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KATE & CO APPOINTS KATE EVANS AS MELBOURNE-BASED GROUP ACCOUNT DIRECTOR


10 July 2018

Independently owned public relations agency, Kate & Co Publicity and Events, is thrilled to announce Kate Evans’ recent appointment as Group Account Director.
The agency also welcomes two new Account Coordinators, Elif Yilmaz (Melbourne) and Isabella Cummins (Sydney).

Kate Evans, who will be based in Kate & Co’s Melbourne office, brings over 20 years’ experience to the team having worked across a range of in-house and agency roles in the retail, fashion and lifestyle industries.

Kate was responsible for launching Japanese apparel retailer UNIQLO into the Australian market and has previously held National PR Manager roles at iconic brands, Sportsgirl and Target. In addition, Kate has extensive Account Director experience at some of Melbourne's most credible and well-known agencies.

Kate & Co has also appointed two new Account Coordinators.

Elif Yilmaz has joined the Melbourne team, having previously worked with Mecca Brands, Public Relations Institute of Australia and Chrohn’s & Colitis Australia.

Isabella Cummins will join the Sydney team on 23 July, having previously worked at 22 Management. She brings to the team extensive experience in talent management, having represented a range of celebrities, media professionals, broadcasters, entertainers and social influencers during her career.

Kate Keane, Managing Director, says, “We are thrilled to welcome Kate, Elif and Isabella to our team. We take great pride in hiring results-driven, personable PR professionals that reflect our agency culture and these three appointments certainly embody this.”

In addition, the Kate & Co team has seen a number of recent internal promotions including Melinda Griffith to Account Director (Melbourne), Jennifer Norris to Account Manager (Sydney) and Morgan Haynes to Account Executive (Melbourne).

Kate & Co’s talent management arm, The Co Collective, also welcomes Sarah Yarwood to the Melbourne team in a permanent talent manager role.

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