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Emma Paton

Strategic Brand Communications Executive, serial entrepreneur and supporter of businesses across all stages of growth cycles - from start-ups to mass scale.

About Me

Global Brand & Communications Strategist and commerce specialist with over 20 years of experience in Brand Development, Positioning, Marketing Communications, PR, Brand Building and Events across luxury categories. Co-Founder of NET-A-PORTER, THE OUTNET & MR PORTER. Previously Brand Marketing and Communications Director of Shopbop where I took the business through a re-brand in 2017. Went on to lead the US business for The Communications Store as President, where I built the business from scratch in the US market and led a team of 35 people representing over 40 luxury brands.


Ecommerce, Brand and Marketing Consultant at Emma Paton Consulting

Oct 2020 — Present

New York City, NY

President, US at The Communications Store

Dec 2017 — Apr 2020

New York City, NY

Global Brand Marketing and Communications Director at Shopbop | East Dane

Oct 2016 — Nov 2017

New York City, NY

Brand Marketing and Communications Lead, PORTER Magazine at Porter Magazine Ltd

Nov 2013 — Apr 2014

London, England

Global Head of Communications, Mr. Porter at NET-A-PORTER

Jun 2010 — Oct 2016

Senior PR and Marketing Manager at NET-A-PORTER

Mar 2009 — Jun 2010

Global Head of Communications, NET-A-PORTER at NET-A-PORTER

Feb 2000 — Sep 2016

New York City, NY

Global PR Manager at NET-A-PORTER

Feb 2000 — Mar 2009

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