Vanella is Global CEO of Hall & Partners. Prior, she spent 20 years in some of the world’s best advertising agencies, including BBH, JWT, and BBDO.
Vanella has always been passionate about brands and communications, how they are created, and how they work. She constantly strives for outstanding creativity in anything she is involved in.
Hall & Partners specialize in creating commercially and emotionally rewarding brand relationships, closing the ‘relationship gap’ between people, brands, and business. She is particularly interested in how digital technology is transforming business models and has built pioneering new thinking about how brands and communications drive behavioural change.
Vanella’s role is to provide energy, direction, and inspiration for the team, to help them develop strong client relationships and to attract valuable new clients.
Vanella is passionate about sustainability.
Her highlights whilst at Hall & Partners have been to help the company grow successfully (doubling in revenue and trebling in profit). Hall & Partners also became the first research company to win a place in The Sunday Times ‘Top 100 Best Companies to Work For’ and Marketing Magazine’s ‘Research Agency of the Year.’ Vanella has also won a ‘Woman of the Year’ award.
She is Vice Chairman and a Fellow of the Market Research Society having previously chaired The Society.
She is currently seeking a non-executive position in a business focused on building strong brands and relationships, both in the UK and internationally.