Two new starters for Smart Brand Partnerships Agency Mando-Connect


Mando-Connect are delighted to announce two new starters have joined the team to boost the account management side amid ongoing expansion. James Davies joined as a Senior Partnerships Manager and Katy Yates joined as Project Manager.

James Davies has spent the last 5 years helping Simply Cook grow from less than a hundred users to over seventy thousand, through acquisition and retention brand partnerships. He’s passionate about creating innovative collaborations that deliver real value with measurable results.

James has previous experience of working with Mando-Connect on the partner side, helping to deliver a successful loyalty reward for TK Maxx and Homesense. He’s looking forward to joining the team and continuing to expand our Connect Partner Bank with both established companies and new challenger brands.

Katy Yates is Mando’s new Project Manager, after working in the Media Industry for the past seven years she has worked with a broad range of Clients from BBC, ITV, Sky, ITN, CNN, the NFL, HSBC, Hitachi, Waitrose and Jaguar. She thoroughly enjoys variety, being super organised, keeping a project on track from start to finish – and in budget! She uses her communication skills and endless enthusiasm to get the job done.

James Davies, New Senior Partnerships Manager at Mando, says: “I’m really excited to join the partnerships team at Mando-Connect. Their data led approach really appealed to me and it’s a fantastic opportunity to work alongside some genuine thought leaders in our field. I’m particularly looking forward to working with some of the amazing clients that we have onboard. It’s a great time to join Mando’s team!”

Katy Yates, New Project Manager at Mando, says: “I’m really excited to be working with the great team at Mando-Connect & Mando. The range of Clients & Projects I will be working on will be a fresh & exciting challenge & I’m ready to get started!”