NEWS28 October 2021

Canvas8 expands US team

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UK – Strategic insights practice Canvas8 has appointed Marian St Laurent as its first US-based insights director.

Marian St Laurent

St Laurent (pictured) will be based in New York and will lead Canvas8’s semiotics work, working with teams in Los Angeles in London.

Before joining Canvas8, St Laurent had director of cultural insight roles at Truth Consulting in London and New York, and Black Bamboo in New York.

Canvas8 said the appointment was part of a planned expansion in North America.

Nick Morris, managing director and founder at Canvas8, said: “We are delighted to welcome Marian, and her deep expertise in cultural semiotics, to our Canvas8 team.

“Her appointment is an important step in fuelling our ambitious expansion into North America.”