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Changes At The Top For Creative Events Company, Meet & Potato

Creative events company Meet & Potato (M&P) has today announced Karen Clarkson has taken the reins as Managing Director, with Founder Jon Kelly moving to CEO.

Having worked for the company for up to 10 years, Karen’s new role will see her manage the ongoing relationships of all clients and have a broader, more strategic role in the direction of the business.

After announcing new team members and a new videography department, the business needs a strong leadership team to lead it to its next stage of growth.


Talking about the announcement, M&P Founder, Jon Kelly, said: “As the business grows, it became clear we needed a strategic leader to guide the team through our next chapter and ensure our roster of long term clients are receiving the consistent quality and level of service that we are known for. Karen is the perfect person for this and as a well respected member of both the team and the wider industry, I am confident she is the right woman for the job.”

“Jon will remain in the business, with a core strategic focus on attracting new business across all sectors, with a particular focus on retail and automotive.


Talking about the news, Karen Clarkson, added: “There’s a real sense of change happening within the business as we grow and after a tumultuous few years across all industries I’m hugely excited to take on this new role and support the business, its clients and our expanding team.”


Meet and Potato (M&P) create events and produce content to showcase their clients’ unique voice and vision. Whether it’s a conference, gala dinner or awards ceremony, a product launch or experiential brand roadshow, a creative presentation deck or full video production, M&P makes emotional connections between brands and their audiences with immersive experiences and stories designed to entertain, educate and inspire. The agency works across all sectors with amazing clients such as Mercedes-Benz, Poundland, Holland & Barrett, Hotel Chocolat, Beauty Bay, Dunelm, Magnet and BASF.

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