LONDON, Jan. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- BPCM announces the appointment of Catherine Chapman as London Director, effective immediately.
Founded in 1999 by Vanessa Weiner von Bismarck and Carrie Ellen Phillips, BPCM (Bismarck Phillips Communications & Media) is a dynamic global player in PR & Marketing within fashion, luxury, beauty and lifestyle, specialising in brand building and communications with offices in New York, Los Angeles and London.
Chapman will be responsible for leading and promoting the business and client base throughout the UK as well as establishing the London office as a gateway for Europe, continuing the growth and diversification of BPCM's already extensive fashion portfolio.
"Vanessa and I welcome Catherine to the BPCM team. Her arrival signals our commitment to our clients and our view that the UK market continues to be a significant one. Catherine's enthusiasm for brand development, leadership skills and vision for BPCM London made her the ideal candidate for us. Her experience working with top tier brands as well as understanding of the online retail landscape will allow BPCM to offer our clients an even better service." Carrie Phillips, Partner, BPCM Worldwide
Chapman joins from NET-A-PORTER.COM where she held the position of Global Head of Public Relations in charge of leading the worldwide PR & communications strategy across fashion, beauty and publishing for the luxury fashion online retailer. During this time she managed a network of PR agencies and consultants in France, Germany, Middle East, Russia, China, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore and the US. Prior to this, Chapman was Fashion Director at Modus Publicity and ran UK PR campaigns for a variety of luxury & fashion clients including Calvin Klein, Boucheron, Uniqlo, Puma, H.Stern, Ferragamo and Bell & Ross.
BPCM London currently represents Aldo, Azzaro, Current Elliot, Helmut Lang, Joie, Longchamp, Pamela Love, Robert Rodriguez, Suno and new client wins include Edie Parker and Osman.