Katya Bryzgalova and Polly Tzortzi have been promoted to executive-level positions at CATS Global Schools to lead its sales and marketing functions. Katya has been appointed Global Sales Director, and Polly becomes Global Marketing Director.
Katya has over 14 years of experience in international education. As former Global Sales Director CATS UK and Sales Director for the West region, Katya has demonstrated outstanding sales team leadership during her time with the group. In her new role, Katya will focus on nurturing and deepening relationships with partners, matching the needs of their families to the most appropriate schools in the CATS Global Schools portfolio.
Polly has in-depth sales & marketing experience in the international education sector. Previously, Polly headed up sales and marketing teams at Leeds University and Leeds Beckett University and more recently achieved double-digit growth as sales and marketing Director for Cambridge School of Visual & Performing Arts, one of CATS Global Schools 13 institutions. In her new role, Polly will lead the marketing department, which, in addition to the marketing function, also comprises business development, corporate communications and direct sales.
Talking about the appointments, Chris Stacey, CATS Global Schools CEO comments:
“I’m delighted to announce these promotions. Both Katya and Polly have a passion for excellence and have an unwavering commitment to CATS Global Schools. They have an in-depth understanding of our portfolio and the changing educational and pastoral needs of the families seeking and choosing to educate their children with us. I’m looking forward to working with them in their new roles as they drive recovery and growth.
“I would also like to take this opportunity to thank Cam Harvey, Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing, for his contribution to the group before he steps down later this month. He has shown outstanding leadership throughout his tenure, which was emphasized over the last two years during one of the most challenging trading environments in our history. I wish him every success in the future.”