Embracing Creativity with Craig Inglis, Chairman of The Marketing Society

In this episode, you learn what is creative marketing, how to embrace creativity in 2021 and the origins of the John Lewis Christmas adverts.


Key Takeaways

  • Shared pain. Know each other better. More brands doing the right thing.
  • Marketing is about business. There to drive growth.
  • Specialisms not silos
  • Innovation and creativity is finding a positive disruption to do something better tomorrow
  • Can’t use up creativity
  • Need to tell the commercial story
  • “Colleagues” not “stakeholders”

Who is Craig Inglis?

Craig started his career in 1992 as a marketing graduate trainee at Thomson Holidays.


He joined John Lewis in 2008 as Head of Brand Communications and became Marketing Director in 2010.


After 12 amazing years, he decided it was time to move on and is now the non-executive Chairman of the Marketing Society since 2018.


Outside of work, Craig is generally busy with his four kids, loves running, cycling, golf and snowboarding.



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