Officials at London-based UBM plc, a global events-led marketing services and communications business, announced the successor to their executive vice president/Group, People & Culture director. Sally Shankland will replace Jennifer Duvalier, who joined ARM plc.
“Sally will work closely with me, our CFO Bob Gray and UBM’s senior executive team to further develop programs to strengthen our positive culture; to attract, develop and retain the talent that is driving forward development and to evolve UBM’s organizational structure and operating model to focus on strong customer and market insight,” said David Levin, CEO, UBM.
Shankland previously worked as CEO of UBM Connect, which is UBM’s U.S.-based B2B marketing services business. She will maintain her involvement with UBM Connect as its non-executive chairman.
Since joining UBM in 1988, Shankland held successive executive positions in marketing, sales and management. She led UBM Medica US’s transition from a print-based publishing business to its position as a leading digital marketing services business serving the U.S. health care market.