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Kate Stanners

Chairwoman & Global Chief Creative Officer

Saatchi & Saatchi

LONDON, UK // Kate was appointed Global Chief Creative Officer for the Saatchi & Saatchi global network in April 2016 and was further announced as Chairwoman in September.

Based in London, Kate is also the Chief Creative Officer for London. She oversees Saatchi & Saatchi’s creative output, the creative talent of the network, and global clients that include Proctor and Gamble, Mondelez, General Mills and HSBC.

Kate has been at Saatchi & Saatchi for 12 years, joining as Executive Creative Director in 2005. She has helped to transform the agency from a traditional advertising model, to a fully integrated, digital and social communications offering; and along the way produced award winning campaigns such as T mobile’s Liverpool Street flash mob, Carlsberg’s Old Lions, Visa’s Running Man and Pampers Pooface.

Prior to Saatchi, Kate set up a communications company, Boy meets Girl, and before that was a Founding Partner of the ground breaking St Lukes in 1995 - famous for its revolutionary working practices, as well as progressive work for clients such as Ikea, Eurostar, BBC, Boots, Midland Bank, Sky television, and many government projects.

Kate started her advertising career at the boutique creative agency GGT, where she worked as an Art Director creating campaigns for Cadbury Creme Egg, as well as Flake, Holsten Pils, Nurofen and Lurpak among many others.

Kate studied Art at Liverpool Art College, leaving with a degree in Graphic Design. She lives in London with her son, Otto, husband David, and dog Rocky. She is an active member of WACL and regularly mentors female creative talent.