KPS3, a full-service marketing and digital communications firm, has announced Andy Walden as vice president of client strategy, adding to KPS3’s arsenal of talent. Walden joins Ayse Caglar as the second of two vice presidents of client strategy at KPS3.
Walden brings more than 12 years of comprehensive communications and marketing experience to the agency. He will collaborate and engage with the agency’s clients to lead client services and strategy for traditional, social, digital and technological solutions. Walden will also work internally to help the KPS3 team expand their skills in strategic and creative storytelling.
“Andy has a proven track record of delivering strategic-driven solutions to clients across the globe,” said Rob Gaedtke, KPS3 CEO. “Add to that a rich travel and tourism background, deep digital roots, and you can see why he is a perfect fit for KPS3.”
Walden joins KPS3 from Noble Studios, where he served as an account lead and client success manager. Walden led the agency’s travel vertical by providing ongoing strategy to help grow destination clients’ digital footprints, including Tahiti Tourisme, Yosemite, Travel Nevada and more.
Previously, Walden worked as an account manager for One to One Global (formerly Twelve Horses) where he had a hand in everything from global email strategy for Deloitte & Touche to building desktop apps for Royal Caribbean Cruises Ltd.
Walden is also a past president of the Reno-Tahoe American Marketing Association and has partnered with clients to earn more than 50 industry awards, including multiple Communicator Awards, Daveys, W3s, ADDYs, Adrian Awards, MarCom Awards, MobileWeb Awards, Summit Creative Awards and AVA Digital Awards.
Walden earned his B.A. in journalism from the University of Nevada, Reno in 2005 and his M.S. in information management from the University of Washington in 2007.
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