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27 Feb 2017

Karen Blackett

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Karen Blackett OBE is chief executive UK of MediaCom. She began her career in 1993 at CIA Media­Network. She joined Zenith Media in 1995 as a senior planner/buyer, working on BT. Karen was later headhunted by The Media Business Group to work on the Mercury Communications account.

In October 1999 Karen was promoted to the board of directors of the newly merged MediaCom and Media Business Board. In January 2003, she became MediaCom’s marketing director.

In 2003 and 2005 Management Today named Karen one of 35 most powerful women under 35 in the UK.

In 2008, Karen became MediaCom’s chief operations director for EMEA. After three years in which MediaCom moved from being the fifth- to third-biggest EMEA network media agency, Karen was named chief executive of the UK office in January 2011.

Karen has topped this years Power List to be named as Britian's most influential Black person.

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