellent law-led professional services which support its clients’ business needs.
“Over the last 16 years, the legal sector has changed considerably and Gateley’s pioneering approach has meant that it has been able to invest in complementary services which help its clients to do business in a straight-talking and collaborative way.
“I look forward to being part of the firm’s continued success.”
Vikki is tasked with driving the company’s go-to market strategy covering business development, marketing, communications and bid and tender support.