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December, 2021

Andrew Thornton returns as Australian Marketing Institute Board Chair

The Australian Marketing Institute (AMI) Board of Directors has elected Andrew Thornton as the new Chair of the Board. Andrew succeeds Lynda Cavalera, who stepped down after three years as Chair.

Newly appointed Chair Andrew Thornton said he was honoured to take on the responsibility.

”I am pleased to have been appointed Chair of the Australian Marketing Institute and thank my fellow directors for their support. I am excited by the prospect of working with the new Board and in particular, Maria De Conno as the new Deputy Chair.  We have a very talented, diverse and experienced team of directors which I am confident will take the AMI forward on the next phase of our evolution. ”

“Our members are our most important asset, and we will continue to evolve the AMI to meet the current and emerging needs of our members.”

John Kim, Paul Nicolaou, John Clay, Nick Kariotoglou will return to the Board alongside Narendra Prasad (Chief Executive Officer). AMI will also welcome Chris Taylor, Bronwyn Powell, Louise Cummins and Simon Cheng as newly appointed directors and Maria De Conno as Deputy Chair.

Image of Andrew Thornton, the newly appointed AMI Chair.

Andrew Thornton, B.Bus, FAMI (Life), CPM, MAICD

Andrew is passionate about lifting the level of professionalism in marketing in Australia and for AMI members to be recognised and respected alongside other professionals.

Image of Maria De Conno, newly appointed deputy chair of AMI.

Maria De Conno, FAMI CPM

A leading Marketing professional, with 20 years industry experience. Maria has a clear mandate to make a difference within the Australian Marketing community through leadership, building an agency to deliver relevant and modern areas of marketing and be an integral part the of Marketing association to impact the Australian Marketing community.