Emma Keenan is the Executive Director of ICOM, a global alliance of over 60 owner-led advertising, media and marketing communications agencies, spanning more than 50 countries and covering all major markets.
Prior to ICOM, Emma was Vice President/Partner of an independent media relations and digital agency, based in Paris. She was responsible for developing the agency’s portfolio of international clients and for growing the operational team to cover over 28 markets. She also helped to set up the agency’s Chinese subsidiary and oversaw its portfolio of Asian clients, regularly providing media and crisis communication training to companies in China looking to communicate internationally. She created the agency’s digital communication department and rolled out these services on a pan European and international level.
Emma is truly an international marketing and communications executive. She is British born and educated, spent several years in Argentina and Spain as a media trainer, and is now headquartered in France. She speaks three languages, is married and has two young, Star Wars-mad sons.