Women in Wholesale increases mentoring capacity

Women in Wholesale’s Speed Mentoring event returns for 2024 with more mentors than ever before.

Following increased support from the FWD, the annual event will now feature 14 mentors – up from nine the previous year.

The event, which takes place at Convene at 22 Bishopsgate in London on 26 April, is for women working in UK convenience and foodservice wholesale only.

Lyndsey Cambridge, head of engagement & communications at FWD, said: “Networking is crucial to career development, and we are thrilled to support more women than ever before by bringing them together with senior industry leaders in this stunning new venue.”

Elit Rowland, head of communications at JJ Foodservice and founder of WiW, added: “Our mentors will share personal stories designed to help mentees with easy-to-implement tips that will boost their everyday confidence, leadership and teamworking skills. If you are looking for a high-impact investment in your female team, this is the event to go to.”

The mentors are:

Coral Rose, CEO, Fairway Foodservice

Debbie Robinson, CEO, Central England Co-op

Emma Senior, managing director, Sugro

Ruth Fawcett, wholesale & convenience associate director, CCEP

Clare Bocking, director, Immediate Impact

Martin Holmes, people director, Creed Foodservice

Lana Bhikha, joint MD, Woods Foodservice

Melanie Tucker, head of out of home, Biotiful

Richard Howell, founder, Marvel FMCG

Ayman Nasreldin, executive coach

Holly Pennington, HR manager, Parfetts

Kate Carroll, head of charity, Nisa

Tickets cost £179 plus VAT. To register, visit https://mailchi.mp/fwd-uk.com/speed-mentoring-registration-20279712

Published Date: February 6, 2024
Category: Wholesale Industry News