Kat Garcia has been promoted to director of international media at L.A.-based SSA Public Relations. According to company’s chairman and CEO Steve Syatt, Garcia will work with London-based managing director Karine Fouchet to oversee the shop’s global client base. She will also tackle market-related publicity strategies for clients attending trade shows such as NATPE, Toy Fair, MIP-TV, MIPCOM JR and Brand Licensing Show.
“The combination of Kat Garcia in L.A., Carolyn Lipkins in New York and Karine Fouchet in London gives SSA the finest team in international media relations,” notes Syatt.'”Kat has served our clients with full effectiveness and commitment, and we look forward to benefiting from her dedication, caring and creativity, as she assumes her expanded role with SSA.”
Garcia joined SSA two years ago as publicity coordinator. She holds a B.A. in economics/accounting from Claremont McKenna College. Breakthrough Entertainment, National Geographic Kids, Cookie Jar, 4Kids and Earthworks are among SSA’s animation-related clients.