New York, September 27, 2023 – Inspired Thinking Group (ITG) – the tech-led end-to-end marketing activation business Team ITG, and Gartner award-winning MarTech brand Storyteq – has appointed industry expert Darren Singer as Chief Financial Officer (CFO) to spearhead the company’s global growth charge.
Singer will be tasked with leading ITG’s growth plan – seeing the group expand to a truly global, tech-led business delivering localized and personalized content at scale from hubs across the UK, Europe, the US, and APAC – through a series of acquisitions and partnerships, alongside organic growth.
Darren Singer, CFO for ITG, said: “ITG has been turning heads in the marketing space for some time now. Working alongside its successful management team, I’m very excited to be part of this growth journey. The marketing, media, and advertising industries are key global sectors, and scaling our services to support major brands across the world is a priority for me as CFO. ITG already has an impressive reach, and I’m looking forward to playing a central role in continuing to expand that.”
Bringing over 25 years of experience in the media and marketing sectors, Singer joins from Global Media where he served as CFO for eight years, having previously worked for Guardian Media Group, Sky, and WPP, among others.
Simon Ward, CEO of ITG, said: “Darren has a wealth of experience leading the growth of global media brands, and we’re delighted to welcome him into the ITG to continue our expansion as one of the world’s largest independent marketing services companies and enterprise MarTech providers. Culture is an important aspect of ITG, and Darren’s background and passion for education and innovation make him an excellent addition to our family.”
Singer also holds an active role in the education sphere, sitting as a trustee and chair of finance of two academy boards.
ITG was founded in 2009 by CEO Simon Ward. The company is backed by leading investment firm Bridgepoint, with offices across Europe as well as New York and Chicago, and a total headcount of over 1,300 people.