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WACL NED Talk - To be a NED with a WACL DNA - Members Only lunch - 17 March 2020

March 17 – 12:00 pm

To be a NED with a WACL DNA

On 17 March we will hear from Nicola Mendelsohn CBE, VP of EMEA, Facebook, past President of WACL and of the IPA, on how she has brought all her experience of agency and client side to her NED roles at Diageo, Creative Industries Council and more. She will and share her experiences of securing her first NED role, share insights on managing an NED portfolio alongside a demanding exec role and share her top tips from her NED experience.  This promises to be a very personal, engaging lunchtime session  and we know this will be a popular,  so please book your places asap.

The event will be held on Tuesday, 17 March 2020 from 12.15 until 2pm and generously hosted by Nicola Mendelsohn 'a Facebook's Shaftesbury offices located on 125 Shaftesbury Avenue, London, WC2H 8HR.  A light lunch will be provided.

This event is free of charge and WACL members only.  Spaces are limited, so please let me know at Francesca@ecsery.com if you would like us to save you a seat.

Speaker Biography

VP EMEA Facebook

A Manchester girl born and bred, Nicola graduated with a degree in English and Drama from Leeds University in 1992. She joined Facebook as VP EMEA in June 2013. Before that she was at Karmarama as a Partner and Chairman from April 2008. Prior to this Nicola was Deputy Chairman of Grey London having previously worked at BBH for 11 years where she was on the Board. Nicola is also a NED of Diago and is Co-President of Norwood.  Previous roles include past President of WACL, the first female President of the IPA, a Trustee of the White Ribbon Alliance, Director of CEW, Director of the Fragrance Foundation, co-chair of the creative Industries council and a director of the Warrels Prize for Fichm. Her greatest joy in life comes from her husband Jon and four children Gabi, Danny, Sam and Zac.