MediaLink Hires Founder of The Lighthouse to Expand European Footprint

MediaLink, an Ascential company, has announced that Kathleen Saxton will join the advisory firm as Executive Vice President and Managing Director to lead and expand its European operations, the company said.

Based in London, she will report to Michael Kassan, Chairman and CEO of MediaLink. Saxton´s remit will be wide-ranging, spanning business growth, agency selection, talent advisory and strategic consulting.

Prior to founding The Lighthouse in 2009, Saxton was founding partner for Grace Blue Worldwide, an executive search and acquisition firm serving the consumer, media, marketing & communications ecosystem.

MediaLink is a strategic advisory firm operating at the intersection of media, marketing, advertising, entertainment, technology and finance. MediaLink provides counsel for navigating the age of digital disruption in the core areas of data and technology, investor strategies, marketplace development, partnership optimization, talent and organization, and transformations.

Ascential (LSE:ASCL.L) is a specialist global information company that helps the world´s most ambitious businesses win in the digital economy.