Syl Saller CBE is among marketing’s preeminent global leaders of our time with experience ranging from luxury goods to FMCG and retail/franchisee businesses. Having retired from Diageo plc as Chief Marketing and Innovation Officer in 2020, she is an Executive Coach and Mentor, Non-Exec Director, Marketing Advisor and has co-founded the Marketing Leadership Masterclass.
Recognising her strategic, visionary, and inspirational leadership skills, Syl been named Marketer of the Year, one of WFA’s Top 5 Global CMO’s, Debrett’s 500 Most Influential People in Britain, Campaign’s Top 5 Marketers, Ad Age’s Women to Watch, and Forbes 50 Most Influential CMOs. She was awarded Commander of the Order of the British Empire (CBE) in the Queens 2020 Honour list in recognition of her services to business and equality in the workplace.
At DMX Dublin, Syl will dicuss...
Building your influencing skills: The key to growth of your company, your leadership and your career.
Syl will cover what she believes is essential to a marketers ability to be the engine of growth for their companies: their ability to inspire and influence their team, their bosses, and colleagues outside marketing to help them make great ideas, a reality. Too many brilliant ideas never reach the consumer because there are so many people who can say no. Syl outlines the problem and provides some top tips on how to overcome the barriers we all face.