Karen Blackett, OBE Chairwoman of MediaCom UK has been recognised by Advertising Age and Women in Advertising and Communications London, as a Woman to Watch in 2016, making her part of the inaugural class of female executives who are changing the marketing landscape.
Karen was promoted from CEO to Chairwoman of MediaCom UK in 2016. Some of Karen's biggest achievements in her five years as CEO includes: establishing the apprenticeship programme for 18-24 years-olds, le?ading on MediaCom's Tesco Pitch, winning the $135 million billing and ?transforming MediaCom's diversification, evolving agency employees from 11%-20% people of colour – black, Asian and other ethnicities.
In February, Karen was named president of the National Advertising Benevolent Society (NABS), a leading UK? non-profit group for advertising and media, championing? those that work in the industry. In 2014, Karen was awarded an OBE in the annual Queen's Honours list, for services to the media industry.???
You can find Karen's full article read more on the other honourees HERE.
?Congratulations to Karen on such a wonderful recognition.?