Niall FitzGerald, KBE, becomes Chairman of Brand Learning

Niall FitzGerald, KBE, Chairman of Brand Learning

We are delighted to welcome Niall FitzGerald, KBE, former Chairman and CEO of Unilever and former Chairman of Reuters as non-executive Chairman of Brand Learning. 

Niall was Chairman and CEO of Unilever 1996-2004 and Chairman of Reuters until 2011. He led Unilever through transformation and renewal and currently chairs the British Museum, the Leverhulme Trust and Munster Rugby club among his wide portfolio of consultancy and business interests.

Niall has always been passionate about the role of marketing and brands in driving business growth and is a tireless advocate of the contribution of outstanding people in driving shareholder value. The depth and breadth of international business experience that Niall brings will be of enormous benefit to Brand Learning as we expand beyond our London and New York offices and open our Asia Pacific regional hub in Singapore - as we grow our business globally. 

Niall FitzGerald commented: “I have always admired the work that Brand Learning does for its clients and their deep understanding of the central role that marketing plays in creating the customer value needed to drive growth. Brand Learning brings a sharp edge to organisations seeking to build their marketing capabilities and I look forward to helping expand the business internationally.” 

Niall’s appointment is a huge landmark in the history of Brand Learning; our team is inspired by the extraordinary breadth of experience he brings and are excited to be part of the international expansion he will help drive.