Australian Marketing Institute Announce New Chair

The Board of the Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) has appointed Lynda Cavalera as its new Chair. Lynda was previously Deputy Chair.

Andrew Thornton was appointed Deputy Chair, following the completion of his 3 year term as Chair.

Commenting on her appointment, Lynda remarked, “I am thrilled that the Board has appointed me to the role of Chair of the Australian Marketing Institute. I am pleased that Andrew will be the new Deputy Chair to ensure we maintain leadership continuity and stability whilst we continue to transition the AMI in line with our member needs.”

“My vision for the AMI is to create a relevant and sustainable association that is valued by its members throughout their career journey, while raising the profile of the marketing profession as a key driver of organisational viability and growth.”

Lynda Cavalera is a strategic yet hands-on commercial, creative strategy and marketing professional with over 25 years’ experience across complex organisations in B2B and B2C markets. Lynda has strong skills across the full marketing discipline, including strategy, brand, customer experience, product and integrated campaigns, all underpinned with solid research, data and insights experience.

With experience across banking, financial services, and education sectors, Lynda has a solid reputation as a results-orientated professional who is passionate about building amazing brands with compelling customer value propositions. As a strong leader she is renowned as an inspirational, empowering and trusted leader who builds high-performing teams and can easily and credibly work across all levels of an organisation.

First serving on the Victorian State Committee, she has been an active member of the Australian Marketing Institute for most of her career. Lynda has also been an awards judge and marketing mentor before joining the AMI national board in 2015.

About Australian Marketing Institute (AMI)

The Australian Marketing Institute is the preeminent professional association for marketers in Australia. The AMI’s core purpose is to support progress in the careers of our members and advance the marketing profession.

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