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A note from our 2022 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 third 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.

SYL SALLER
Former CMO
Diageo

Syl joined Diageo in 1999 from Allied Domecq Retail where she was Marketing Development Director. She started her career in brand management with Gillette. Syl graduated from Harvard Business School and is married with two children. She has been President of The Marketing Society since 2017.

RAJ KUMAR
Group Director - Reputation & Brand
Aviva

Raj is an experienced leader who has transformed and established marketing functions across sectors and geographies. He encourages the art of the creative together with a data driven commercial mindset. Raj is a board trustee at the Princes’ Teaching Institute and Swim England.

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.

Rory Sutherland

RORY SUTHERLAND
Vice-Chairman
Ogilvy UK

Rory is the Vice-Chairman of Ogilvy, an attractively vague job title which has allowed him to co-found a behavioral science practice within the agency. He works with a consulting practice of psychology graduates who look for ‘unseen opportunities’ in consumer behaviour.

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.

MARGARET JOBLING
Group Chief Marketing Officer
NatWest Group

Margaret joined NatWest Group in September 2020 as Group Chief Marketing Officer. Margaret has spent the majority of her marketing career in FMCG working on some iconic brands such as Lynx, Dove, Radox, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Birds Eye.

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.

TAMARA ROGERS
Global CMO - Consumer Healthcare
GSK

Tamara has 25 years industry experience working with brands, including her time at Unilever where her most recent role was EVP of Personal Care North America building purpose-driven brands such as Love Beauty & Planet, Dove, Axe, Tresemme and Vaseline.

 

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.

KATHLEEN SAXTON
EVP and MD
MediaLink

Kathleen Saxton is a London-based EVP and MD at MediaLink, who leads the firm’s operations in EMEA. An industry veteran with 25+ years of experience in sales, marketing, media and executive search, her remit is wide-ranging and spans business growth, agency selection, talent advisory and strategic consulting.

PETER FISK
Business Futurist
GeniusWorks

A global thought leader in leadership and strategy, innovation and marketing. Peter is also a bestselling author, expert consultant and keynote speaker, and helps business leaders to develop innovative strategies for business and brands. He leads GeniusWorks, a future business accelerator.

NÚRIA ANTOJA
Marketing Director UK Health
Reckitt

I have worked for the last 20 years for different companies (HP, Henkel and Mondelez), industries (tech, personal care, food), and functions (sales, marketing). I'm currently Sales Director at Mondelez International, one of the world's largest snacking companies, that includes brands like Cadbury, Oreo and Toblerone.

MICHELE MCGRATH
MANAGING DIRECTOR
ACCENTURE

Michele is Managing Director of Accenture and Co-CEO of Brand Learning, now part of Accenture. In her current role, Michele leads Client Engagement for Accenture Interactive UK&I, the Marketing Advisory Practice in UKI and co-leads Brand Learning globally. 

MEGHAN FARREN
Chief Customer Officer
Asda

Meghan began her career at JPMorgan Chase, then spent five years in strategy consulting across various retail and fmcg sectors, followed by roles in sales, category management and brand marketing. At Asda she leads the development and strategy of the retailer’s total customer proposition, marketing and management of its brands.

Submit your entry

Our 2022 entries are now open. Head to our page to submit your entry.