Stacey Thorpe is a respected global marketing professional with experience that stretches twenty-five years. She has worked for leading brands around the world; in food & beverage, fashion, beauty, retail, finance and automotive. Today she leads CREATISM.
She began working at The Australian Wool Board and Elizabeth Arden in Sydney, Australia. In 1991 she moved to London and began a ten-year marketing career with McDonald’s Corporation. Starting in Europe, she was a part of the marketing communication team with the McDonald’s Development Company responsible for the expansion of the brand across Europe. She then moved to serve as Country Marketing Director for McDonald’s Argentina followed by 3 years as the Marketing Advisory Board Member. She concluded her work with McDonald’s on the agency side of the business working across Asia.
Returning to Australia, Stacey moved to the advertising and promotions agency of Toyota and Lexus as a Brand and Retail Marketing Strategist, working in conjunction with the corporate marketing department and the dealer network.
In 2006 Stacey took the position of Marketing Director at Visa International with responsibility for Australia and New Zealand.
More recently Stacey worked as Head of Marketing for Corporate Express, part of the Staples Group, honing her B2B skills and then returning to the fast food industry as a Marketing and Strategy consultant.