Independent agency Laughlin Constable has promoted Katy Gajewicz to Chief Strategy Officer. Gajewicz previously held the position of EVP, Strategy at the agency, where she’s been since 2017.
She joins the executive leadership team under new CEO Anthony Romano and is tasked with evolving its Strategic Intelligence practice, including the strengthening of its Brand, Social and Communications Strategy offerings, and its Marketing Automation specialization.
Prior to LC, Gajewicz served in strategy roles at IPG’s FCB Chicago and Publicis Group’s Leo Burnett, where she led strategy for global brands under the SC Johnson umbrella, McDonald’s, Gatorade, Campbell’s, Busch Beer, Suave and many others.
The new role for Gajewicz is the third leadership appointment made by Romano, who became CEO of Laughlin Constable in September 2022. He recently recruited Amy Merchant from Havas Chicago to lead Client Engagement and added Alex Helfers from VMLY&R to lead Connected Experiences.