2018 Marketing Academy cohort revealed

The Marketing Academy confirms this year's intake of marketing, media and creative professionals

The Marketing Academy has announced the 30 Australian marketing media and creative professionals selected to participate in this year’s marketing leadership program.

This year’s cohort was chosen following a three-stage selection process which involved more than 300 nominations, 100 pitches and 60 face-to-face interviews. Marketing Academy founder, Sherilyn Shackell, said the quality of talent on offer in this country was “remarkable”.

Thirteen of this year's cohorts are from the agency space, one from the consulting space, and the remainder from client-side organisations.

It’s the fourth year for The Marketing Academy’s scholarship program, which is being sponsored by Google, Commonwealth Bank, News Corp Australia, Microsoft and PwC. The year-long curriculum includes one-to-one mentoring sessions with local industry leaders, sessions with an executive coach, participation in three bootcamps, and four lecture series hosted by local and international subject matter experts.

“As we enter our fourth year, the standard of applications continues to raise the bar,” Shackell said. “While this is great to see, it also means our job of selecting the 30 becomes even harder. I’d like to say a huge thank you to the industry CEOs and CMOs who nominated such an amazing array of talent this year.”

The 2018 cohort are:

Adam Slattery, head of media, brand and communications, Woolworths/BWS

Alex Conomos, marketing manager, SBS

Alison Tilling, co-head of planning, BMF

Andrew Kolb, head of strategy, Y&R Brisbane

Anna College, head of creative management, Ikon Communications

Anshika Grover, associate director, Optus

Brooke Tierney, head of marketing, Monde Nissin

Chiquita King, managing partner, DDB Sydney

Ciaran Norris, director, marketing and business insights, American Express

Danni Wright, group strategy director, Carat

Declan O'Dwyer, group director, UM

Dorothee Gomez, business director, OMD Australia                                                

Evonne Williams, marketing communications manager, Simplot

Hannah Sturrock, group head, The Hallway

James Boardman, national head of strategy, MEC

Jules  Lund, founder, Tribe Group

Kammeron George, GM consumer sales and marketing,     News Corp

Katrina White, SMB customer program manager, Microsoft

Kelly Tagalan, general manager, Code Club Australia

Laura Johnson, marketing director, Xref

Lucio Ribeiro, managing director, Online Digital Circle

Martin Curtis, head of performance agencies, Google

Mitchell Parkins, Head of Sponsorships, Sportsbet

Mollie Hill, strategy director, 72 & Sunny

Myriam Conrie, head of communications and marketing, Museum of Contemporary Art

Nicky Bryson, brand strategy lead, PwC

Richard Woods, group account director, Naked

Sarah Jane Knox, marketing capability leader, Lion Beer

Sarah Murdoch, global marketing director, Jurlique

Tamara Carson, executive manager small business marketing, CBA

 

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