McDonald’s boss Helen Nash joins Mumbrella360 speakers

helen farquarMcDonald’s Australia’s chief operating officer Helen Nash has joined the lineup for Mumbrella360 for a discussion on the issues faced by women aspiring to senior roles within the media and marketing industry.

Prior to the COO role, Nash (formerly Farquhar) was senior vice president and marketing director at McDonald’s.

The panel is being curated by Mango Communications MD Simone Drewry.

Also taking part is Deborah Thomas, GM of media, public affairs and brand development at ACP. Thomas was previously a long-serving editor-in-chief of Australian Women’s Weekly.

A further participant is Lindsey Evans, a partner at ad agency Happy Soldiers and a board member of The Communications Council.

They will also be joined for the discussion by Russel Howcroft, CEO of advertising group Y&R Brands. Howcorft is also known for his regular spot on The Gruen Transfer.

The debate is one of a string of events taking place as part of Mumbrella360 at the Hilton Hotel in Sydney on June 7 and 8.

Discounted early bird bookings and more details of the programme are available on the Mumbrella360 website until Friday.



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