Sara’s executive career split into two chapters. The first was with global advertising agencies, working in London and SE Asia on a host of famous brands. The second was in the very different environment of regulated industries first at BT, then Barclays and finally Nationwide, serving on the ExCos of the latter two. Her final role was as Chief Product and Marketing Officer of Nationwide and CEO of The Mortgage Works subsidiary. She is one of the leading brand and marketing experts of her generation, winning a number of prestigious industry awards.
2023 sees the start of career chapter three, focussing on Board and advisory work.
Sara has been a Non-Executive Director of the Lawn Tennis Association since 2018, is Chair of the Remuneration Committee and a member of the Committee of Management for Wimbledon. She also has over a decade’s experience as a charity Board Trustee.
Join us online for our upcoming event, "Why Marketing Matters," as we explore the critical role that marketing plays in
In this intimate webinar we heard from Sara Bennison, Nationwide’s first ever CMO, discussing what bravery means to her and