Text 100 secures Gartner UK remit

Text 100 has seen off Weber Shandwick to land IT ­consultancy Gartner's UK account - worth around £120,000.

The appointment follows a split from two-year incumbent Bite Communications, which did not repitch (PRWeek, 12 Jan).

Prior to Bite, the account was held by August.One Communications – also a Next Fifteen agency.

Text 100 already represents Gartner in France, Germany, Singapore, Australia and the US.

Senior account director Sherrie Weldon is to head the account, reporting to Surrey-based Gartner V-P of PR Hanne Main.

Gartner’s global HQ is in Stamford, Connecticut.

The company’s research is frequently referenced in the IT press, particularly in connection with controversial IT topics.

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