Vice President, Airline Specialist
Karen Gillo is a Vice President for the Portfolio Marketing Group, joining the agency in 2014. She oversees the strategic and digital media strategy and communications for clients, including devising, developing and coordinating marketing communications strategies to increase awareness for clients. She is a chief crisis communications advisor, having successfully handled large scale crises in travel industry for over 8 years.
Karen has over 15 years of experience in PR, communications and marketing, including 4 years of international experience. Her background includes senior management positions in media relations and communications roles at the Air France KLM Group in both New York and London, where she was the Head of PR & Corporate Communications for CityJet, a subsidiary of the Group. With her wealth of knowledge in the airline industry, besides her ay-to-day PR portfolio, Karen is responsible for guiding and counseling clients on airline strategy, representing them at trade events like Routes
Her background also includes experience working in the non-‐profit advocacy field with both the George Washington University and Task Force.
Karen holds a Masters of Arts in Media and Public Affairs from George Washington University and a Bachelor of Arts from Connecticut College.