SPARK PUBLIC RELATIONS
President of the Marseille delegation network of Women CEOs
Marseille Provence Chamber of Commerce and Industry elected member
“Global outreach and digital” Missions
Associate director of the MYSUNNYBRAND outreach agency and founder of Spark Public Relations, Aurore Sun sees the spark in leaders and implements strategies to make them stand out. To create and tell the beautiful stories of people or companies by highlighting them so that their target audiences adhere to their messages, that is his job. And besides, she does it with passion.
An expert in communication with nearly 20 years of experience in France and abroad, Aurore Sun advises companies and executives in Personal Branding, digital strategy (employee advocacy, social selling, ambassador programmes) and public relations*.
A networks woman, she is the president of the Marseille delegation of the Women CEOs network (FCE - 500,000 women entrepreneurs worldwide). She is also an elected member of the Marseille-Provence Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCIMP), where she is in charge of international outreach and digital technology.
Personal Branding Strategist, Aurore followed the American training in Personal Branding created by the guru of the trade William Arruda "Reach Your Personal Branding" offered by the Executives Think Tank “Career Thought Leaders”. With a Master's in International Business and Finance, she also holds a Bachelor of Arts in Strategic Management from the United Kingdom. Her thirst for international culture led her to live for two years in England and eight years in Canada. She regularly operates in Morocco pending the creation of a new agency.
Public relations (but also public;)
Spark Public Relations
Marseille Provence Chamber of Commerce and Industry associate member
"Business and Innovation" and "Proximité Territorial Proximity" missions
Katia Blanc is the associate director of Mysunnybrand and Spark Public Relations. She has more than 20 years of experience in HR, marketing & communication and management.
Katia Blanc started her career in a Parisian consulting firm, after, she became an HR consultant in an international head-hunting firm (Hudson Global Resources). She then joined the Kedge Business School team for five years as Head of Recruitment Relations and then spent eight years on the management committee of a regional group in the environmental field as Director of Development and External Relations.
A woman of communication and commitment, today an entrepreneur, she is an associate member of the Marseille Provence Chamber of Commerce and Industry where she is involved in Business and Innovation missions. In particular, she represents the CCIMP on the Board of Directors of the IRCE (regional institute for the creation and development of businesses).
Promoting individuals and companies, promoting the region... Katia has made a strong commitment, notably by sitting on several boards of directors of local economic entities and centres of activity where she lobbies to develop corporate good practices in economic development, CSR and professional equality.
She also co-founded the FARES (Femmes Actives Responsables et Solidaires- Working Women's Responsibility and Solidarity) network in 2009, of which she was vice-president for 3 years. She still strives today to promote equality between individuals, for the benefit of both women and men.
Jazz & Soul singer, she has shared her passion with her musicians and her band, Blue Alert, for the last 10 years.
Katia Blanc holds a Master's degree in Management, majoring in Marketing, from Kedge Business School.
With both French and British backgrounds, Pete Stone spent 15 years in education, in particular as an associate professor at Neoma Business School where he taught Ethics and Intercultural Management courses and coordinated programmes for international students. He continued his career in HR Consulting as Director of Marketing & Operations for Hudson. He implemented Hudson's diversity policy and thus participated in the creation of the association "À Compétence Égale". In early 2009, he created Just Different, a consulting and training company in diversity, inclusion and diversity. Pete is co-author of the Equal Skills guides "How to recruit without discrimination" (Comment recruter sans discriminer), "Recruitment and sexual orientation" (Recrutement et orientation sexuelle), "People with disabilities: recruiting without discrimination" (Personnes handicapées : recruter sans discriminer) and the White Paper "Answers on Measuring Discrimination and Diversity" (Mesurer la Discrimination et la Diversité. Eléments de Réponse) published by Rouen Business School and AFMD. He is also the author of 3 chapters (on quotas, positive discrimination and the link between diversity and performance) in "L'Encyclopédie des diversités" edited by Jean-Marie Peretti. He is a member of the Board of Directors of AFIP and Konstelacio.
Expert journalist and editor
Solène has always loved words and bringing them to life. Even as a child, becoming a journalist seemed obvious. After a joint degree at Sciences Po Rennes (Institute of Political Studies) and at the Centre de formation des journalistes de Paris (Journalism Training Centre), she developed a passion for television, radio, Internet, written press... Every day is a new adventure: from commenting rugby matches to covering Ministers cabinet meeting. Over the years, Solène has become an expert in the fields of sustainable development and health. For seven years, she has decided to help companies and communities, to promote them and make their efforts known. She's the agency's editor.