Merryck & Co. announces the appointment of the new Head of Faculty, EMEA

October 18, 2019

LONDON — Merryck & Co., the global leadership firm is pleased to announce that Marjorie Kaplan has been appointed Head of Faculty, and has joined the Executive Committee, with effect from 1 October 2019.

Marjorie’s experience in media, entertainment and brand management spans more than 25 years. Prior to joining Merryck, Marjorie spent 20 years as a member of the executive leadership team of global media company Discovery Communications. She has been responsible for multiple brand transformations, business turnarounds and the development of emerging leaders around the world. Most recently she served at Discovery as President of Global Content based in London after numerous roles leading creative and commercial development in the US. Prior to Discovery, she worked in advertising and consumer goods as a senior executive at Ogilvy & Mather and Kraft General Foods where she honed her commitment to customer focus, brand story and insight-based research.

Marjorie is currently an independent non-executive director at publicly listed company ProSiebenSat1, a member of the board of the Grierson Trust and a creative mentor for the Channel 4 Indie Growth Fund.

She was recognised as one of Fast Company’s Most Creative People in Business for her ability to drive transformation and business success by combining creative leadership with financial and strategic rigour.

Marjorie Kaplan commented, “I’m delighted to be Head of Faculty at a time when authentic, high quality leadership is more challenging and also more important than ever. I look forward to supporting the talents and the craft of Merryck’s diverse and committed faculty and our bespoke mentoring.”


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About Merryck & Co.

Merryck & Co. has been helping organisations for 20 years accelerate the impact of leadership. Merryck & Co. is a global firm of experienced CEOs and top business leaders who bring an operator’s lens to executive development. Their services focus on succession, senior leadership development, strategic enterprise transformation, and emerging leadership development. The firm’s clients include some of the most successful executives within the highest-performing companies in the world, boards of directors, and select teams of individuals. For more information please visit:

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