Johanna McDowell appointed on advisory council of Women in Marketing

    Women in Marketing is pleased to announce the appointment of Johanna McDowell as a member of its Advisory Council for 2018.

    Currently the Managing Director of the Independent Agency Search & Selection Company, is the only representative from South Africa to be appointed on the Advisory Council.

    “It is a great honour for me to have been asked to serve on the Advisory Council of Women in Marketing (WIM).  I will be joining some well-known and highly respected international Council Members who have all been chosen for their demonstrated commitment to marketing and to women during their careers.  I am looking forward to being part of this international team and to assisting WIM with their plans to host the 2018 WIM awards in South Africa in August this year – the first time that these awards will take place outside of the UK”, adds Johanna.

    With an impressive background that includes being on both the agency and client side of the fence, Johanna has built her career in marketing and advertising since 1974, holding directorship in South Africa and British advertising agencies until she was appointed Managing Director of Grey Phillips Advertising in 1988.

    “Women in marketing are thrilled to have Johanna McDowell as member of our advisory council. Her wealth of experience and knowledge in the industry and particularly South Africa will be a true asset as we expand our community globally”, concludes Ade Onilude Founder & CEO Women in Marketing CIC.

    About Women in Marketing

    Founded by Ade Onilude, in 2004, Women in Marketing (WiM) empowers women to fulfil their potential within the marketing profession. Ade was inspired to launch the WiM network as a forum to educate, inspire, connect, share and recognise women in the marketing profession. The WiM forum has evolved over the past decade, to become a community interest company and we continue our journey through the support of our team, our global ambassadors and our advisory council.

    More information about WiM is available at womeninmarketing.org.uk