Takumi picks Keane-Dawson as Group Chief Executive

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by Charlie Spargo

Influencer marketing service Takumi has picked a new Group CEO, Mary Keane-Dawson.

In her time, Keane-Dawson has founded three agency businesses and held C-suite leadership roles at WPP, Steak Media, Reform and Collective London. She was a previously a principal board member at Ogilvy & Mather Advertising.

At Takumi, she has held the role of non-executive board member up until now. She will join the group's London headquarters.

Takumi Co-founder & Executive Chairman, Matz Stigzelius, said: “We are delighted to have such a creative and well-known digital media expert join the team. Mary is highly respected in the industry and her appointment reflects our plans to expand our global influencer offering.

"She brings a wealth of experience and expertise to the business, having worked in the sector for over 30 years.

“We want to sincerely thank Adam Williams for his contribution, and everything he has achieved and given to the company. In his time at TAKUMI, he has been instrumental in building the company and culture we have today. We are embarking on an exciting new chapter at Takumi, continuing our successful trajectory into 2020 and beyond, and Mary is perfectly positioned to spearhead our development.”

Group CEO Mary Keane-Dawson, said: "Takumi is an incredible company and I’m so delighted to be joining at this exciting time. Our immediate plan is to expand our North America operations with the support of our exceptional shareholder base and I’m extremely excited to be leading this global expansion.”