How premium brands are leading economic recovery

with Madalina Carstea and Gonzalo Garcia Villanueva

In a post-pandemic world rocked by disruption, premium brands have proven that they can help a business not only recover from economic downturns but become more powerful than ever. In this episode, GfK's CMO, Gonzalo Garcia Villanueva, sits down with our Head of Brand and Marketing Intelligence, Madalina Carstea, to go over new insights on how you can maintain and build your premium brand.

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Gonzalo Garcia Villanueva
Global CMO

Gonzal has over 20 years of marketing experience managing different disciplines such as strategy, demand generation, events, branding, pre-sales, PR, etc, covering different markets and vertical sectors. He is results-oriented and leads a number of multinational campaigns, research projects, digital and social media initiatives, and revenue generation programs.

Madalina Carstea

Madalina Carstea
Head of Global Sales, Brand and Marketing Intelligence

Madalina is a strategic-minded, determined, and results-oriented leader. She has experience in building, leading, and managing effective cross-functional teams. With a strong background in marketing and sales, she maintains a global mindset, working effectively in complex, multinational environments.

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