Ann Rimmer


An uncanny knack for helping businesses grow. Ann mixes creativity, strategic thought & commercial knowledge to deliver breakthrough business growth whilst positioning brands with distinction.

Before establishing Clock Creative in 1999, Ann worked for some of the North West and UK’s leading design and advertising agencies, moving through the ranks from Junior Designer to Creative Director. Ann set up Clock to bring companies a genuine alternative to large agencies, focusing on strategic creative communications that deliver results. She worked part time as Design Adviser for Business Link during 2001 and in 2004 Ann received a post graduate Diploma in Marketing from the Chartered Institute of Marketing and has been North West Head of the Design Business Association since 2009.

Ann studied design and advertising at Salford University and is a passionate advocator of North West design excellence. She has lectured at Bolton and Huddersfield Universities on a voluntary basis and often speaks for the DBA regionally.
Ann has won numerous awards for Clock’s creative work and also business acumen. Today Ann heads up Clock’s creative strategy and communication planning, working closely with clients to deliver outstanding ROI.

As a patron of Bolton Lads and Girls Club, Ann is equally passionate about helping young people assess support to enable them to turn their lives around.

  • Work
    • Clock Creative
  • Education
    • Longridge High School