Willis Owen, one of the UK’s leading investment platforms, has appointed the integrated, award-winning financial services communications and reputation management consultancy MRM. The brief is to assist Willis Owen’s expansion and client acquisition plans via proactive and reactive PR, comms and social media.
MRM will be responsible for helping to devise strategy and ensure execution and the team will be working day to day alongside Head of Personal Investing Adrian Lowcock. Willis Owen now has around £1bn of funds under management and has worked with 150,000 customers since it was founded twenty years ago. The announcement further strengthens MRM’s experience and credentials in the retail investment world adding to its already extensive and impressive client list.
Chris Tuite, Head of consumer finance at MRM says:
“Willis Owen is a business on the up. The management team has ambitious growth plans and are putting all the pieces in place to support that. Their mission is to help more and more people in the UK to own their own financial future and we are delighted to help play our part in helping them to achieve that.”
Adrian Lowcock, Head of Personal Investing at Willis Owen says:
“MRM’s combination of specialist retail investment knowledge and consumer finance creativity means that they are the right agency for us. The culture and their unique approach to creating tailored communications campaigns is perfect for helping us achieve our ambitions and we are looking forward to working with them.”