Syl Saller is CMO of Diageo and a member of Diageo’s Executive Committee. Diageo is the world’s leading premium drinks business operating in 180 countries with a collection of over 200 brands including Johnnie Walker, Smirnoff, Captain Morgan, Tanqueray and Guinness. Syl oversees all Global Marketing, Design, Innovation and Reserve – Diageo’s luxury division, worldwide. Previous roles at Diageo include Global Innovation Director and Marketing Director for Diageo Great Britain.
Syl is President of the Marketing Society, a member of the 30 Club, and Women in Advertising and Communications of London (WACL). She is consistently recognised by external organisations being named Marketer of the Year, one of the 500 Most Influential People in Britain, Forbes top 50 CMOs, the WFA’s top 5 Global CMOs and Ad Age’s Women to Watch. Syl has been a Non-Executive director of Domino’s Pizza Group plc where she chaired the Nominations committee and served on the RemCo. She is a committed advocate for gender issues.