Interviews

How #painstories turned to creativity to highlight women’s wordless pain

The creative team behind Essity’s ground-breaking #painstories campaign lift the lid on the normalisation of women’s pain in culture and the brand’s truth-telling work.

By Nicola Kemp

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Helen Matthews, Chief People Officer, Ogilvy

From protecting the space for deep-thinking to intentionally making the space for deep and honest conversations, Ogilvy’s Head of People is at the forefront of building a future of work which works for everyone.

By Nicola Kemp

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Louise Barber, Global Vice President of Marketing at DHL Supply Chain UK

At a time when delivery and supply chain has become crucial to brands and consumers alike, DHL’s marketing leader is doubling down on trust.

By Nicola Kemp

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“Let's move forward together, because then everybody benefits”

Bukola Garry, Head of Diversity, Equality & Inclusion at adam&eveDDB on working as a community, putting people first and the power of courageous conversations.

By Izzy Ashton

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When social media becomes a microphone

Timothy Armoo, Co-Founder and CEO of Fanbytes on the importance of playing as a team, finding time for yourself and the restorative power of a long walk.

By Izzy Ashton

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Breaking the coronavirus communications conundrum

Tom Knox, Chairman of MullenLowe London, on the greatest marketing challenge of his career.

By Nicola Kemp

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“Showing up when things get tough is what customers will remember most”

Maryam Banikarim, Head of Marketing at Nextdoor on the importance of constant communication and nurturing neighbourhood values.

By Izzy Ashton

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Claire Gillis, CEO International, WPP Health Practice

From ensuring digital transformation is focused on deeds not words, to opening the door to the next generation of talent, Claire Gillis leads through actions.

By Nicola Kemp

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Alicia Skubick, Marketing Director, Intuit Quickbooks

Amidst the ongoing coronavirus crisis, there are some business leaders continuing to lead with openness and transparency, championing radical change &, above all, listening to consumers first.

By Nicola Kemp

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“There is no marketing playbook for a pandemic”

Meg Donovan, Global Director, Brand & Product Marketing at Uber on shifting consumer needs, driving positive change and why the brand pivoted to tell people to stop travelling.

By Izzy Ashton

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“It’s becoming more and more relevant to be a great brand builder”

Inés Ures, outgoing-CMO at Deliveroo on mapping a clear purpose, a three-sided marketplace and the importance of truly delivering on brand promises.

By Izzy Ashton

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Linkit.Black champions the power of the collective to shine a spotlight on Black talent

A new tool from a team of creatives demonstrates the power of using a platform for good to ensure that everyone is given a fair chance to be hired into the creative industries.

By Izzy Ashton

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Navigating the post-brand purpose world

Tag Warner, CEO of GAY TIMES on industry ageism, funding minority voices and the importance of recognising your privilege.

By Izzy Ashton

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“If we did more listening, I think we’d live in a much more understanding and tolerant world”

Omar DaCosta-Shahid, Founder and Director at Muslim Influencer Network on bringing out the best in talent, the importance of listening and why you shouldn’t become an influencer.

By Izzy Ashton

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“There are no experts because no one’s done this before”

Carly Avener, Managing Director at Leo Burnett on over communicating, creating space for difficult conversations and fighting cabin fever.

By Izzy Ashton

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