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WACL NED Talk -The value of having a Marketing NED on Boards

Sep 27, 2017 – 7:00 pm

As WACLers, understanding the benefits that our experience can bring to Boards is crucial to our personal branding when looking for a NED role. We are therefore thrilled to announce that the theme of our first WACL NED Talk of the season will be:  ‘The value of having a Marketing NED on Boards’ and the speakers will be our very own Roisin Donnelly and Jane Dowding from Zygos Partnership. This WACL NED Talk is lunchtime on Wednesday the 27th of September 2017 at 12:15 until 14:00 and will be hosted by our lovely Charlotte Oades in Coca-Cola’s fabulous central London venue which is on 1a Wimpole Street London W1G 0EA ( closest Tube station would be Oxford Circus or Bond Street)

A light lunch will be provided

This is a members-only event and free of charge, capacity for the room is 20 people so please let Francesca know soonest on Francesca@Ecsery.com if you would like us to reserve you a seat.

Speaker Biographies

Jane Dowding

Partner at Zygos Partnership

Jane Dowding began working with The Zygos Partnership in 2016 to focus on executive and non-executive board searches within the media, entertainment & consumer digital sectors.

Jane has over 20 years’ experience in executive search. She was previously a partner at Russell Reynolds Associates where she worked for over ten years. She successfully built and co-led the global media, entertainment & digital practice and advised a range of clients from major global corporations to early stage businesses with a particular focus on digital transformation. She has a strong track record of identifying, assessing and recruiting board level business leaders of both creative and technology led consumer companies.

Earlier in her career, Jane also spent time working in TV production at FremantleMedia, and more recently has worked as an independent advisor within the executive search industry focused on quality delivery, innovation and partner development. Jane is a member of The Royal Television Society. She has a BA in English from Exeter University.

Roisin Donnelly

Portfolio Non-Executive Director 

Roisin Donnelly had a successful career at P&G, most recently as CMO Northern Europe leading 72 brands in 6 countries with a marketing budget of £500 million. She is now a portfolio Non Executive Director on the boards of Just Eat plc and the privately owned Bourne Leisure. She is also on the board of the ASA (Advertising Standards Authority) , the IAB (Internet Advertising Bureau) and the digital advisory board of Coca Cola Europe.

Roisin is a past President of WACL, the Marketing Society and past Chair of Cosmetic Executive Women.

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