Anne van Merkensteijn - International Marketing and Communication Director, Italy

Anne is a skilled brand builder with national and international business experience in vastly diverse realities:  20 years as a marketer at Procter & Gamble, and 2+ years in Percassi, a family-owned Italian retailer expanding globally.    

She has held brand management roles at global, regional and local levels, with specific experience in beauty (cosmetics, hair), petcare, retailer marketing and e-commerce. She has in-depth experience in media and communications, brand PR and social, and has been actively leveraging the digital marketing space for 10+ years.

American by birth, European by choice (having lived in France, Switzerland and Italy), Anne is a native English speaker also fluent in Italian and French.  She holds a university degree from Columbia College in NY and a Master in Marketing and Corporate Communication. She is married and is the proud mother of three children.