Maher rejoined the agency in July as a commercial director and has been promoted to MD. She previously worked at Havas Just – the healthcare comms arm of Havas – as commercial director for two years after leaving Man Bites Dog in 2018.
Maher has 25 years of leadership experience covering finance, commercials, operations, HR, legal and learning and development (L&D).
She has previously held senior roles at consultancies in the healthcare, L&D and recruitment sectors, as well as professional services firms MacIntyre Hudson Advisory Services and BDO.
Man Bites Dog founder and chief executive Claire Mason said: “We are delighted to welcome Mary Maher back to Man Bites Dog as managing director. Mary’s appointment strengthens [our] offer as we embark on our next phase of growth.”
Maher added: “I am delighted to be returning as managing director to the Man Bites Dog pack. I am looking forward to working again with this smart, talented and supportive team. The work we do is truly inspirational and the positive commitment throughout the team shines through.”