Diageo announces appointment to its Board of Directors
Posted: 30 July 2014 | Diageo | No comments yet
Diageo announces the appointment of Nicola Mendelsohn as a Non-Executive Director effective 1 September 2014…
Diageo announces the appointment of Nicola Mendelsohn as a Non-Executive Director effective 1 September 2014. She will also join the Audit, the Nomination and the Remuneration Committees on appointment.
Nicola Mendelsohn is currently Vice President, EMEA of Facebook Inc., responsible for operations in the diverse region. Since joining Facebook in July 2013, Ms Mendelsohn has focused on increasing revenues through developing digital marketing solutions and strengthening relationships with the marketing community. Prior to her appointment to Facebook, Ms Mendelsohn was Executive Chairman of Karmarama advertising agency and held senior roles at Grey Communications and BBH.
Diageo Chairman Dr Franz Humer said: “I am delighted Nicola is joining Diageo’s Board. Her senior experience at the forefront of digital marketing and communications will be of great benefit to Diageo and its brands, as we seek to pursue long term profitable growth through innovation in all areas of our business. Additionally her reputation as one of the UK’s leading businesswomen and her track record in championing women in business will be an inspiration to our people and the way that we work. I look forward to welcoming her.”