Parkus shines bright at Carat in new role as Client MD

Carat has appointed Elliot Parkus, formerly managing director of Blackwood Seven UK, to the new role of Client Managing Director.

Reporting directly to CEO Rick Hirst, he will be responsible for owning the client relationship end to end, delivering gold standard service and creativity from across the Dentsu Aegis Network. Prior to this move, he was responsible for setting up the UK operations for Danish AI agency Blackwood Seven. He has over 25 years’ industry experience.

Before starting at Blackwood Seven he was MD at Arena Media, and his career also included long spells at Publicis Media Groupe agencies Zenith Media and Starcom MediaVest Group, where he rose to Operations Director. He has worked on some of the UK’s largest client brands, including BT, BMW, Mars Masterfoods, Scottish & Newcastle (Heineken), Samsung, Dominos and Royal Mail.

We wish Elliot, Rick and the entire team at Carat and the wider Dentsu Aegis Network all the very best for this latest Victorious Partnership.