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Members Only event -NED Lunch 10 February 2015

Feb 10, 2015 – 7:00 pm

I am delighted to announce our next WACL NED event that is happening on Tuesday the 10th of February 2015 at 12:15 until 14:00 and will held at the Deloitte Academy that is located on  Stonecutter Court, 1 Stonecutter Street, London, EC4A 4TR (closest Tube station is Chancery Lane).

The Theme of the talk will be ‘ To be a NED in Financial Service’ ( but not coming from a Financial Services Background)

The speakers for this event will be our very own Margaret Johnson OBE and Penny Hughes CBE

Margaret Johnson OBE

Group CEO

Leagas Delaney

Margaret Johnson is the Group CEO of the international advertising agency Leagas Delaney. She has been with the agency for the past 12 years starting her career as the Head of Strategic Planning.

The agency provides advertising, digital and design services in London, Hamburg, Milan and Prague and counts among its global clients InterContinental Hotels and Resorts, Patek Philippe luxury watches, and Timberland clothing and footwear.

Margaret was appointed Non-Executive Director of the Admiral Group, a FTS100 car insurance company, in 2006. She sits on the Audit and Remuneration Committees


Penny Hughes CBE

Penny Hughes joined The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc Board as a Non-executive Director in January 2010. In June 2014, Penny became Chair of the Sustainable Banking Committee, having previously been the Chair of the Group Performance and Remuneration Committee. She is also a Non-executive Director of WM Morrisons Supermarkets plc and a Trustee of the British Museum.

She received a CBE for services to the media in the Queens Birthday Honours list in June 2011.

Penny’s former non-executive directorships include Cable & Wireless Worldwide plc, Home Retail Group plc, Gap Inc, Vodafone plc, Reuters plc, and Skandinavixka Enskilda Banken AB (“SEB”). She is also former president of the Advertising Association.

Penny spent the majority of her executive career at Coca-Cola where she held a number of leadership positions during the merger of Coca-Cola and Schweppes in the UK. In 1992 she was appointed as President, Coca-Cola Great Britain and Ireland.

This is a members-only event and free of charge, capacity for the room is 15 people so please let me know soonest on Francesca@Ecsery.com  if you would like me to reserve you a seat