Rob Hughes joins to lead Brandex Media

Rob Hughes, new Managing Director of Brandex Media.

We are pleased to announce a new addition to the Brandex group of companies.

Rob Hughes, former Sales Director of The Insurance Insider, has joined to become Managing Director and lead Brandex Media.

Brandex Media offers media planning and buying, event planning, strategy and media/PR integration, social media strategy, insurance-focused PR, dynamic digital/video content and digital creative.

Rob spent over nine years at leading insurance title The Insurance Insider, where he was responsible for non-subscription sales across the portfolio of market-leading titles and associated websites, email news services and events. During Rob’s time at The Insider, it grew from fourth-placed title in the sector with 1000 subscribers to the market leader with 16000 and an events portfolio of some 40 events per year.

Rob said: "This move has come at the perfect time for me to combine my media and publishing experience with my understanding of the Insurance market to launch Brandex Media. Looking forward to continuing to serve the market with first-rate marketing solutions.”

Julian Steedman, chairman of Brandex Group, said: “Over many years we have enjoyed a strong working relationship with Rob for our large portfolio of insurance clients. We have a significant specialist capability within the Group to support insurance clients across all marketing and communications disciplines and now is the right time to bring Rob into the Brandex family."

The Brandex Group also includes creative brand and digital agency Brand Experience, digital corporate communications consultancy Brandex Insight, fintech marketing and communications agency Brandex Financial,  Brandex Publishing which serves the capital markets, film and animation specialists Rockstar Films and event management division 361 Events.

Rob can be contacted at