Virtual Ceremony

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Event Date Thu Jun 17 EDT (4 months ago)
Location Virtual Ceremony
Region All

Rewarding the most effective marketing campaigns, companies and people from around the world

The Drum Awards for Marketing seek to reward brands and marketing teams that truly understand their customer. Focusing on outcomes, not outputs, they are open to teams of any size who can prove their campaigns have had a measurable effect. These awards are truly global, and open to teams and companies from anywhere in Asia Pacific, Europe, the Middle East, Africa or the Americas.


2021 Speakers


Nishma Robb
Director of Brand & Reputation Marketing, Google UK

Seth Freeman
Vice President Marketing, Focus Brands LLC

Colin Watkins
UK Country Manager & Director of Marketing, EMEA, Duolingo

Lisa Batty
Head of Brand Strategy, Europe, TikTok

Tracy Abraham
Group Marketing Director, AA

Arjoon Bose
Marketing Head-culture and Brand Experience (Europe & Australasia), General Mills

Jessica Rudis
Digital Director, the Walt Disney Company

Naomi Walkland
Director of EMEA Marketing, Bumble

James Wheatcroft
Vice President Marketing, Accor Northern Europe

Ada Almendras-Lazaro
Marketing Manager, Mcdonald’s Philippines

Mats Bredborg
Brand and Market Communication, Volvo Construction Equipment

Shelley Diamond
Chief Marketing Officer, UNICEF USA

Alicia Grimes-Gibson
Marketing Director Dolce & Gabbana Beauty, Shiseido Group UK & Ireland

Bryant Brennan
Global Head of Creative, Peloton

Matthew Barwell
Chief Marketing Officer, Britvic

Sarah Shimmons
Global Marketing Director, Smirnoff, Diageo

Laura Graham
Head of Marketing, Emmi UK

Matt Pollington
Director of Marketing Performance, MADE.COM

Adam Kakembo
CMO, Aesop

Kristin Connelly
Global Head of Marketing, Activision Blizzard Esports

Pardeep Bolla
Marketing Manager, Hearst

Christina Lindquist
Head of Marketing, Brompton Bicycle

Dom Dwight
Marketing Director, Taylors of Harrogate

Gemma Mason
Head of Marketing, Superdrug

Leanne Marshall
Chief Marketing Officer, hangAIRglobal

Sunder Madakshira
Head of Marketing, Adobe India

Rupen Desai
Global CMO, Dole Packaged Foods

Charlotte Langley
Brand and Communications Director, Bloom & Wild

Paulie Dery
VP marketing, YETI

Sujatha Kumar
Head of Marketing, Visa

Carolyn Sklar
Senior Communications Director Brand PR, Danone

Nicholas Hayes
Director, Global Brand Strategy,

Bethan Fallon
Vice-president of Marketing, European Theatrical, Warner Bros Pictures International

John Koller
VP Global Marketing, Twitch

Jan-Paul Jeffrey
Head of Marketing SEA, Spotify

Anna Bokyung Kim
Regional Marketing Director, Carsome

Shane Capron
Global Marketing Director, PayPal

Prathyusha Agarwal
Chief Consumer Officer, ZEE Entertainment

Oliver Hughes
Chief Marketing Officer, Red Bull Racing Honda

Erin Graham
Head of Brand, MARV

Abba Newbery
Chief Marketing Officer, Habito

Matt Lieberman
Chief Marketing Officer, PwC

Gail Horwood
Chief Marketing Officer, North America, Kellogg Company

Frank Pflaumer
Vice-presidente De Marketing, Comunicação E Assuntos Corporativos, Nestlé

Patricia Corsi
Global Chief Marketing & Digital Officer, Bayer Consumer Health

Matteo Atti
EVP Marketing and Innovation, VistaJet

Hitu Chawla
Chief Marketing Officer, Microsoft India

Drieke Leenknegt
Vice President, Global Marketing, Timberland

Rupert Leigh
Creator & Founder, Jackpot Peanut Butter

Jinal Shah
VP of Marketing, Feather

John Sass
VP Advertising, Scotts Miracle-Gro

Grace Dolan
VP of Integrated Marketing, Samsung Electronics America

Sunshine Farzan
Group Head of Marketing & Communications, Tricor Group

J.C. Taylor
Director of Marketing and Innovation, Texas Nut

Poppy Mason-Watts
Head of Marketing & Publicity, WaterBear

Jonathan Bottomley
Chief Marketing Officer, Ball & Branch

Cathy Thomas
Senior Director, Marketing & Communications (Europe), Concord

Sumindi Peiris
Global CMO, Time Out

Steve Brown
Global Marketing Manager, Absolut Vodka

Yoegin Chang
Senior Brand Director, Global SK-II

Julie Yufe
Head of Growth Markets, Europe, Anheuser-busch Inbev

Karuna Rawal
Chief Marketing Officer, Nature's Fynd

Daniel Nuss
head of digital marketing, Aramex

Olivia Walker
head of marketing, Depop

Lauren Mather
Global Marketing Manager, the Soda Press Co.

Rahul Ghosh
Managing Partner & Co-Founder, JIGSAW ASSOCIATES

Shalini Seneviratne
Global Category Strategy Lead, Unilever

Kerel Cooper
CMO, LiveIntent

Mohit Gupta
Director, Head of Marketing - APAC, Deutsche Bank

Alicia Skubick
Marketing Director, Intuit Quickbooks

Bhaskar Choudhuri
Chief Marketing Officer, Lenovo

Sonia Oblitey
Global Marketing Director, OkCupid

Gaston Tourn
Chief Marketing Officer, Appear Here

Taeko Yamamoto
CMO, Fujitsu Japan

Amy Farrant
Chief Marketing Officer, Secret Cinema

Bruno Cardinali
Chief Marketing Officer, Popeyes

Abhishek Dubey
Marketing Director, Johnson & Johnson

Abigail Flora
VP Brand Marketing and Creative, Spanx

Gaurav Verma
Chief Marketing Officer, PharmEasy

Debosmita Majumder
Head of Marketing, Porsche India

Kashyap Vadapalli
Chief Marketing Officer & Business Head, Pepperfry

Joakim Wijkstrom
Chief Marketing Officer, Vanda Pharmaceuticals

Michael Fedele
Vice President of Marketing, Bodyarmor

Sponsors & Partners

2021 Partner

• Financial Times