Him! has named Katie Hemmings as its new commercial director.

Hemmings has worked at the retail consultancy for two years as senior client director. She joined from Verdict Research, where she managed relationships with its biggest retail clients such as Tesco, Sainsbury’s, Morrisons and The Co-operative Group.

Since joining Him!, she had developed strong relationships across the industry, Him! said.

“I am really looking forward to working with Katie and delighted to announce her appointment as commercial director,” said executive director Jill Livesey. “Her role will be to build and develop client relationships and manage our client account managers.”