Power 100 Next Generation: Hannah Drew, Brand operations manager, P&G UK and Ireland

Marketing, in association with Engine, profiles 30 of the brightest and best young marketers in the UK today.

Power 100 Next Generation: Hannah Drew, Brand operations manager, P&G UK and Ireland

Work beyond years and peers: Her work on social media: Drew has launched two of P&G’s most successful UK Facebook pages, for Herbal Essences and Aussie. Her strategy has been replicated across the Western Europe business.

Living the brand: ‘I store check all the time, even when I’m not in the UK. It drives my husband mad.’

Advice to even younger self: ‘Don’t wait until you graduate. Think about how to differentiate yourself from other graduates while still at university, in terms of life and activity outside of your degree course. Have a passion to learn, be prepared to get stuck in and ask questions. Trust your gut and stick with it’

Background: Student marketing posts whetted her appetite for the fusion of business strategy and creativity. ‘My Dad was a marketer, too, and I thought what he did on a daily basis looked interesting.’

Brand passion: ‘I’ve been at P&G for six years and had roles across 10 brands. I’m still learning every day.’

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