Title: VP, Global Sales, EMEA
Location: London, United Kingdom
Nicola Mendelsohn is the Vice President of Facebook EMEA, a role she has only just taken up. Previously she was Executive Chairman and a Partner at the advertising agency Karmarama, which she joined in April 2008. She has just stepped down as president of the IPA (the advertising industry trade body), the first woman president in its 96 year history. Late in 2012 she was appointed Industry Chair of the Creative Industries Council a joint forum between the creative industries (including TV, computer games, fashion, music, arts, publishing, film and advertising) and Government. Prior to Karmarama, Nicola was the Deputy Chairman of Grey London and a Board Director at BBH. In 2005 she was featured in Management Today's list of the 'Top 35 Women Under 35’. In May 2011, Nicola was named an ‘International Woman to Watch’ by Advertising Age. In the same year she was awarded as a CEW (Cosmetic Executive Women) Achiever of the Year. In addition, Nicola is a Director of the Women’s Prize for Fiction and a Trustee of The White Ribbon Alliance.