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A note from our 2023 Chair of Judges

As President of The Marketing Society I am proud to invite you to enter The Marketing Society Awards. Marketing is an ever-evolving industry and we must adapt and develop to keep ahead - How brave do we need to be to guide our teams and business into the future? Our world is constantly changing and we must find new solutions to the global challenges that all our organisations face.

Our Awards will recognise those that are leading the way in this new marketing world either as individuals, through the campaigns they produce or the new and creative solutions they put in place to achieve results. We are still looking for effectiveness and marketing excellence; all marketing activity should be effective - that is our day job - but what we really want to see are your exceptional marketing stories that truly demonstrate brave leadership in action.

The judges will be a highly experienced group of marketing practitioners and I am honoured to be leading the panel through the process for the fourth year in a row. 
 
Syl Saller
President, The Marketing Society, former Diageo CMO & Chair of Judges

Our judges

This year our panel of esteemed judges will be led by Syl Saller President, The Marketing Society, former Diageo CMO & Chair of Judges. We will be adding more judges in the coming weeks and you can view our archive of judges here, and also view our UAE judges here

JANE STILLER
CMO
ITV

Jane joined ITV in 2019 as Director of Media and was named to her current position in 2020. Before joining ITV, Jane worked across retail and consumer goods in marketing and digital roles for Marks and Spencer, innocent and Mars Chocolate. 

REBECCA DIBB-SIMKIN
CMO
Octopus

Rebecca is CMO at Octopus Energy, a multi-award-winning energy tech supplier with over 3/4 million customers across the UK. Octopus is tech-led and digital first with product, marketing, and customer service. From a utilities background, she was previously a head of product at Centrica-funded Hive.

Trevor Johnson

TREVOR JOHNSON
Head of Marketing, Global Business Solutions, EUI
TikTok

Trevor is TikTok’s Head of Marketing for Global Business Solutions, EUI. He leads a function that consists of Creative Lab, B2B Marketing and Comms, Brand Strategy and Partnership Solutions.

LINDSEY CLAY
Chief Executive
Thinkbox

Prior to Thinkbox Lindsey had roles at advertising agencies including McCann Erickson and J Walter Thompson, working on some of the industry’s biggest clients and most famous TV-advertised brands. She's a Fellow of the Society, member of MGGB and a recent President of WACL.

BECKY BROCK
Commercial & Customer Director
Costa Coffee

Becky is an award-winning marketer attracted to challenging roles and the opportunity to make a difference. Management Today selected her as one of 2015's '35 women under 35', and she has won multiple awards from Retail Week, Marketing Week Data Strategy.

YILMAZ ERCEYES
CMO
Premier Foods

Yilmaz joined Premier Foods in 2015 after 13 years with Procter & Gamble where he held both UK and international roles. He has risen through the ranks to become the company’s first Chief Marketing Officer, managing a 200-strong team.

REBECCA HIRST
CMO
EY UK

As Chief Marketing & Communications Officer at EY UK, Rebecca showcases how EY transform their client's businesses and help build a better working world for people, the planet, communities and countries. 

SARAH BARRON
CMO
Dominos

Sarah Barron has been the Chief Marketing Officer of the company since January 2021. Prior to this, she served as Chief Growth Officer at Costa Coffee.

CRAIG INGLIS
Executive Vice President
Sage

Craig has been non-executive Chairman of the Marketing Society since 2018. He leads the fiduciary Board and governance committees and works with the Executive team to develop the organisation’s global strategy, as well as being a speaker at key events.

RACHEL EYRE
CMO & Chief Customer Officer
Morrisons

Rachel joined Morrisons in April 2021 as their Chief Customer and Marketing Officer, responsible for customer service, brand & product development, marketing, price & promotions, digital, customer experience, insight and PR. 

SYL SALLER
Executive Coach
NED

Syl Saller CBE is among marketing’s preeminent global leaders of our time with experience ranging from luxury goods to FMCG and retail/franchisee businesses. She is an Executive Coach and Mentor, Board Member, Marketing Advisor and President of the Marketing Society and co-founder of the Marketing Leadership Masterclass.

ARJOON BOSE
International Head of Creative & Growth
General Mills

At the end of 2018, he transitioned to be a founding member of the General Mills New Ventures incubation team for Europe-Australasia setting up their Natural & Organic Business Unit as well as their European Venture Capital arm.

CLAIRE CRONIN
Former CMO
McLaren

Claire joined from Barclaycard, where she was group channels and content director, and chief of staff before that. She has prior travel marketing experience with private aviation firm NetJet. Claire then joined Virgin Holidays before being promoted to her former role, SVP Marketing and CMO at Virgin Atlantic.

NAOMI WALKLAND
VP EMEA Marketing
Bumble

Naomi currently leads marketing for Bumble, the women-first dating app in over 15 markets across EMEA and APAC. She is responsible for setting the marketing strategy and leading the marketing organisation to drive Bumble’s growth and international expansion. 

MARK BRAYTON
Marketing & Communications Director
Nationwide

Mark Brayton is a proven marketing leader with more than two decades of experience in financial services. He has a track record of delivering significant marketing transformation within data-rich and digitally focused businesses.

MUNNAWAR CHISHTY
GVP & Marketing Director Beauty Care and Skin Health
Walgreens Boots Alliance

Munnawar is Vice President and Global Category for Beauty, No7 Beauty Company a division of Walgreens Boots Alliance. She leads a team of Global marketeers leading strategy, communication and innovation across the entire Beauty Portfolio for brands including No7 and Soap & Glory. 

SOPHIE DEVONSHIRE
CEO
The Marketing Society

Her most recent role has been as CEO of The Caffeine Partnership, a unique business consultancy which helps leaders to work with purpose and pace, where she has worked with impatient business leaders across the world. In July 2020 Sophie became the new CEO of the Society, a global community of senior marketers.

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Entries are now open for our 2023 UK Awards.