CEW UK is delighted to announce the launch of an industry-first Two-Way Mentoring Scheme, supported by PUIG, which is open for applications to all members from TODAY until 5pm on Friday 11th February.
In this first cycle, 25 CEW members will be selected to be mentored by 25 Mentors via a simple application process.
What is Mentoring?
Simply put, mentoring is a planned pairing of a more skilled or experienced person with a less experienced person. It involves active engagement, between the Mentor and the Mentee, helping to explore any issues or aims, and both short and long term objectives.
Mentors will provide direction and advice either within an organisation, or within an industry. They provide a neutral sounding board, and will draw on their expertise and experience to help the Mentee overcome obstacles, and think through problems. They can advise on career planning, and offer insight into business challenges using their own experiences.
Mentors support and question, helping the Mentee to develop a greater understanding not only of their business, but how to approach the many varied management stresses, that running a team of people, with all their quirks and needs, can present. Their knowledge and experience, can help short-cut the learning process, turbo-charging professional growth, offering the Mentee a real advantage in the workplace.
Whether it’s advice on giving feedback, working with tricky retailers, navigating internal politics, or preparing for a promotion interview, the advice of a Mentor is priceless.
How does it work?
We are delighted to introduce you to the group of mentors who have stepped forward for CEW UK’s industry first two-way mentoring programme.
Places on the programme are limited and will be allocated on first come first-served basis. You must have a valid CEW membership, be available to attend our launch chemistry session on 24th February 2022 which will be taking place at the offices of PUIG UK.
Please select four mentors you would be keen to connect with and complete the application form here before 5pm on Friday 11th February.
Meet The Mentors
Aaron Chatterley – Founder
E-commerce, Marketing, Strategy.
Antonia Burrell, CEO, Antonia Burrell Holistic Skincare
Aesthetics, senior sales management, public speaking, business development, cosmetic chemistry, creativity, research & insight, leadership.
Catherine Bossom, Head of Beauty, TVG
Retail specialist with over 20 years in the beauty industry.
Cecile Budge, Previously CEO at Omorovicza Cosmetics, now Advisory
End to end General management in Mass and Premium Beautycare. Organisational leadership development and business transformation.
Celine Gilg, Managing Director, PUIG UK
General management, female leadership and empowerment, lifelong learning and career proofing.
Geraldine (Gerry) Anyanwu, Client Development Director, Global
Sales, business development, advertising, networking, growth mindset.
Gill Smith, Managing Director, The Perfume Shop
Experienced CEO and CFO in retail and FMCG global corporations, interest in business transformation, strategic thinking and digital acceleration.
Hanna Coonagh, Managing Director, Inovia International
Product Development, Manufacturing, Brand Creation, Sales, Retail, Finance, Company Strategy design and execution. Leadership and people development.
Heidi Bannister, Founder & Managing Director, Arthur Edward
An energetic and enthusiastic leader, great networker and coach. Self-motivated, goal driven and competitive with a true passion for the cosmetic industry and helping people.
Hind Sebti, Founder and COO Waldencast / CEO Waldencast Brands
Beauty General management from product to brand to business.
Julietta Dexter, Founder & Chief Growth and Purpose Officer, Science Magic
CEO Skills, Community Building, Purpose, Business Responsibility, Purpose and Sustainability. Start up. Entrepreneurialism.
Liz Warom, Managing Director, Owner and Founder, Templespa
Creating and launching a skincare business. Skincare Product Expertise. Inspirational leadership. Multiple Channel Growth Strategies.
Mia Collins, Head of Beauty, Harrods
Leadership of a Luxury Buying Division, Opening new beauty concept and stores, Creating and nurturing brand relationships, Leading a high performing team; coaching and developing people.
Noelle Shine, CEO, Vibe Partners
Beauty brand, concept business and growth partner, specialising with early stage and start up brands helping to use global experience with multiple founders to build strategies for stand out and scale. Deep global commercial and trading experience that combines big vision with hands on know-how, and always considers customer first in an evolving world of distribution and communication. Has worked with multiple founders to help focus their message and build out their business model with next stage clarity of action.
Oriele Frank, Chief Product and Sustainability Officer & Co-Founder, Elemis
Leadership, Brand Strategy, Marketing, Product Development and Sustainability. From start up to global expansion.
Roisin Donnelly, Non Exeecutive Director
Experienced beauty leader and brand builder. Passion in building and transforming organisations and coaching leaders to be their best. Expertise in innovation, digital and tech.
Ruby Dhillon, Director of Marketing and Communications, Tom Ford Beauty
Energising brand-building expert, working across the top ultra Luxury Beauty brands within 3 of the biggest Beauty Corporations globally, leading diverse teams across Europe, Asia and NA. Passionate in driving diversity in brand communications and within teams.
Sallie Berkerey, Managing Director, CEW
General Management, Marketing, Brand and Media specialist.
Sarah Brown, CEO Pai Skincare Limited
Anything and everything related to starting and growing a skincare brand and business.
Stephanie Traore, Co-Founder S+S Brand Services
360 Marketing strategy both on and offline, creating brand retail strategies and campaigns, trade marketing plans and navigating the world of luxury and premium retail. A strong leader, skilled in digital and brand marketing with superior brand knowledge across the entire health and beauty category.
Tania Littlehales, PR Director
PR & Communications strategy and implementation. Exceptional team leader and collaborator, experienced in brand purpose and sustainability.
Tanwa Edu, Head of Consultancy, Lumen
Highly empathetic, diplomatic, a true listener, curious about people and business. Ability to assess situations in a fair, balanced unjudgmental manner. Honest and the foresight to see potential difficulties but also opportunities.
Tara Singleton – Head of Beauty at M&S
Experienced across retail across all categories, Beauty, Womenswear, Kids, Lingerie & Home. Extensive experience in trading roles and merchandising, more recently in brand management and own-brand product development.
Tracey Woodward, CEO Modern Botany
An experienced CEO with a demonstrated history of working within the Beauty and Wellness Industry.
Vesa Kalho, Buying Manager, Beauty, Fenwick
Experienced Buying Manager within premium and prestige Beauty developing brands sales and marketing in partnership to enhance the value for both parties.
Please note – applications for the scheme are on a first come first served basis and must be accompanied by a valid membership to CEW. Applicants must also be able to attend the onboarding event on 24th February.
The programme will run for an initial 6 months, so if you are unable to get on the first cycle, there will be additional opportunities later in the year. More details to follow in due course.
We would like to thank all of our Mentors for stepping forward to offer their time and expertise, and to thank Céline Gilg, CEW Board member, and Managing Director of PUIG UK and Ireland, for her support in delivering this valuable initiative.
Please contact the CEW team if you have any questions email@example.com.