CREATIVE communications agency drp had rapid growth in 2016 and as the year turns the latest edition to the team is Mark Nicholls as creative director.

With more than 20 years creative industry experience, he is a highly skilled creative professional with an abundance of knowledge and talents in developing, organising and executing innovative live experience, from design to branding campaigns, as well as online and print communications.

With an extensive background in the industry, Mr Nicholls has worked as creative director for a number of top agencies including: Action Impact, BrandFuel, George P. Johnson and MCM. He has also collaborated and created with a wide variety of distinguished clients over the years such as Android, Google, HSBC, IBM, John Lewis, Orange, Rolls-Royce, Twitter and UEFA.

In his new role, Mr Nicholls will be joining the strategic and creative communications division, providing solutions to help bring to life internal engagement campaigns across branding, live events, exhibitions, video, digital, print and marketing for drp clients.

He said: "It is a terrific opportunity to become a part of such an innovative and creative agency such as drp. I am absolutely thrilled to be joining a company that has such an impressive offering of services all under one roof. I’m eager to develop live experiences for our roster of clients, it’s going to be an exciting year ahead.”