27 April 2021
Ekaterina Shatalova joins EM as agency further strengthens senior team in Moscow

EM, the leading strategic communications and investor relations advisory firm for clients in Russia, China and other emerging markets across Eurasia, is pleased to announce a new senior hire in its Moscow office as the agency further strengthens its market leading offering.

Ekaterina Shatalova, a senior PR consultant with extensive background in business journalism, joined EM on 26 April. Most recently, she spent more than two years working for a London-based PR consultancy where she advised a wide range of Russian clients in various sectors including oil & gas, metals & mining, chemicals and retail. Ekaterina developed and executed media campaigns in the UK, continental Europe, the Middle East and Asia (China, Japan and South Korea).

Prior to her transition into PR, Ekaterina worked as a business journalist and editor for Bloomberg News as well as at Interfax in Moscow. She holds an MBA from SDA Bocconi, one of Europe’s top five business schools, and a degree in Journalism from Moscow State University.

Tom Blackwell, co-founder and Chairman of EM, said:

“Katya is another brilliant addition to our team and brings a perfect blend of media and agency experience, deep knowledge of the global media landscape and diverse sectoral and geographic experience. She will enhance our ability to execute on complex strategic projects around the globe for our clients, and will help us to further capitalize on new opportunities amid the post-COVID economic recovery and market transformation.”