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10th Nov

9.30 - 11.30am

2 hours 30 mins

12th Nov

9.30 - 11.30am

2 hours 30 mins

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Regroup with your peers and use this Leaders' Summit as a space to explore how we can all be the best possible leaders in such testing times.

The Leaders' Summit is for senior leaders, retail chief executives and board members who know we are at a turning point in how we do business.

This will be thought leadership aimed at guiding, inspiring and supporting you through a difficult, but potentially revolutionary time to ensure the sector and its workforce thrives post-pandemic.

Complete this registration page to get access to the Virtual Leaders' Summit.

Kindly note this virtual event is for retailers only.

Speakers 10th Nov:

 

Kate Hardcastle MBE

Kate Hardcastle MBE

TV consumer and business insight expert and founder
Insight with Passion

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John joined David Jones department store (established in 1838 to sell “the best and most exclusive goods”) in October 2016, as Group Executive Digital and member of the Executive Committee.

John was promoted in September 2017 to Chief Digital Officer, WHL Australasia and joined the Regional Executive Committee.  With responsibility for Digital transformation (inc full profit and loss) across David Jones and Country Road Group (Country Road, Mimco, Politix, Trenery, Witchery). John has an executive MBA, is an RSA fellow, Associate of the Institute Wine and Spirits.

James Gold

James Gold

founder
Skinnydip London

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Chris Vincent Chris leads global ecommerce consultancy Practicology, whose Australian division works with brands including Nike, Converse, David Jones, Country Road, Kikki K, Rip Curl and Rodd & Gunn. He has been responsible for delivering change projects within consumer businesses around the world for more than 20 years.

Prior to joining Practicology as its first employee in Australia, Chris was CIO for Australian fashion retailer Pretty Girl Fashion, and before that Head of Retail IT for surf brand Billabong. While with Billabong, Chris was responsible for integrating seven retail acquisitions into the business. Earlier in his career, as CIO for Australian fashion retail brand General Pants, Chris successfully launched General Pants’ and Surf Dive N Ski’s brands online.

Nouman Qureshi

Nouman Qureshi

category lead
eBay UK

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

Rory Westbrook

Rory Westbrook

chief executive
True Vintage

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones MBE

Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones MBE

founder
The Black Farmer

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

David McDowall

David McDowall

chief operating officer
Brewdog

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

Steve Dool

Steve Dool

head of brand partnerships
Depop

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

Rob Feldmann

Rob Feldmann

chief executive
BrandAlley

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

 

Speakers 12th Nov:

 

Clarke Carlisle

Clarke Carlisle

ex-professional footballer and commentator
ITV Sport

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John joined David Jones department store (established in 1838 to sell “the best and most exclusive goods”) in October 2016, as Group Executive Digital and member of the Executive Committee.

John was promoted in September 2017 to Chief Digital Officer, WHL Australasia and joined the Regional Executive Committee.  With responsibility for Digital transformation (inc full profit and loss) across David Jones and Country Road Group (Country Road, Mimco, Politix, Trenery, Witchery). John has an executive MBA, is an RSA fellow, Associate of the Institute Wine and Spirits.

Fiona Dawson

Fiona Dawson

global VP
president, Mars Food, multisales and global customers

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Chris Vincent Chris leads global ecommerce consultancy Practicology, whose Australian division works with brands including Nike, Converse, David Jones, Country Road, Kikki K, Rip Curl and Rodd & Gunn. He has been responsible for delivering change projects within consumer businesses around the world for more than 20 years.

Prior to joining Practicology as its first employee in Australia, Chris was CIO for Australian fashion retailer Pretty Girl Fashion, and before that Head of Retail IT for surf brand Billabong. While with Billabong, Chris was responsible for integrating seven retail acquisitions into the business. Earlier in his career, as CIO for Australian fashion retail brand General Pants, Chris successfully launched General Pants’ and Surf Dive N Ski’s brands online.

Debbie Johnson

Debbie Johnson

retail director
Dell Technologies

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

Wendy Hallett MBE

Wendy Hallett MBE

founder and managing director
Hallett Retail

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

Ella D’Amato

Ella D’Amato

chief commercial and marketing officer
Notonthehighstreet.com

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

John Williams

John Williams

former UK director
Under Armour

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

Ben Marson

Ben Marson

director of partnerships
The Prince's Trust

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

Jody Walker

Jody Walker

social mobility commissioner
The Government's Social Mobility Commission

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

Dave Lewis

Dave Lewis

former chief executive
Tesco

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Håkan Thyr is Director of Strategic Partnerships, EMEA at ChannelAdvisor. He is responsible for maintaining ChannelAdvisor’s strong strategic partner relationships and leading initiatives to establish new channels and opportunities for ChannelAdvisor sellers. Prior to joining ChannelAdvisor, he held roles as COO at Firmstep and Partnerships Director at Bazaarvoice. Håkan holds an MSc from Chalmers University.

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