Ykone appoints Bruno Kaufmann as Independent Director


Ykone, world leader in Influence Marketing for Beauty and Luxury brands, is proud to announce the appointment of  Bruno Kaufmann as an independent member of the Board of Directors.

Previously international Director of Multichannel Communication for Cartier the jewelers for more than 4 years, Bruno was in charge of media investments and digital activations for all categories (corporate, jewellery, watchmaking, fragrances, leathergoods). During this period, he worked with Ykone on various of Cartier’s International Campaigns. Bruno developped his media expertise first in New York and then over 6 years he spent in Paris as a strategy planner with KR Media (Group WPP), before joining Philips then Cartier. With his interest in innovation, he has accompanied and advised numerous startups and entrepreneurs.

Sitting on Ykone’s Board of Directors, Bruno will accompany the company as they reflect on their big strategies, notably the product offered, technological developments and international development. He will advise the board alongside other directors, among them Samantha Jerusalmy, representative of Elaia Partners.

Whenever we have worked together in the past, I have seen Ykone’s professionalism and creativity strengthening attractive international brands. The company seems uniquely positioned to help the best brands interact with the influencers of tomorrow in the world. I am delighted to collaborate with Olivier and Ykone’s Board of Directors as we work on strategy and international development.  – Bruno Kaufmann

2016 was a year marked by a huge increase in activity, with more than 46% increase in revenue, bringing the consolidated revenue to more than 7.35m€. This increase is tied to the loyalty of our big clients, such as Dior, Swarovski, L’Oréal, Moët & Chandon, as well as to our offices in Dubaï, Berlin, London, Copenhagen and Bangalore, making Ykone the first Influence Marketing agency to be present on 4 continents, with 7 offices.

For more information about this appointment you can write to:

Olivier Billon – olivier@ykone.com
Bruno Kaufmann – bruno@curiosityandpartners.com