Women in Marketing Award winner announced

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CIM (all red) logo Sherilyn Shackell wins ‘Special Award for Contribution to Marketing’


The Chartered Institute of Marketing’s Women In Marketing Awards announces Sherilyn Shackell, founder of The Marketing Academy, as the winner of the Special Contribution to Marketing Award 2011. Sherilyn was thrilled and honoured to win the award at a glittering ceremony held at The May Fair Hotel in London on Thursday 3rd November 2011.

The Women in Marketing Awards celebrate excellence in marketing and recognise individuals who have demonstrated significant achievements in the field across the Greater London Region.

Sherilyn  ShackellSherilyn Shackell said “It’s an incredible honour to win this award and I’m utterly delighted and humbled to be this year’s recipient. It has been a wonderful journey over the last 18 months, pulling together some the most amazing talent that the worlds of marketing, advertising and communications have to offer. Their support has made this possible so I’d like to say thank you to everyone who has supported me and the Marketing Academy.”

Ade Onilude, Creator of The CIM Women in Marketing Awards said “The essence of the Women in Marketing Awards is to inspire, reach for the stars and celebrate success, Sherilyn Shackell, Founder of The Marketing Academy, exudes inspiration and success, she is a thoroughly worthy winner of the outstanding contribution to marketing award”.

The Marketing Academy is also incredibly proud to be able to congratulate Marketing Academy 2011 Scholar Maria Nolan of Sony who won the Female Fast Track Marketer of the Year and also Academy Mentor Sarah Speake of Google who was awarded the Best Female Leader in Marketing.


Women in Marketing Awards 2011

For more information please contact:

Camilla Woodhouse, Programme Director at The Marketing Academy: Camilla@marketinghalloflegends.co.uk


About Sherilyn Shackell

Sherilyn is the CEO of the Marketing Hall of Legends (UK) and Founder of The Marketing Academy.
As CEO of Highfield Human Solutions Group, Sherilyn is a leading figure in the world of Talent Management, Leadership Development and Executive Search. She is also the Executive Vice President of IMD International Search Group responsible for Communications across 23 countries around the world.
Sherilyn regularly consults Boards on attracting, retaining and developing the very best leadership talent.
She lives with her Husband Mike and her three daughters in Berkshire.

About The Marketing Academy

The Marketing Academy identifies, nurtures and develops exceptional British talent in the field of marketing, media and advertising with free Scholarships awarded every year to the most naturally talented and high potential marketers in the UK.

A forum for marketing experts, business leaders and coaches to inspire, develop and mentor an entire generation of future leaders, The Academy has a team of high profile executives including CEO’s, CMO’s, marketing directors, agency presidents, entrepreneurs, academics and professional coaches providing mentoring, marketing capability faculties, professional coaching, leadership development, and more.

To find out more about The Marketing Academy and its distinguished community, visit www.themarketingacademy.org.uk.

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