MARCO, the international communication agency based in Spain, strengthens its international team to serve a growing portfolio of institutional and global clients like the Union for the Mediterranean (UfM) and the European Investment Bank (EIB). The consultancy firm, recently recognised by The Holmes Report from Provoke as the fastest growing Spanish agency in 2019, has recruited senior consultants Mario Skouras and Doreen Otieno-Finger.
Mario Skouras joins the MARCO team as Project Manager in the EU Affairs division and will be based in the Madrid office. Mario holds a degree in Arts and European Studies from the University of Essex, as well as a Masters in International Relations and Affairs from the Diplomatic Academy in Vienna. He has more than 10 years of varied experience in the European Council, as well as consultancy work for the PA & PR agency Interel, where he spent more than seven years. Mario is multilingual and fluent in five languages: English, Spanish, German, Greek and French.
Mario says he is “very excited to join MARCO and its amazing team. As Lao Tzu once said – a journey of a thousand miles begins with a first step – so let’s buckle up and enjoy the ride!”
Doreen Otieno-Finger joins MARCO as a Content Manager and Editor and will be based in our Barcelona office. Doreen has a Bachelors Degree in Media, Culture and Communication from Liverpool John Moores University, a Masters Degree in International Journalism from the University of Leeds, a Diploma in Global Journalism from Harvard Summer School, as well as an MBA in Communication and Public Relations from the EU Business School. She has more than five years of experience as a journalist in various media houses such as Voices of America and The Star Newspaper of Radio Africa Group, as well as content creation at MediaCrest. Doreen is also multilingual and speaks English, Spanish and Swahili.
“I am excited to join MARCO, even in these difficult times. I look forward to using my skills and talents to help position MARCO’s clients.” Says Doreen.
Didier Lagae, founder and CEO of MARCO says “The current economic context makes it more necessary than ever to communicate in an emotional way. MARCO continues to focus on talent in its 10 offices on 4 continents”.