Appointments: North East agency expands following major rebrand

A North East creative agency is expanding as it makes its transition through a major rebrand

John Knowles, left, and Andy Knowles of JAK Inc Ltd
John Knowles, left, and Andy Knowles of JAK Inc Ltd

JAK Inc Ltd, formerly known as JAK Print, has expanded into a full service marketing agency after adding digital services, including website design and social media management to its print and design offering.

The dynamic business has also appointed a new managing director Andy Knowles, to take over from his father John’s role, to lead the business’s future growth and success in its new Chester-le-Street office.

Andy, who has been with the agency for more than 10 years, has launched the business’s new digital marketing services, including website design and social media management, after high demand from clients.

He said: “As previous director, I have always been heavily involved in the business, so I’m keen to take on the extra responsibilities.

“It’s great to watch JAK Inc expand and grow into an even more successful business. We have an extremely talented team of individuals.”

John, who started the business in 2004 has now taken on the role as chairman. He said: “I have 100% faith in Andrew and, as his father, I am extremely proud of him and admire his entrepreneurial spirit.

“Having been in business together for more than 10 years, we both know each other’s strengths. He is fully competent as the managing director to lead the business forward.”

The creative business, which will continue to offer its print services, has also appointed Kellie Cooper as account manager, taking their workforce up to 16.

As well as this, JAK Inc is looking to recruit a social media manager and pay-per-click (PPC) expert, and has room to expand further in its new office space, based in Innovation House on Station Road.

Also falling under the JAK Inc umbrella is, which specialises in full colour lithography and digital printing solutions, and new caricature website

JAK Inc caters for a range of clients, including Crimestoppers. For more information please visit:


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