We've been helping brands navigate the ever-changing world of entertainment since 2001

PUSHING BOUNDARIES, LIFTING AWARDS AND HAVING FUN ALONG THE WAY

Helping some of the world's BRAVEST brands press play

Frukt Family

We’re proud of our culture, fuelled by the many unique personalities in the FRUKT family, both past and present, from DJs to film makers to late-night coders. With over 100 FRUKTees across London, New York and LA, we champion diversity and employ only the best talent in entertainment and marketing.

The Leadership Team

Mark Owens

Mark Owens

CEO
Mark Owens

Mark Owens

CEO

Appointed CEO of Rogers & Cowan in November 2015, and CEO of now aligned Rogers & Cowan - FRUKT brand in Jan 17, Mark is in an entertainment communications, content, and brand expert. Previously, Mark served as the Chief Revenue Officer for Corbis, a Bill Gates-owned digital content, entertainment and licensing company for 5 years. While at Corbis Entertainment, he was responsible for driving efforts to connect global brands and the entertainment industry through strategic brand integration and created the Branded Entertainment Network. Mark joined Corbis Entertainment in 2012 with the acquisition of the Norm Marshall Group where he was President and handled Microsoft, Heineken and GM brands worldwide for their Entertainment strategy.   Earlier in his career, he served as Managing Director at Ketchum Public Relations and Executive Vice President at Davie Brown Entertainment, responsible for brands such as Pepsi, Reebok and Mini Cooper.

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Dom Hodge

Dom Hodge

Managing Director, London
Dom Hodge

Dom Hodge

Managing Director, London

Dom has been at FRUKT since it was a start-up. First as a client at Sony, working with the FRUKT founders to launch music download stores, then as a strategist helping brands in the music space. He helped build up the FRUKT planning and creative departments and was part of the team that helped steer the sale of FRUKT to Interpublic group in 2012.

His current role as MD spans across the FRUKT offices and he works with clients around the world helping shape strategies and ideas.

When not at work he likes getting muddy walking his dog out in the countryside, collecting an unhealthy amount of old soul records, and making music in his garden studio.

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Shirley Hughes

Shirley Hughes

Managing Director, North America
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Shirley Hughes

Managing Director, North America

Shirley leads FRUKT’s U.S. partnership and marketing operations and will continue the growth of the agency’s award-winning entertainment strategy and activation services for brands including Mastercard, Cisco and Sprint. Hughes’ experience includes a career spent developing and executing global entertainment marketing strategies and initiatives for numerous Fortune 100 brands including GM, Heineken and Microsoft, along with a track record of stewarding creative development and innovative partnership models. Most recently, Hughes led global client engagement efforts at Branded Entertainment Network (Corbis). Previously, she has worked at Wasserman Media Group, EastWest Creative and Paramount Pictures.

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Jim Robinson

Jim Robinson

Managing Director, London
Jim Robinson

Jim Robinson

Managing Director, London

Jim’s worked in agencies for over 20 years with account management roles at McCann and Momentum covering a wide range of disciplines including advertising, branding, events and sponsorship. He joined FRUKT in 2011 to head up the client services team, developing processes and steering the delivery of award winning work across the portfolio. As Managing Director, Jim continues to guide account management and lead agency operations.

Outside of work, if he’s not on a beach or in a spa, Jim’s likely to be strumming his ES-335 or pounding his V drums.

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Chris Heath

Chris Heath

Managing Director, London
Chris Heath

Chris Heath

Managing Director, London

After doing time at Warner Music, dotmusic, and BT, Chris joined FRUKT in 2006. As Director of Strategy, he delivers bespoke consultancy projects for global clients.

With over ten years’ experience, Chris has managed international strategy and research projects, specialising in competitor insight, marketing insight, consumer trends, business modelling, proposition development, retail and sponsorship.

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Meilani Weiss

Meilani Weiss

Senior Vice President, Brand Integration and Product Placement, North America
Meilani Weiss

Meilani Weiss

Senior Vice President, Brand Integration and Product Placement, North America

At FRUKT, Meilani oversees Brand Integration and Product Placement for brands of all sizes. A brand integration expert, Meilani specializes in connecting Hollywood content creators with brands and building successful entertainment marketing partnerships. Seasoned in developing organic placements for technology, QSR and transportation clients, Meilani negotiates media leveraged, paid, and unpaid integrations, and deep brand partnerships across multiple platforms, including television, film, music video and digital.

Her solid relationships in the entertainment industry and personal passion for all things entertainment keeps her clients in trend-setting properties. When not immersing herself in entertainment, Meilani is an avid baker, runner and dog lover.

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Danielle Thur

Danielle Thur

Vice President Entertainment Marketing, New York
Danielle Thur

Danielle Thur

Vice President Entertainment Marketing, New York

Danielle Thur is a dynamic and creative communications professional with almost 20 years of experience in media and public relations, brand building, creative marketing and business management. As a leader in luxury lifestyle, fashion, beauty, entertainment, hospitality and events, she has held Principal positions playing an instrumental role in company development, growth, profitability and overall success at Whisper PR, EFG: Entertainment Fusion Group, and most recently Rogers & Cowan. With a results-driven reputation, entrepreneurial spirit and proven track record, Thur consistently exceeds expectations in delivering strategic, integrated media campaigns with high attention to detail, in a positive and motivating work environment.

Danielle is a born and bred New Yorker and resides in the West Village with her two Shih Tzu’s, Babygirl and Ruby.

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Hap Deneen

Hap Deneen

Senior Vice President Brand Consulting, New York
Hap Deneen

Hap Deneen

Senior Vice President Brand Consulting, New York

Hap Deneen is the Senior Vice President of FRUKT NA based in the New York office. Hap’s area of expertise is driving his clients’ marketing platforms through creating, negotiating and managing global entertainment partnerships across film, music, theme park and video game properties. Hap has enjoyed a 20+ year career in the entertainment industry in a variety of marketing roles with companies including Octagon Music+Entertainment, BBDO and The Walt Disney Company. A native of Southern California, Hap relocated from Los Angeles to New York in 2015 and lives just outside the city with his wife and two sons. The weather doesn’t bother him and the commute is much better.

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Join Our Team

We’re always on the lookout for nice, smart and inspiring people to join us in London, New York or Los Angeles. If there are no vacancies below, feel free to drop us an email and let us know why we’d be mad not to have you as part of the team.

Mid-weight Designer

London

We are looking for a highly creative and passionate individual who has experience working across a range of media and channels demonstrating versatility, creativity and strong conceptual skills. You will work closely with Senior Designers and be comfortable bringing your ideas to the table. You go the extra mile when required, working as part of a team, not an individual. With your solid experience to date you are looking for a company that will nurture your talent and respect your ideas. A new role where you can flourish and produce outstanding work that will get you and our company noticed. The design team sits within the creative services department and together they are responsible for all aspects of design and visual output across the agency. Our broad client base means that we produce a wide range of campaigns across various media including digital, print, events, experiential and filmed content.

Brand Ambassador (Based in Manchester/ Scotland)

London

Do you love the drinks Industry? Are you motivated, innovative, and enthusiastic with big passion for what you do? You could be just who we’re looking for - we’re looking for a Brand Ambassador to join our Jägermeister team. You will be based in Manchester or Scotland (Edinburgh/Glasgow). Reporting to the Senior Brand Ambassador, you’ll have a variety of location-based tasks, including educating and training, driving brand strategy and growing interpersonal relationships. You’ll have strong bartending skills, work in the drinks industry, and be super well connected with the movers & shakers within the industry

Account Manager

London

Are you energetic and smart with bags of enthusiasm and a keen eye for detail? You could be just who we’re looking for - we’re looking for an Account Manager to join one of our biggest client teams. Reporting to an Account Director, you’ll have a variety of day-to-day project management tasks and client/agency integration responsibilities. You’ll ideally have 2+ years experience in a similar agency role, managing delivery for clients in activation/brand development and be an excellent communicator.

Graphic Designer

London

We are looking for a highly creative and passionate graphic designer to join our Jägermeister team based in Camberley, Surrey. You’ll have experience working across a range of media and channels and demonstrate versatility, creativity and strong conceptual skills. This role sits within the Marketing department and will be responsible for ensuring the Jägermeister brand is represented in the best possible way in all types of media. Working alongside Jägermeister Sales and Marketing colleagues, you will be creating a wide range of visual output across various media including digital, print, events, experiential and filmed content. You will have 3+ years’ experience in a similar role, be passionate about design, will have an entrepreneurial outlook, keen to embrace new technologies and be customer and client focused.

Senior Finance Director

LA

Octagon Worldwide is looking for a Sr. Financial Director for its Entertainment Division (Rogers & Cowan/FRUKT USA), which includes operations in Los Angeles and New York.

In this role, you will report to both the President of Octagon Entertainment and the Chief Financial Officer of Octagon Marketing Global. We want someone on our team who is able to work both independently and as a member of a collaborative cohort. You will drive operational performance, evaluate/price client proposals, manage costs effectively, analyze financial performance and ensure that policies and procedures to safeguard corporate assets are followed. Your work will impact the business. This position provides for a broad array of experience (brand/subsidiary agency rolling up to a public company) giving you exposure to many facets of finance.