Sharkey has defected to financial shop Polhill Communications, citing a desire to focus on financial issues.
‘Cohn & Wolfe is a great agency, but it wasn’t right for me,’ he said. ‘I am looking forward to moving back into hardcore financial services.’
Sharkey is co-founder of Ludgate Communications and a former partner at Luther Pendragon. He takes the role of director at Polhill, reporting into founder and chairman Julian Polhill.
Cohn & Wolfe London has named Lee Murgatroyd as interim head of the agency’s corporate practice. He takes over the team of 20.