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Global Marketer’s Club: The New Age of Global Marketing

Wednesday, 3 July 2019

8:30 to 12:00

Ennismore Sessions House, 23 Clerkenwell Green, London. EC1R 0NA

Marketers Club

This unique event hosted by Freedman is designed for you to explore the intricacies that come with the globalisation of marketing, hearing from expert panels on:

- How media channels are evolving on a global scale

- The most challenging markets and why

- Global vs Local - Planning and managing global campaigns

Get your tickets before it's too late!

The Global Marketers’ Club is an exclusive club designed to bring together marketers working on an international or multi-market scale. Members are given prime access to informative events related to global marketing and networking get-togethers.


Our speakers:


Ruth Collet - Oracle

Ruth leads international campaign implementation for the EMEA and JAPAC region at Oracle. In this role she works closely with creative and media agencies, as well as internal stakeholders, to deliver marketing campaigns efficiently and cost effectively. She’s worn a number of hats in her 12-year tenure at Oracle including content creation, marketing automation and events. Prior to this she worked with various tech companies including Motorola, Systems Union (now Infor) and Inktomi.


Briain Curtin - Fitbit

Currently EMEA Marketing Director for Fitbit. Briain considers himself a brand geek with a passion for video and Media and is interested in ways brands can optimise their media strategy to encourage awareness and sales. Briain’s experience and ability to drive sales and build brands both below and above the line is proven through his work. He is growth minded and is passionate about the meaningful future of digital in business.

Former Three, O2 and Google, Briain specializes in multi-platform advertising & sales, analytics and sales attribution.

Joe Edwards - FIBA

Joe Edwards (F IDM) - VP Marketing Rights Partnerships DAZN. Within his current role, he is working on the promotion of the FIBA Basketball World Cup in China 2019. His career has spanned over B2B, B2C, D2C, client-side and agency and has had the opportunity to work with some of the biggest global brands and some great little start-ups. Industries have included Sports, Tech, Entertainment, Automotive, Finance and Public Sector. His experience has primarily focused on mobile, social and digital channels. Joe also has a marketing podcast with his co-host Tim Bush available on all good podcast platforms. You can follow Joe on most social platforms @brandjoe.


Harry Shaw - Grey

Creative Director at Grey. Approaching 8000 commercials. Golf handicap 16. Gooner. still believes in The Beatles. After getting suspended in 6th form and not sitting his exams, Harry started out as a messenger at Saatchi & Saatchi in 1967 (then Garland Compton) where he made his way up to a copywriter role. He then worked at JWT on award-winning campaigns for Jeremy Bullmore, Kellogg’s and De Beers. Next stop was GRC (later bought by Saatchi) where Harry worked on memorable creative campaigns including “Pretty Polly tights that stay up as long as you do”, Marathon’s name change to Snickers or Burger King’s “You Got It”. He’s been a Creative Director at Grey, since 1995 where he’s worked on number of global campaigns including Sensodyne’s dentist testimonial campaign originated in 2003, now running in 120 countries - with no scripts, no actors, no nonsense.


Simon Francis - Flock Associates

Simon has extensive experience of marketing transformation through integrated and effective marketing and communications. He has run Creative, Media, Digital & Digital Media, Branded Content, Econometric & Poster buying companies, having been CEO, EMEA for Saatchi & Saatchi, and Aegis Media, MD EMEA for OMD. He has also held senior positions at Leo Burnett, MindShare and ZenithOptimedia. Simon has enjoyed working towards transforming a number of World Class companies and brands such as Diageo, Carlsberg, Heineken, Adidas, Nike, Sony Electronics, Mobile, Music & Pictures, IBM, Apple, HSBC, Toyota, Kia, PSA, Bridgestone, Pepsi, Coca Cola, Sara Lee, Beiersdorf, Johnson & Johnson, GlaxoSmithKline, Unilever, P&G, T-Mobile, Vodafone and Emirates to name a few.

Suzanne Perry - OMD

With a career in Media & Marketing spanning 15 years, Suzanne has seen our industry (and its evolution) from both sides of the fence (client and agency side). Starting her career as a planner (OMD UK) on the McDonald’s account, she then moved to Starcom, where she honed her planning and strategy skills in the UK and China markets on the Samsung account. Wanting to experience life on the other side, she then joined KAYAK as European Marketing Director where she led the successful launch of the brand in UK&Ireland. Her current role is now at OMD EMEA heading up the Uber business.


About Freedman

Freedman is a global marketing implementation agency that oversees and deploys marketing campaigns for global brands that need an agile approach to deliver a consistent impact across their target markets.