Retail Week Live: speakers announced

Retail Week Live: speakers announced

Walmart International’s Judith McKenna is set to become the first woman CEO to open Retail Week Live, as the conference returns to London this spring. 

It will take place from 27th to 28th March, with McKenna offering a perspective on both thriving and surviving in retail in 2019. She will look at a fast changing landscape and what it takes to lead a business in these challenging times. 

Also speaking:

  • Sarah Willet, Group People Director, Shop Direct

  • Sue Carvell, Commercial Director – Cath Kidston

  • Claire Arksey, Global Executive Director of Retail – Urban Outfitters

  • Christina Rapsomanikis, European e-Commerce Director, Coty

  • Dr Kim Winser OBE, Founder & CEO – Winser London

  • Ella d’Amato, Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer, Notonthehighstreet

  • Miriam Lahage, CEO – Figleaves

  • Carla Buzasi, Managing Director – WGSN

  • Fran Bishop, Founder, Pud!

  • Holly Tucker, MBE, Founder – Holly & Co, Notonthehighstreet

  • Ailbhe and Izzy Keane, Co-Founder, Izzy Wheels

  • Anna Blackburn, MD, Beaverbrooks

  • Joanne Mackie, Customer & People Director - AS Watson

  • Leonie Foster, Chief Customer & Digital Officer – Dunelm

  • Morgan Fowles, COO, Spoke London

  • Sarah John, Co-Founder, Boss Brewing

  • Tessa Cook, Co-Founder and CEO – Olio

  • Vasiliki Petrou, Group CEO and Executive Vice President – Unilever Prestige

  • Zoe Wong, Director of Finance and Operations, Depop

“We’re proud to have such an impressive roster of female business leaders making up 50% of the speaker line up at Retail Week Live. It shines the spotlight on the issue of gender equality for women in the workplace and, specifically, in the boardroom,” says Retail Week Live Programme Director Hannah Tovey.

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