Madano makes senior appointments

London-based comms consultancy Madano has appointed a new head of insights, and promoted the incumbent in that role to a new position.

Lee Gazey (pictured) has joined Madano as head of insights. He takes over the role from Gareth Morrell, who has been promoted to managing director, head of strategic capabilities.

Gazey has over 20 years of experience working in strategy, research, and consulting within the pharmaceutical and healthcare industry. Before joining Madano, he worked in senior leadership roles at Ne:on Health, BCW, Hall & Partners and Flamingo Health.

Lee Gazey

In this new role, Gazey will report to Morrell and lead Madano’s insights practice, developing the agency’s data science capabilities and an AI-powered research co-pilot.

As managing director, head of strategic capabilities, Morrell is to lead integration across Madano’s insights, creative and digital practices.

Gazey said: “I’m thrilled to be joining Madano and continuing to develop groundbreaking products and solutions for our clients. My passion for combining technology and behavioural understanding fits perfectly with the strategic capabilities Madano already offers.

“I’ve been incredibly impressed with the team’s expertise in data driven insights, particularly in the application of AI-based solutions for our clients’ communications challenges, and I’m excited at the prospect of working with Gareth and the team to see what we can achieve together.”

Michael Evans, president and managing partner of both AVENIR GLOBAL’s healthcare comms agency Cherry, and Madano, said: “Lee brings a wealth of senior leadership experience, as well as the right sector and capability expertise we need to continue the growth of this critical part of our business.

About Madano
Madano is committed to building a better world through intelligent and creative communications supported by in-depth insights. We work with clients who are shaping the future through science, technology, and engineering, helping them tell their story, make the right connections, change attitudes, and influence behaviours. We use our insights and creative capabilities to deliver evidence-based strategies and compelling outcomes.

We enable individuals and organisations to make informed decisions on the issues that matter—adding value and driving businesses forward. Established in 2004, Madano is an AVENIR GLOBAL company.