MerchantCantos, the international creative communications agency, announced today that Kate Stark has joined the agency’s growing advisory team as a brand strategist.
Kate has over eight years of consulting experience for brands across a wide range of industries, from supermarkets to airlines to petrochemicals. Her past clients have included BMW, Disney, Nokia, Samsung, and eBay. She has a strong analytical background, and applies a mix of strategic rigour and creativity to solving the most complex brand problems. Prior to MerchantCantos, Kate worked for creative consultancy Lippincott, and management consultancy Oliver Wyman. She has an MA in Geography from Oxford University.
Kate says: “Brand is a powerful tool to solve business issues, affecting how people feel and how they behave towards your company. I’m excited by the talent and capability at MerchantCantos to make brands come alive."
“We are delighted that Kate has joined us,” says Richard Carpenter, Managing Partner at MerchantCantos. “Everything we do has a brand element to it and we work on a wide range of brand-specific projects – from strategy through to activation. Kate’s international experience in this field sits very comfortably with our work and approach.”