Adam Kakembo has played a defining role in the transformation of Global Marketing at Aesop since joining the company in January 2019, driving the integration of Creative Marketing, Product, R&D and Compliance to meet the ever-evolving needs of the global customer through Aesop’s omnichannel presence.
As Chief Marketing Officer, Adam is responsible for maintaining the unique ways in which Aesop has connected with its customer for over 30 years and reimagining this experience for a brand that now has a presence in over 23 markets worldwide. Through his creative and strategic leadership Adam unites a global team based out of London and Melbourne, travelling frequently to regional locations across the 4 trading regions Americas, Australia and New Zealand, Asia and Europe.
Before joining Aesop Adam’s experience was mainly within the fashion arena. He was Chief Marketing Officer at Scotch & Soda, prior to which he was at VF Corporation working on Wrangler, as the Vice President of Design, Product and Marketing. Previous brands include Levi Strauss & Co., Timberland and Loewe. Adam is a father of two and his extracurricular interests range from taking in art exhibitions to cross-country motorcycle trips in far flung parts of the world and flying light aircraft.