The Marketing Academy has confirmed the addition of 30 aspiring marketing directors to the 2021 edition of their Australian program. This list spans sectors from retail, financial services, and FMCG to agencies, publishers, and technology providers.
The annual scholarship program is taking place in Australia for the seventh time. 30 marketing and business executives access a range of lectures and masterclasses, bootcamps, one-on-one mentoring and executive coaching each year to help improve their business and board game. This year’s academics will also receive an additional 10 passes for their teams to access the Marketing Academy’s recently launched virtual camps.
To date, the academy has built up an alumni of 180 marketers since its inception.
This year’s program is sponsored by long-term sponsors, Google, the Commonwealth Bank KFC and IAG, as well as the new global sponsor Salesforce.
This year’s list of mentors includes top marketing directors such as the ABC target group, Leisa Bacon, ANZ CMO, Sweta Mehra, Audi customer and marketing director, Nikki Warburton, Coles CMO, Lisa Ronson, Lion CMO, Anubha Sahasrabuddhe and Optus CMO, Melissa Hopkins , Telstra CMO, Jeremy Nicholas and Mark Coad, CEO of IPG Mediabrands.
“It is so exciting to be nominating the seventh cohort of the fellowship in Australia. The continuous support we receive from our incredible mentors, coaches, partners and speakers is remarkable and shows the desire and need to put talent development at the heart of brands and agencies, ”commented Sherilyn Shackell, Founder and Global CEO of Marketing Academy.
“With over 750 alumni of our programs around the world, we experience every day the phenomenal impact of investing in our talent, the impact it has on them, their employers and the industry itself.”
The Marketing Academy Australia 2021 scientists:
Adam Long, Strategy Advisor, The Ethical CEO
Amy Read, General Manager, Customer Marketing, REA Group
Anna Rallos, Marketing Innovation Manager, IAG
Brittany Kury, Senior Brand and Marketing Manager, BPay Group
Brook Miller, customer service manager, Apparent
Claire Fenner, national director and partner of Atomic212
Duncan McGrath, director of marketing for SMB ads at Google
Elyse Foley, Managing Director, PHD
Fern Canning Brook, General Manager, Integrated Solutions, Edelman Australia
Hayley Walton, Marketing Director at Samsung
Heath Evans, Marketing and Communications Manager – Melbourne Accelerator Program, University of Melbourne
James Bartold, Trade and Strategy Manager, North Melbourne Football Club
Johnny Hammond, Managing Partner APAC, Pilot44
Josh Slighting, director of data and digital audiences, Network Ten
Jude Batrac, National Trade Marketing Manager, News Corp Australia
Kate Wright, Marketing Manager, Arnotts
Kim Bush-Ellis, Brand Marketing Manager and Communications Director, Woolworths Australia
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Leandro Perez, vice president of Marketing, Asia Pacific, Salesforce
Lewis Shields, Head of Content Marketing and Social Media, Herd Msl
Lisa de Vere White, director of digital acquisition at American Express
Lucy Allen, APAC Marketing Director, OFX
Marcus Desmond, Strategic Marketing Director (Hematology), Janssen Asia Pacific
Rob Elder, director of brand marketing at Nike
Salim Sebkhi, Head of Partner and Commercial Marketing at Cisco
Sian Whitnall, OMD Australia’s Chief Digital Officer
Toby Harrison, Ogilvy Australia’s chief strategy officer
Tom Healey, director of business development at Octagon
Vuki Vujasinovic, CEO of Sling & Stone
Warren Mo, digital marketing manager at KFC
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Yvonne Richardson, Commonwealth Bank Senior Sponsorship Manager
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