NEWS21 November 2016

Diageo’s Saller replaces Glenn as Marketing Society president

News People UK

UK — Syl Saller, chief marketing officer at Diageo, has been named as the Marketing Society’s new president as current leader Martin Glenn steps down after three years.

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According to the marketing industry news site Campaign, Saller (pictured) was named as Glenn’s successor at the organisation’s annual dinner last week. 

She will become president in January 2017. 

"As I step into the role of CEO, I’m delighted to have Syl by my side as our new president, as someone to learn from, be inspired by and help me push boundaries," The Marketing Society’s global managing director, Gemma Greaves, was quoted as saying.

"We’ll miss Martin Glenn, a true gent and fabulous leader who has done so much for the society over the last three years. He’s left us in a great place through the legacy of his CMO/CEO agenda encouraging all marketing leaders to view their role through the lens of the business."