NEWS5 September 2018

Kitchen8 hires insight and innovation strategist

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UK – Innovation agency Kitchen8 has appointed Yuka Uchijima as senior insight and innovation strategist.

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Uchijima joins the company from Flamingo, where she was associate director. Prior to joining Flamingo in 2013, she worked in design at Panasonic. Her work with clients has included Unilever, Diageo, Chanel, Google and Netflix.

In her new role, Uchijima will help develop Kitchen8's insight, foresight, ideation and prototyping services.

Daniela Barrera, chief executive and founder of Kitchen8, said: "Yuka brings significant experience working across truly international brands in the space – this, added to Yuka’s own international background makes her a perfect fit for Kitchen8 as we expand our offer and footprint."

Founded in 2011, Kitchen8 has offices in Singapore and London.