SWIMMA #5 - Learnings from the board w Laura Ashton


Our next SWIMMA will feature founding member and marketing advocate, Laura Ashton. Last year, Laura joined the board of ASX-listed APD, a 360 degree digital services business. Laura will share with us the kind of learnings and experience we need to build to prep for board eligibility and readiness; the differences between driving change and growth within our own organisation vs within a board environment and the learnings from board work that apply back into her day job.

Laura has worked as a brand-side marketer for the majority of her career spanning her native Canada and twenty years in Asia across two stints. Renowned as a B2B marketer and communications specialist, Laura has driven marketing strategy and transformation across a number of sectors. Currently Director of Business Development/Marketing/Communications at legal giant Baker & McKenzie in APAC, Laura has also worked for A.T. Kearney, Electrolux, Shell, Saatchis and Johnson & Johnson and run her own business.

As usual, the format for the evening is a meet and greet from 7pm - 7.30pm with the presentation to start by 7.45pm. We aim to finish the formalities by 10pm and to exit the venue by 10.30pm at the latest.

SWIMMA is not a sponsored event and as a result, every guest pays their own dinner costs. To confirm your attendance, please pre-pay via this Peatix invite. For this venue, we will experiment with a dinner plus two drinks price. On the night, if you wish to order more wine, you can choose to purchase separately from the wine cellars.

ABOUT SWIMMA - Singapore Women in Media, Marketing, Advertising

A regular invitation only catch up of senior female marketing and media executives with regional responsibility at their companies and / or experienced entrepreneurs. The mission of the group is to develop relationships, expand our networks beyond our own verticals and learn about how other businesses operate in the region.

Typically, the event features a presentation about a business or industry issue and all attendees contribute to the discussion to make it a true knowledge exchange. The event operates under the Chatham House Rule, meaning participants are free to use the information received, but neither the identity nor the affiliation of the speaker(s), nor that of any other participant, may be revealed.

Mon Oct 3, 2016
7:00 PM - 10:30 PM SGT
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Merchants @ Duxton
Dinner and 2 drinks SOLD OUT $100.00
Venue Address
52-53 Duxton Rd, 089516 Singapore