H&M Expands with Senior Hires

The design agency Holmes & Marchant has hired two new senior members of staff to support the company as it continues to grow and win new business.

Maxine Bergman joins Holmes & Marchant as business development director from design business Vibrandt @1HQ where she was new business developer, working on clients including Premier Foods, Nestle and Unilever.

Prior to this, Bergman worked at Tynan D’arcy on clients including Moet Hennessey, Fuller Smith & Turner, GSK and Coca Cola.

Also joining the company is Guillaume Furminger, who joins the business as structural designer. Specialising in the innovation and design fields, Guillaume worked as a freelance creative before joining Holmes & Marchant as a structural designer. Prior to this, he worked at ?What If! Innovation on the design team, producing work for clients such as Flora, Coca-Cola, O2 and Johnson & Johnson.

Before ?What If! Innovation, Guillaume worked in retail design and development at John Lewis and Next within their respective design studios.

John Mathers, managing director at Holmes & Marchant, said: “We’re so pleased to have Maxine and Guillaume on board. Both of them are experts in their field and I am sure they will help us to develop our brand proposition and our business.