Purpose-driven marketing agency adds passionate storyteller to leadership team
Toronto, ON, August 9, 2016 – Kathy Murphy, President of Republic, today announced that Joline Matika has joined the organization as Vice-President.
Matika brings a depth of experience and knowledge to the growing organization, most recently as Group Account Director at KBS where she oversaw the Unilever, McCain Foods and ACE Bakery business. Prior to KBS she held progressive roles at Capital C and The Hive working to cultivate consumer-centric brands like Dove, Coca-Cola, Jack Daniel’s and Miller Genuine Draft.
“Joline epitomizes the three characteristics we look for in every team member – she’s smart, she’s nice and she’s fun,” says Republic’s president Kathy Murphy. “I’m thrilled to have her join the Leadership Team. She is going to play an important role in helping us create the agency we’ve always wanted to work for; a place where great talent from across marketing disciplines can come together to help our clients advance their purpose and grow their business.”
“Every once in while you meet someone who you instantly connect with, someone who sees the world the same way you do and who shares the desire to do things that do good. Kathy was one of those people,” adds Matika. “I am very excited to join Kathy and the Republic team and look forward to growing the business and helping build on an already successful offering that is really striking a chord with clients.”
In her new role, Matika will oversee client service and the account teams at Republic as well as support the agency’s new business growth.
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