Icon Agency strengthens PR team with two hires

David Radestock and Shannon O'Neill

This article was originally published in Mumbrella.

Icon Agency’s PR & communications department has been strengthened with two new hires in the tech and social media sectors.

The announcement:

Integrated communications company, Icon Agency, has announced two senior appointments in its PR & communications department. David Radestock joins as director of technology and Shannon O’Neill takes on the role of digital & social director.

Icon’s executive director of communications, Fiona Forbes said: “We’re very excited to welcome David and Shannon to our team. They both bring high-impact experience and skill sets, which we believe will support our entire communications team.

“At Icon, we offer our clients end-to-end communications solutions. Our broad range of services allows us to complete complex projects under one roof, ensuring each and every team member is aligned and working effectively together.”

“David and Shannon’s appointments expand our offering by strengthening our social media capabilities and deepening our expertise in the tech sector, which will translate to more options and even better outcomes for our clients,” concluded Forbes.

Radestock was previously business director and senior business director at Ogilvy PR. David brings deep knowledge of the tech sector and has worked with major national and international tech companies including Microsoft, Salesforce, Lenovo, Twitter, and Block. His background complements Icon’s growing roster of tech clients, including Salesforce, Schneider Electric, and Luno.

Prior to Icon, Shannon worked for four years with Middle Eastern communications agency Seven Media in Dubai, including almost a year as social & digital director. With her deep expertise, Shannon will spearhead Icon’s expanded social media capabilities.

Both appointments are effective immediately.