News from the UK: The Marketing Academy reveals its Scholarship Programme ‘Class of 2017’

– 30 emerging marketing leaders have been selected for The Marketing Academy’s 2017 Scholarship Programme

– The free 9 month part time leadership programme for talented brand and agency marketers is entering its eighth year and is designed to prepare them for their journey to become senior industry leaders

– Headline sponsors Facebook, ITV,  Microsoft, and Marketing Week are joined this year by BT

After an intensely competitive selection process that included more than 350 nominees, 90 ‘pitches’, 60 face to face interviews and a selection panel of over 25 marketing and HR practitioners, The Marketing Academy has unveiled the 30 emerging leaders selected for the UK’s 8th Scholarship Programme.

This highly coveted free programme, sponsored in 2017 by Microsoft, ITV, Facebook and BT, is also supported by companies such as PHD, Google, Kantar Millward Brown, Eat Big Fish, Brand Learning and The Living Leader.

For their 2017 Scholarship The Marketing Academy has redefined the 4Ps of marketing creating 4 core learning modules. The Academy’s 4Ps are: Personal development – be an extraordinary human being; People development – be an inspirational leader; Professional development – be an exceptional marketer; and Purpose – be a change maker. Past Alumni of the programme describe it as ‘life changing’.

In addition to immersive ‘Boot Camps’ and Lectures the Scholars receive executive coaching and one-to-one mentoring sessions with the some of the biggest names in the industry. This year the line-up of 60 Mentors includes:

Keith Weed, CMO at Unilever, Tim Duffy, CEO at M & C Saatchi, Toby Jenner, Worldwide COO at Mediacom, Caroline Foster Kenny, CEO EMEA at IPG Mediabrands, Craig Inglis, Customer Director at John Lewis and Pete Duffy, Group Commercial Director at easyJet.

The 30 Scholars were revealed at The Marketing Academys annual Showcase event hosted at the British Film Institute on 9th May at London’s Southbank during which the Academy’s stella group of Mentors, Alumni, Fellows, Coaches and Sponsors also celebrated the graduation of the Class of 2016.

The Marketing Academy is proud to announce the 2017 Scholars are;

Adam HolmesSliideHead of Brand Experience
Alex KennyFletchers SolicitorsMarketing Director
Alice Ter HaarDeliverooInternational Marketing Manager
Amber KirbyBoots UK LtdGlobal Brand Director Skincare, Healthcare and Boots Brands
Andrew BrownHasbroBrand Manager
Anna CovellAMV BBDOBoard Account Director
Bernardo DonkorMicrosoftSocial Media Analyst
Brendan DinenITV PlcMarketing Manager
Caroline GorrieProcter & GambleBrand Manager Pampers, P&G Northern Europe
Charlotte HamillBorn SocialManaging Director
Charlotte LangleyL’Oréal UK & IrelandSenior Product Manager – Maybelline
Charlotte Nairne-ClarkAvivaSenior Brand & Sponsorship Manager
Clare Beaumont-AdamIndependents United (IU)Co-Owner
Emi Laughton-KnottBTHead of Acquisition Marketing
Georgina AltmanVCCPSenior Strategic Planner
Hannah DebenhamBTDT GlobalStrategic Curator
James AshallDiageo PLCDirector, Diageo Futures
Jessica HaighCedar CommunicationsBusiness Director
Lottie UnwinPropercornHead of Marketing
Louise ThompsonBritvic Soft Drinks LtdStrategic Marketing & Innovation Manager
Luke GregoryFacebookDigital Marketing Manager
Max DickinsHoopla BusinessFounder
Nic YeelesPegCo Founder and CEO
Nick MillerGuardian Media GroupSenior Marketing Manager
Ollie HumphriesSoundscapeFounder & Managing Director
Sarah WalmsleyBritish AirwaysDigital Content Manager
Seun ShobandeMcGarryBowenAccount Director
Silke WexoeBow and ArrowStrategy Lead
Steve MarksadidasDirector of Sports Marketing
Tash WalkerThe MixFounder

To find out more information about The Marketing Academy and the new Scholars please http://www.themarketingacademy.org.uk/

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