Frantic Assembly has appointed Kerry Whelan as Executive Director and Joint Chief Executive. Whelan joins Frantic Assembly from BalletBoyz Ltd and willtake up his post in January 2018, workingtogether with Artistic Director and co-founder Scott Graham to bring thecompany's ambitious plans for the future to fruition.
Kerry Whelan said, "I am thrilled to be joining Frantic Assembly, having long admired itsbrave and ground-breaking work. Through its stage productions, educationoffering and training programmes the company has become synonymous withcollaborative, original, diverse and inclusive activity. I look forward tocarrying on that work with Scott, the Trustees and fantastic staff team and todeveloping new projects and opportunities."
Frantic Assembly's Artistic Director Scott Grahamsaid, "I have always been impressed by Kerry and Iam absolutely thrilled that we get to bring that drive and vision into the FranticAssembly team. These are exciting times for the company and I can't wait for usto get started!"
Frantic Assembly's Chair Sian Alexander said, "We are thrilled to appoint Kerry Whelan as Executive Director andJoint Chief Executive alongside Scott Graham. Kerry brings exceptionalleadership skills as well as extensive experience of enabling bold andambitious creative work. We are excited for the future of Frantic Assemblyunder their joint leadership."