Emberson Group - a fast-growing network of entirely distributed creative, marketing and lead generation agencies is delighted to announce the appointment of Laura Parsonage as Finance Director.

New Finance Director joins Emberson Group to boost acquisition strategy

Laura joins the Emberson Group board to boost its acquisition strategy and help future-proof the Group’s financial growth plans as it moves into a new phase of expansion. Overseeing the Group’s acquisitions function, Laura will also be responsible for the execution of financial strategy, control and analysis across Emberson Group.

Clare Emberson Pratt, Managing Director of Emberson Group said: “Laura is a valuable addition to the Emberson board, bringing significant financial and commercial experience from her previous agency roles. We believe in fostering exceptional talent and as a result, the people who choose to join us are likeminded and share the same purpose.”

“We are working hard to create and evolve a sustainable group of market leading, creative companies to benefit all of our stakeholders. Laura joins us at a pivotal time to support our core sustainability focus on people, profits and the reduction of our environmental impact.”

Laura Parsonage added: “I am absolutely delighted to be joining Emberson Group at this very exciting time for the business.  I have the greatest respect for the creativity, leadership and award-winning client service, coupled with Emberson’s commitment to building a sustainable future.  I’m looking forward to working with the whole group in its next phase of growth and expansion as more people join us.”

A member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants, Laura is originally from Bournemouth, and holds a BA Hons degree from Bath University.  Laura started her career at Grant Thornton, working primarily with SMEs.  Five years later, she made her first move into industry and has since worked with several design agencies helping them to build and improve their financial systems and processes.