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Marc Speichert

Chief Digital Officer at GSK Consumer Healthcare

Profile

Marc Speichert joined GSK Consumer Healthcare in January 2017 in the newly-created role of Chief Digital Officer.

In this role Marc is leading a step change in Consumer Healthcare’s digital transformation, as the company strives to become a global leader in this space. Specifically, he is responsible for driving the digital strategy and building capability, focusing on digital marketing, ecommerce, data and insights, digital innovation and key external partnerships including media agencies.

Marc is a seasoned marketing executive and digital expert and joined the company from Richemont where he was Chief Digital Officer. He has over 20 years’ experience working at global FMCG businesses and digital enterprises.

Before Richemont, Marc worked for tech giant Google from 2014 where he was part of the ‘global clients and agency solutions’ leadership team. His mission was to increase ad spend revenue from Google’s biggest clients across consumer packaged goods, luxury and tech industries. As a Managing Director, he helped advertisers reinvent themselves in today's digital world by embracing transformative changes across data and insights, content and creative, retail and products and services.

From 2010 Marc spent four years at L’Oreal as Chief Marketing Officer where he built the CMO function from scratch and drove the marketing and digital transformation within the US business first prior to scaling it across 14 markets globally. The centralised functions included data and insights, media effectiveness and innovation, e-commerce and CRM, digital IT as well as business development. Thanks to the CMO teams across key markets, L’Oreal became one of the most progressive, digitally savvy consumer packaged goods companies.

Marc began his career at Colgate Palmolive in brand marketing where he progressed through a series of domestic & international assignments after completing business school in Paris.

Marc is currently based in the US and will be relocating to the UK during 2017.