The chief executive of National Lottery operator Camelot and the B2B markets director of internet giant Google are the latest signings to the BMF Conference speaker line-up.
Dianne Thompson CBE, CEO of the Camelot Group of Companies, joined Camelot in 1997 as commercial operations director and took over as chief executive in December 2000. Camelot has raised £29bn for good causes much of which was spent on major building projects in the UK, including the Olympic Park.
Thompson has worked for a variety of manufacturers including ICI Paints, Sterling Roncracft, Woolworths and was managing director of Sandvik Saws and Tools. She received a CBE in 2006 for services to business.
Richard Robinson, director, B2B Markets at Google, has spent over 15 years assisting companies in the development and implementation of effective go-to-market strategies.
At Google he helps businesses develop highly effective digital strategies and prior to Google, was Vice President at IDC, where he led IDC consulting and marketing services business in Europe and he also led the client services division of IDG’s International team based in EMEA.
John Newcomb, BMF MD said: “We are absolutely delighted to have secured Dianne and Richard as speakers at the conference. They are both senior industry figures from two of the most highly regarded and respected consumer brands and their companies continuously strive to make sure they are ‘Fit for the Future’, the theme of our Conference for 2013.”
The BMF All Industry Conference takes place at the Tivoli Marin Hotel, Villamoura, from Thursday June 20 to Sunday June 23 2013.