LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As Corra marks a milestone, celebrating the 1 year anniversary of the opening of their London office, the agency is pleased to announce an exciting addition to the UK team. Alex Shepherd, EMEA Commercial Director, comes to Corra with more than 15 years of experience working in many key facets of retail business. With a background in delivering advertising campaigns to drive bricks and mortar sales, and new ecommerce business, Alex is poised to drive growth to Corra’s London operations.
Alex launched his career at Carat (formerly MediaVest), where he spent more than 12 years working with brands such as Virgin Money, Holland and Barratt, Brother UK, and Talk Talk Business. He began his time at the agency as a TV buyer, and progressed to the client services department delivering client strategy and growing into the role of Associate Director. With experience working in print, direct mail, and more, he worked to efficiently deploy clients’ media budgets and honed his expertise in PPC, SEO and display advertising.
In 2014, Alex took on the role of Commercial Director at Space 48, an ecommerce agency and Magento Gold partner. There, Alex focused on the new business efforts and played a key role in driving significant growth to the company. Alex was successful in bringing on many new clients, including Gro, Silentnight, Cox & Cox, and Glamorous.
In his new position at Corra, Alex aims to put Corra on the map in the UK and highlight the agency’s key differentiators compared with other ecommerce agencies in the UK. For instance, highlighting Corra’s extensive portfolio of Magento 2 work is a key priority.
“While Corra is incredibly well known in the US market, I want to raise the profile of Corra in the UK,” Alex said. “My goal is to educate customers that we’re here, we’re serious, and we’re invested in this market.”
To get in touch with Alex for any Magento or ecommerce needs, contact him directly at AlexS@corra.com.
Corra is a New York, Los Angeles and London based digital commerce agency creating unified commerce experiences for fashion, lifestyle and beauty. Corra’s ecommerce strategy, design and technology professionals are trusted by retailers of all sizes to implement and support the Magento Enterprise and hybris platforms. To learn more, visit www.corra.com.