Amber Kirby – Global Brand Director Skincare, Healthcare & Boots BrandsWalgreens Boots Alliance

Amber joined Walgreens Boots Alliance in December 2015, and is currently the Global Brand Director for Skincare, Healthcare and the Boots Brand portfolio. Her role spans one of the most diverse portfolios in FMCG, covering each one of the health and beauty categories; from anti ageing serum breakthroughs to shower gel, cough medicine to heart rate monitors. Amber is responsible for the brand strategy, innovation plans and global expansion of the Boots portfolio as well as developing new skincare brands globally.

Amber started her career in P&G in the UK, managing the Ariel and Fairy Non Bio brands, before moving to Geneva, Switzerland, to lead the Oral-B electric toothbrush consumer revolution and the Pringles brand globally. Here she won some Digital Lions for her campaigns, re-launched both brands, developed new to the world innovations and also displayed her passion for nurturing strong brands for the long term.