23May, 2024

How women in marketing are shattering the glass ceiling


There are a wealth of challenges that women in marketing must face in order to break through the glass ceiling and elevate their career past Marketing Director level. Are you interested in becoming a CMO, CEO or NED? Then this event is for you!


Liz Hopkins


Guest Speakers

Helen Normoyle

Ex CMO at DFS and Boots

Dawn Spencer

Ex-MD/CMO in Consumer Foods Businesses

Kate Pennell

NED Trustee and ex Global Marketing Director at IBM

About this event

3Search Director, Liz Hopkins, will be chatting with a panel of female marketing leaders about their experiences on how they've reached CMO, CEO or NED level.

Our expert panel is comprised of...

  • Dawn Spencer, Ex-MD/CMO in consumer foods businesses. With over 20 years experience in the Food and Beverage industry, Dwan's experience spans marketing, commercial and operational leadership roles.  She is known for building and transforming iconic brands, leading and restructuring large business units and factories. Dawn is  passionate about coaching, mentoring and serving women’s networks and communities across the industry.    
  • Helen Normoyle, Non-Executive Director at Allied Irish Banks. Helen is an accomplished senior marketing leader, moving from Director of Marketing at Motorola through to CMO at Boots in 25 years. Now, she is a Non Executive Director at Allied Irish Banks and the Co-Founder of My Menopause Centre
  • Kate Pennell, Previously Global Marketing Director at IBM, now Group Head of Brand and Marketing at Howden. Passionate about diversity, inclusion and community initiatives, throughout her career Kate has been on a variety of different women’s leadership councils and led several diversity initiatives, is a mentor to many and is also trustee of the Royal Humane Society and SSAFA, the armed forces charity.

They'll be sharing...

  • Challenges they faced in breaking the glass ceiling and how they overcame them
  • Advice they received and what they would pass on to others looking to do the same

We'll be covering all of this and more during the panel discussion, followed by time for you to ask your own questions to our panelists. 

This is a great opportunity for female marketing leaders to come together as a community in order to network with fellow experts and learn in a collaborative environment.

If you have any other questions you'd like answering, please get in touch with Liz at liz@3search.co.uk!

Where: Sovereigns' Room, The RAF Club, 128 Piccadilly , London, W1J 7PY

When: Thursday, 23rd May 2024, 8:30 - 10:30am

Date and time

Thu 23 May, 2024
08:30 am


Sovereigns' Room, The RAF Club, 128 Piccadilly , London, W1J 7PY

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