06 March 2023 • As entries for the WARC Awards for Effectiveness (Global Edition) open, Simon Peel, VP – Global Media at Haleon, spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill about defining effectiveness and the changing world of partnerships and sponsorships.
07 November 2022 • As part of the WARC Marketer’s Toolkit 2023, Conny Braams – Chief Digital and Commercial Officer at FMCG giant Unilever – shared with WARC’s Anna Hamill her thoughts on the existential risk of climate change, connecting with Gen Z and media transparency.
07 November 2022 • As part of the WARC Marketer’s Toolkit, Rebecca Dibb-Simkin, Chief Marketing Officer at British energy firm Octopus Energy, spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill about the cost of living crisis, customer experience and sustainability messaging.
24 July 2022 • Gaming is an emerging opportunity as brands look to connect with difficult-to-reach audiences. Activision Blizzard’s CMO, Fernando Machado, spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill about creativity in whitespace, the metaverse, fandoms, and misperceptions about gaming.
13 July 2022 • Lyft, the US ride-sharing company, was forced to think differently when COVID hit. Lyft’s VP of Creative, Karin Onsager-Birch, spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill about creativity, innovation, building a brand playbook and why localization is the key to relevancy.
11 July 2022 • Insights and analytics experts enjoyed a surge of influence during the pandemic. Reckitt’s Elaine Rodrigo, Chief Insights and Analytics Officer, shared with WARC’s Anna Hamill how the company develops fresh insights, navigates big data and why the function can drive diversity, equity and inclusion for brands.
06 July 2022 • The upheaval of the COVID-19 pandemic saw KIA, the automotive giant, rethink its customer journey and serve customers in new ways. KIA’s Chief Brand and Experience Officer, Artur Martins, spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill at Cannes Lions about how experience expectations are changing, and how the category needs to keep up.
06 July 2022 • In an increasingly crowded streaming market, Hulu is counting on superior content and personalized on-platform experiences to drive brand preference. Scott Donaton, SVP Marketing at Hulu, spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill at Cannes Lions.
18 March 2022 • 2022 was always going to be a difficult year as the after-effects of the pandemic played out. Now war in Ukraine is dialling up the impact. WARC’s Anna Hamill introduces a new series in which industry experts consider what it all means for the 4Ps of marketing.
07 February 2022 • The old saying ‘the only constant in life is change’ has never been truer when it comes to how marketers are approaching the customer journey in 2022. The COVID-19 pandemic, which emerged in early 2020, has set a fire under digital acceleration and transformed consumer habits in two short years. Today, 81% of customers are omnichannel shoppers by default, according to 2021 data from YouGov .
02 November 2021 • Martha Velando is the Chief Marketing Officer for luxury jeweller De Beers. She spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill for Marketer’s Toolkit 2022 about scaling up omnichannel strategies, focusing on effectiveness, and why shoppers expect more from brands on sustainability. Toolkit 2022 This interview is part of WARC's Marketer's Toolkit 2022. Read more .
01 November 2021 • Bernice Samuels, Chief Marketing Officer at telco MTN Group, spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill about adapting to COVID-19 across Africa, digital inclusivity, and using data-driven insights in developing markets. Toolkit 2022 This interview is part of WARC's Marketer's Toolkit 2022. Read more .
31 October 2021 • David Sandstrom, Chief Marketing Officer at digital payments brand Klarna, speaks to WARC’s Anna Hamill for Marketer’s Toolkit 2022 about evolving its brand story, challenging measurement norms, and never outgrowing the ‘start-up’ mindset. Toolkit 2022 This interview is part of WARC's Marketer's Toolkit 2022, launching soon. Click here to register your interest .
28 October 2021 • Pete Markey, Chief Marketing Officer at British health and beauty retailer Boots, speaks to WARC’s Anna Hamill for Marketer’s Toolkit 2022 about integrating physical and digital retail, sustainability as a core value, and new approaches to measurement. Toolkit 2022 This interview is part of WARC's Marketer's Toolkit 2022. Read more .
26 October 2021 • Robbie Millar, VP – Global Marketing at brewing giant Carlsberg, speaks to WARC’s Anna Hamill for Marketer’s Toolkit 2022 about why brand fundamentals still matter in e-commerce, transparency on sustainability and building long-term consumer connections. Toolkit 2022 This interview is part of WARC's Marketer's Toolkit 2022. Read more .
25 October 2021 • Claire Low, Marketing Director - Confectionery at Cadbury, Halls and Trebor, spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill for Marketer’s Toolkit 2022 about portfolio management during COVID, seamless brand experiences, and why e-commerce strategies need to start with the basics. Toolkit 2022 This interview is part of WARC's Marketer's Toolkit 2022, launching soon. Click here to register your interest .
23 June 2021 • As Cannes Lions Live streamed into the makeshift home offices of the advertising industry for a second year, brand marketing leaders speaking at the event shared their hard-learned lessons from the COVID-19 era, and the new changes that they believe will shape the future of marketing as the industry emerges from the toughest year in living memory.
21 June 2021 • Consumer healthcare brands have seen demand boom during the COVID-19 pandemic. GSK Consumer Healthcare’s Global Chief Marketing Officer, Tamara Rogers, shared with WARC’s Anna Hamill how the brand is embracing an uptick in e-commerce shopping.
21 June 2021 • Patricia Corsi, Global Chief Marketing and Digital Officer at Bayer Consumer Health and a juror in the Health and Wellness category at Cannes Lions 2021, spoke to WARC’s Anna Hamill about creativity in healthcare marketing, judging highlights, and how healthcare will evolve post-pandemic.
21 June 2021 • Brand building in e-commerce environments has emerged as a priority for marketers in the post-COVID world. Unilever’s Chief Digital and Marketing Officer, Conny Braams, shares the FMCG giant’s approach to growth in digital channels with WARC’s Anna Hamill.
10 May 2021 • Customer retention is top of mind for many brands after a year in which shopper behaviours and category norms have been turned upside down. The new WARC Guide to Customer Retention examines the nuances of retention marketing in 2021.
27 April 2021 • COVID-19 decimated the travel sector in 2020. But with lockdowns now easing and summer on the way, easyHotel’s Chief Marketing and Digital Officer, Rav Dhaliwal, is preparing for a brighter year ahead for the industry.
18 February 2021 • Raja Rajamannar, Chief Marketing Officer of Mastercard and author of the new book ‘Quantum Marketing’, speaks to WARC’s Anna Hamill about how technology can drive marketing forward, purpose and trust as key brand differentiators, and why risk management is a crucial marketing function.
06 December 2020 • This article is part of a special WARC Snapshot focused on enabling brand marketers to re-strategise amid the unprecedented disruption caused by the novel coronavirus outbreak.
10 November 2020 • With e-commerce booming in the wake of the pandemic, digital payments will be even more important in 2021. Lynne Biggar, Chief Marketing and Communications Officer at VISA, speaks to WARC’s Anna Hamill for WARC’s Marketer’s Toolkit 2021 about the digital commerce revolution, supporting small businesses, and hyper-targeting.
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