Agency WildKat PR has announced that Claudia Clarkson is joining as business development director. Clarkson will be based in the UK but work across its offices in London, Berlin and New York.
Clarkson comes to WildKat from Keynote Artist Management, where she worked with international artists from IMG Artists and Askonas Holt as well as with the Cliburn. Previous gigs include a stint as classical programmer at Southbank Centre and as associate producer at the Abu Dhabi Festival.
“I have worked in the music industry for many years I have become convinced that the future for the arts requires new creative and progressive strategies,” said Clarkson when discussing her appointment. “WildKat is a company that offers a great opportunity to implement strategic new thinking and to help artists and arts institutions to adjust to 21st century realities.”
Added WildKat founder Kathleen Alder: “[Claudia’s] energy, enthusiasm and knowledge is exactly what WildKat needs to grow the company and establish itself as the key player in the sector for all communication needs from PR, marketing to digital and branding…2019 has started in the best possible way for us.”