Guests

Guests

We look at the industry’s biggest stories and speak to some of the industry’s most interesting characters who are shaping those stories.

  • Folake Ani-Mumuney
    Folake Ani-Mumuney Folake Global Head of Marketing & Corporate Communications, First Bank of Nigeria
  • Conny Braams
    Conny Braams Conny Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, Unilever
    As Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, Conny is a member of the Unilever Leadership Executive and responsible for the end-to-end digital transformation of Unilever and Marketing worldwide. She has held this role since January 2020. Conny’s broad international business experience and her track-record in driving change at scale, is critical to lead the transformation of Unilever into a future-fit, purpose-led, fully digitised organisation at the leading edge of consumer marketing.
    Having joined Unilever as a marketing trainee in 1990, Conny has held a variety of local and international Marketing, Customer Development, Communications and General Management roles across Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Most recently, Conny was the Executive Vice President, Unilever, Middle Europe and General Manager, Unilever, Benelux where she led the complete digital rewire and marketing transformation of the region.
  • Jerry Daykin
    Jerry Daykin Jerry WFA Global Diversity Ambassador & Senior Media Director EMEA, GSK Consumer Healthcare
  • Bob Hoffman
    Bob Hoffman Bob The Ad Contrarian
  • Paul Kemp-Robertson
    Paul Kemp-Robertson Paul Co-founder, Contagious
  • Lisa McKnight
    Lisa McKnight Lisa SVP and Global Head of Barbie & Dolls, Mattel, Inc.
  • Ivan Pollard
    Ivan Pollard Ivan former SVP, Global Chief Marketing Officer, General Mills
  • Raja Rajamannar
    Raja Rajamannar Raja WFA President and Chief Marketing & Communications Officer, Mastercard
    Raja is responsible for building the Mastercard brand, driving business for its products and services and advancing sustainable competitive differentiation for the company. Raja comes to Mastercard with a history of innovation and business transformation. Before joining the company, he served as the Chief Transformation Officer of Anthem (formerly, WellPoint), a Fortune 500 health insurance company. Earlier, he was at Citigroup for 15 years holding a number of leadership roles, including Global Chief Marketing Officer, Cards and Payments, and before that he spent 7 years with Unilever in sales and product management roles. He started his career with Asian Paints in India.
  • Mark Ritson
    Mark Ritson Mark Marketing professor, brand consultant & industry commentator
  • Lubomira Rochet
    Lubomira Rochet Lubomira former Chief Digital Officer, L'Oréal
  • Belinda Smith
    Belinda Smith Belinda WFA Global Diversity Ambassador & CEO, Americas, m/SIX
  • Sir Martin Sorrell
    Sir Martin Sorrell Sir Martin Executive Chairman, S4 Capital
  • Sonia Thimmiah
    Sonia Thimmiah Sonia Head of Sustainable Brands & Customer Partnerships, Reckitt
  • Jon Wilkins
    Jon Wilkins Jon Chairman, Karmarama