The Collective

Panos Kats

Creative Director, Founder

A highly talented director and designer-by-trade, with a mind for strategy and planning, Panos holds over 13 years of technical skill and creative vision that has consistently left clients enamored. With a multidisciplinary range that demonstrates extensive media design experience, brand expertise and photo and video art direction, Panos continuously reinforces the critical role that strategic and sophisticated creative plays in any successful communications campaign. With an eye for detail like no other, each piece he delivers is exceptionally well thought-out, relevant and memorable.

Panos’ reputation is as much a testament to his creative talent as his inclination for building real, long standing relationships with his clients —a fundamental standard he employs, as both a measure of success and the value that sets him apart.

Previously a managing partner in a successful Toronto start-up agency, Panos has extended his strategic creative approach to enhance the integrated marketing efforts of his clientele. Building Portland Stewart from an idea into a reality, his exceptional abilities as a creative director and designer are sought-after in the creative world. Panos has also proven to be adaptable and versatile, as his talents have cultivated to include expert copywriting, detailed accounting, and dependable account management. This unparalleled skillset allows Panos to provide clients with direct access to astounding creative and fundamentals, propelling their work forward like never before.

“The relationship established with Panos as our trusted and strategic marketing partner has proven invaluable in achieving our goals, while executing the vision for our shopping centre. With Panos’ direct assistance, we established and maintained the creative vision for our brand. Panos understands the shopping centre industry and he proactively approaches each project with an exceptional eye for creativity. His ability to think outside the box in a timely manner is nothing short of exceptional. As a marketer, I wouldn’t be without Panos and his team. He offers a breadth of knowledge and support that makes my job easy. With Panos, you can count on seeing results, produced by the mindful attention that all great marketing campaigns require.”

Lindsay Holstein, Marketing Manager, RioCan Oakville Place