Building Blocks (part of Dept) Appoints New Managing Director In The United States.


Building Blocks (part of Dept) is excited to announce the appointment of David Hegarty as Managing Director in the United States.

With full responsibility for the leadership and development of Building Blocks’ business in the United States, David Hegarty will play a key role in building client relationships, driving sales and creating thought leadership in digital strategy and transformation for Building Blocks and their clients.

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David Hegarty joins at a key point in the agency’s growth, with record clients and increased headcount, he will be instrumental in developing the technology firm's outstanding reputation amongst enterprise organizations in the United States.

With 20 years of experience in the technology sector, David Hegarty brings with him a strong skill-set and an excellent reputation for relationship building, high performance and team leadership.

In his previous appointment, David was a senior leader at a large global marketing services agency, Epsilon, where he was the Senior Director for Digital Transformation. In this role, he was responsible for large digital programmes of work for various Fortune 100 companies, predominantly implementing the Adobe Marketing Cloud platform, including AEM and Adobe Target.

Commenting on the appointment, CEO, Jasper van de Luijtgaarden:

“I am delighted that David Hegarty will be joining us as Managing Director in the United States. David is very familiar with a number of our partners' technologies (even from a hands on implementation perspective) and we are confident that his consulting skills and partner relationships will help us to win new clients and projects as well as supporting our excellent US team.”

David Hegarty added,

It is with great enthusiasm that I join the team at Building Blocks and Dept. Based on the rich history and success in Europe and the UK, in my view, we are perfectly positioned to be a disruptive player in the North American market as a full-service agency. Our overall solution brings into the market a data driven marketing capability, together with top notch technical services that enable enterprises to transform into customer centric organizations with a partner they can trust.


Tricode - DEPT Office - Research Stretegy


Boston Office Relocation


Building Blocks (part of Dept) Appoints New Managing Director In The United States - Causeway Street Building


The team in Boston have also had a rather exciting time with an office relocation! The team has moved to 226 Causeway Street, a bustling area close to the harbour with Uber and Converse for neighbours.


Building Blocks (part of Dept) Appoints New Managing Director In The United States - Causeway Street


About Building Blocks (part of Dept)

Building Blocks is part of Dept - an international network of leading digital agencies. From their offices across Europe and the US, 600 of the most talented and experienced people in our industry combine creativity, technology and data to deliver digital products and services that build brands, grow businesses and make people’s lives easier.

Dept is made up of the agencies TamTam, Expand Online, a friend of mine, Second Degree, Building Blocks, Studio Dumbar, Be Excellent, Trust Agents, Unskippable, ebrella, Webfactory and Tricode. The network has 600 employees, a combined turnover of over €60 million, and offices in Germany, UK, US, the Netherlands, Ireland and Spain.

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