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Scotland Commercial Forum


Brian Coane (Forum Chair) - Head of Digital at Republic of Media

Brian is a Partner at The Leith Agency where he leads the agency’s largest integrated accounts covering projects from brand development through to multi-media campaigns. He has 10 years experience of working on social marketing including the ground-breaking campaign to introduce the ban on smoking in public places in Scotland. Other areas of experience include nation branding and international marketing for economic development and tourism. Prior to joining Leith, Brian was responsible for marketing communications activity for Eon and Barclays Bank throughout the United Kingdom. He started working life at market research agency Millward Brown.

Rosie Torrie - Account Director at Story UK

Rosie has worked at Story UK for 8 years, first entering as a Graduate Account Executive, and within 3 years, being promoted to Senior Account Manager and going on to win the Rising Agency Star of the Year at the Marketing Society Star Awards in 2013. Since gaining expertise from all aspects of agency life and working across a range of sectors, 2017 saw Rosie being promoted to Account Director level and now helps train new graduate trainees & work placements at Story. She is also part of the internal Story Management Group. Sector experience: Finance, Property, Education, Food & Drink. Experience includes: brand positionings, packaging design, advertising, digital implementation, CRM, on/off trade comms, social & event marketing.

Jane McTaggart - Director at MediaCom

Jane has worked for MediaCom for 12 years, starting as a Planner/Buyer and working her way up to her current position as Board Director. As well as her position on the board, she also heads up one of the client teams within the agency who are responsible for the strategic direction and media planning and buying across a range of clients in a number of sectors - retail, travel, finance and home improvements.
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