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Capgemini consultant named in Marketing Academy 2014 scholars

Natasha Pergl @natashapergl of Capgemini Consulting, has been accepted on to the “Marketing Academy 2014 Scholarship Programme” which offers a select group of marketers a year-long programme of mentoring and coaching from senior business leaders and marketers across FTSE 100 organisations. From 600 people who applied, just 30 scholars were selected. Natasha is a consultant in Capgemini Consulting UK’s Digital Transformation and Business Analytics practice.

The Marketing Academy, of which Marketing Week is a founding partner, unveiled the full list of 30 scholars this week after a launch event at Diageo headquarters.
The scholars come from a range of organisations including BBC Worldwide, Camelot, Aviva, BT and Microsoft. Sherilyn Shackell, founder of the Marketing Academy, said: “We have once again been blown away by the level of marketing talent here in the UK. We had some incredibly tough decisions to make when choosing the final 30 scholars and we are grateful to everyone who has helped in the selection process.”

A unique opportunity 
Natasha Pergl, Capgemini ConsultingCommenting on her success, Natasha (right) said: “I’m really excited to be named as a Marketing Academy Scholar for 2014 and the first marketing consultant on the scheme! The programme offers the unique opportunity to work closely with some of the UK’s best marketers and provides coaching and mentoring from talented business and marketing leaders from across the industry. This will help me to better understand the marketing landscape and bring valuable insights back into Capgemini Consulting and I’ll be using it as an opportunity to promote our brand and capabilities more widely.”
Natasha joined Capgemini in 2013. Before this, she was the marketing lead for the manufacturing and utilities sectors at a major IT consulting firm, responsible for end-to-end B2B marketing, campaign management, events and communications.

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Tom Barton
Tom Barton
Tom’s career in communications spans 20 years in the consulting, telecommunications and music industries. He joined Capgemini in 2005 and led the merging of PR, web communications and internal communications into one team. This recognised the convergence of channels and platforms that support an effective communications programme for external and internal audiences. Before joining Capgemini, Tom was global head of media relations at PA Consulting Group, marketing and communications director at his own record label, and had various internal and external communications roles at Cable & Wireless. He plays guitar, darts and cricket, and is still trying to do the Times crossword.

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