CMI recruits Simon Dolph as director of marketing and communications

The Chartered Management Institute (CMI) has named Simon Dolph as the new director of marketing and communications.

Dolph joins from TNT Post, the UK postal subsidiary of TNT NV, where he had been director of marketing and communications, since 2004.

In his new role he will be responsible for driving debate about the quality and nature of management and leadership in the UK. He will also be tasked with raising the profile of the CMI through the creation of a national Ambassador Programme.

Dolph will look to foster partnerships and networks that extend the CMI’s sphere of influence. He will also drive communications focusing on the CMI’s upcoming research and policy agenda.

In his role as director of marketing and communications at TNT Post Dolph developed and introduced the brand’s identity as well as establishing PR as the main profile and reputation building channel.

He is also a former director of The Hamilton Partnership Ltd, where he provided a marketing management capability and consultancy service to a range of organisations including Britannia Building Society, CitiBank and the NHS.

In this role, Simon developed and established branding, partnership programmes and marketing campaigns. He has also worked for HSBC and its Asian subsidiary, the Hong Kong and Shanghai Bank.

In his new role at the CMI, Simon will head a 15 strong team and report to the chief executive, Ruth Spellman, OBE.

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