NEWS29 April 2019

Crowd DNA hires two ex-Flamingo staff

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UK – Cultural insights and strategy consultancy Crowd DNA has appointed Yuka Uchijima and Dunstan Kornicki as strategic insights directors.

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Uchijima (pictured) joins the company from innovation start-up Kitchen8, where she was a senior insight and innovation strategist. Prior to Kitchen8, she spent five years at Flamingo, firstly in the company’s Tokyo office and later in London, leading the media collective team.

Kornicki was formerly client director at Flamingo London, and prior to that held the role of managing director at the company’s Mumbai office.

Andy Crysell, group managing director, Crowd DNA, said: "Yuka and Dunstan are exciting additions to our team, and point to our focus on adding to the senior level expertise we can offer our clients. Both come with first-rate experience across diverse global markets and the categories that matter most to us."