17 February, 2009
Zoe Ensor has been named as the new Head of Marketing for MIDAS, Manchester's inward investment and development agency.
Zoe joins from Exacta Marketing Communications where she was most recently on a two year secondment to Manchester Airport.
Prior to this, Zoe worked as marketing director for a graduate recruitment company and has also had senior roles at the Edge Partnership, Powell Communications and Staniforth. Zoe has a background in journalism and worked for local newspapers in the Manchester area including the Guardian MEN Group and the Messenger Group before moving into the marketing sector.
Colin Sinclair, Chief Executive of MIDAS, said: “It’s fantastic to have Zoe on board. Her experience and expertise will be a great asset to MIDAS as we look to further improve Manchester’s standing as a leading location choice for business. Zoe brings even greater strength to our offering and I am delighted to welcome her to the team.”
Zoe Ensor said: “This is a great opportunity to make a real difference to the economic success of Greater Manchester and I look forward to playing my part in helping to promote Greater Manchester’s competitive business environment and to attracting the investment that will continue to drive economic growth here in today’s marketplace.”
“I believe that by strengthening our links with partners and raising awareness and understanding of our strengths and capabilities we can help to further develop the Manchester City Region as a world-leading business location.”
Zoe, 38, who is originally from Stockport, now lives in the Peak District National Park close to Buxton, with her husband and two children.