SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Oct. 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- As a pioneer in transformative brand building, market research, communications, and growth strategy, Christie & Co announced today that industry veteran Dave Kingsbury has joined the team as Christie & Co's Vice President of Growth & Innovation. Kingsbury will be leading Christie & Co's Rocky Mountains Offices based in Boulder, CO. His pioneering spirit and track record of forging new frontiers of innovation across the natural industry, outdoor industry, and beyond makes him a perfect fit for Christie & Co.
"We are so thrilled to have Dave join our team to be part of this next phase of our growth, building upon decades of experience to continue our heritage of pioneering innovative, ethical leaders, companies, products, and causes," stated Gillian Christie, Founder & CEO of Christie & Co.
Christie & Co is an award-winning communications and growth agency that has helped ethical brands, leaders, and causes take their Dreams to Mainstream for more than 25 years. Founded by Gillian Christie, the company has pioneered proprietary technologies and methodologies such as the company's Conversion Market Research™ and Growth Strategy and unique PR and Social Media offerings that guide companies' strategic growth as they scale. Having developed the campaigns to launch many first-to-market ingredients, technologies, and products, creating perceived value is paramount to lasting success.
Kingsbury is a thought leader and pioneer in successfully positioning brands through mining qualitative consumer insights, product development and innovation. Prior to joining Christie & Co, Kingsbury was New Hope's Vice President of Partnership and Product Development. Before that, Kingsbury was Senior Strategist for the Product Innovation Group at Crispin, Porter & Bogusky and led strategy for the Product Innovation Group that successfully won and worked with clients including Domino's, Kraft, Coke, Microsoft, Best Buy, Activision and Volkswagen. CP+B acquired Radar Communications in 2007, co-founded by Kingsbury. Kingsbury was also actively involved with Brammo Electric Motorcycles, Green Garage, Patagonia, North Face, Kelty, Quick Silver, HP, Levi's, Intel, and Unilever (Axe).
"After 6 years of being in the epicenter of the natural products industry, I found myself continually inspired by the vision, commitment and ethics of Christie & Co.," said Kingsbury. "I have watched them produce world class international conferences; create game changing strategy and content and stood (almost) atop 20,000 foot peaks in far flung lands – hand in hand with Gillian and Alissa. I am ecstatic about the potential of leveraging their world class legacy business and deep authenticity across multiple sectors and my network and commitment to affecting transformative change."
With Christie & Co's continued expansion with the launch of the Rocky Mountains Offices, the company ushers in its 25th anniversary with its sights set on continued growth, strategic innovation, and adventure.
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