Announcing the judges for the Masters of Marketing

Senior marketers from brands including Tesco, Ryanair, Barclaycard and Nissan will be judging this year’s Masters of Marketing awards, held as part of the Festival of Marketing on 11 and 12 November.

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The Masters’ Jury will judge awards across 46 different categories. These include sectors such as retail, technology and travel as well as disciplines including personalisation, programmatic and social media.

There will also be Grand Prix awards for the rising star, start-up brand, reinvention and agency of the year.

The list of judges so far:

  • Hilary Cross, director of marketing & communications, Macmillan
  • Gary Booker, CMO, Dixons Carphone
  • Kenny Jacobs, CMO, Ryanair
  • Dan Brooke, CMO, Channel 4
  • Sherilyn Shackell, founder, The Marketing Academy
  • Andy Edge, commercial director, Odeon
  • Mark Evans, marketing director, Direct Line Group
  • Sara Holt, VP of marketing, BBC Store
  • Peter Markey, CMO, Post Office
  • Paul Davies, director of marketing communications, Microsoft
  • Patrick Kalotis, marketing director, PepsiCo
  • Katherine Whitton, CMO, Barclaycard
  • Troy Warfield, group commercial director EMEA, Avis Budget
  • Helen Normoyle, CMO, DFS
  • Martin Moll, general manager – marketing communications, Nissan
  • Simon Carter, marketing director UK &Ireland, Fujitsu
  • Michel Keaney, chief imagineer, Inventing
  • John Bernard, global marketing director – Firefox OS, Mozilla
  • Nicola Coronado, consumer marketing director, SCA Hygiene Products UK
  • Simon Michaelides, marketing director, UKTV
  • Mike Hoban, brand and communications director, Morrisons
  • Ottokar Rosenberger, CMO, Web Reservations International
  • Angus Cormie, marketing director, Dell
  • Paul Wishman, group ecommerce director, LV=
  • Tom Daniell, marketing director, Babylon
  • Craig Hepburn, global director – social and digital media, Microsoft Mobile
  • Claire Higgins, head of digital marketing, Selfridges
  • James Simpson, global digital marketing and ecommerce director, Fletcher Building
  • Eva Appelbaum, director of digital – BBC Earth, BBC
  • Roberto Hortal, head of digital, EDG Energy
  • Leo Miller, global business lead – digital transformation, GSK
  • Graeme Findlay, head of digital channels – insurance, Legal & General
  • Sarah Jordan, digital director, MS Society
  • Ceri Rose, assistant director – digital and marketing – NHS Blood and Transplant
  • Karl Mansour, global development lead, digital enablement, SAB Miller
  • Gary Evans, director – online sales and marketing, BSkyB
  • Ros Lawler, digital director, Tate
  • Ash Roots, director of digital, Direct Line Group
  • Rob Silsbury, senior director – marketing and ecommerce, Ralph Lauren
  • Malcolm Maclean, head of ecommerce, Heathrow
  • Louise Badcock, head of product, Tesco
  • Xavier Vallee, group digital director, STA Travel
  • Lawrence Mitchell, global marketing director, Reed Business Information
  • Romain Betrand, UK marketing director,
  • Louis Wahl, chief customer officer, Wex Photographic
  • Mario Muttenthaler, CMO, The Cambridge Satchel Company
  • Elliot Antrobus-Holder, group digital director, Barclays
  • Tony Preedy, marketing director, Lakeland
  • Alison Lancaster, interim marketing and multichannel, Bonmarche
  • Fiona Spooner, head of ecommerce, Financial Times
  • Matthew Finch, marketing director, Warner Leisure Hotels
  • Chris Woolnough, SVP – head of digital, Bank of America
  • Karen Stacey, CEO, Digital Cinema Media

More judges will be added over the coming weeks.

By entering the Masters of Marketing, you’ll have the opportunity to display your work to this expert panel and everyone at the Festival.

Enter before 9 September to get your work seen.

To find out more details about the Masters of Marketing, including the categories, full list of judges and how to apply visit


Masters of Marketing awards

Announcing the Masters of Marketing Awards

Ruth Mortimer

The Festival of Marketing, the award-winning event backed by Marketing Week and Econsultancy, has launched an innovative new set of awards – the Masters of Marketing. The Masters are about celebrating true mastery in marketing and are based around showcasing the brilliance of the work itself. The awards work is integral to the Festival of […]