About GDMA

The GDMA is an organisation that represents, supports and unites marketing associations from around the globe that focus on data-driven marketing.

It leads worldwide initiatives aimed at providing marketers with global trends, thought leadership and know-how on data-driven marketing and advertising across all sectors, disciplines and channels.

In excess of 30 affiliate organisations are part of GDMA. Collectively, they represent a significant proportion of the world’s major brands, corporations, suppliers and agencies.

Through its members associations, the GDMA provides access to the world’s largest network of data-driven marketing organisations and influencers.

Global GDMA Executives

Martin Nitsche
Germany - DDV

Martin Nitsche is Chair of GDMA and Founder and Managing Partner of Solveta GmbH and is considered as one of Germany’s leading CRM and Marketing experts.

Andrea Martens
Australia - ADMA

Andrea Martens in the CEO of ADMA, the Association for Data-Driven Marketing and Advertising in Australia.

Chris Combemale
United Kingdom - DMA UK

Chris Combemale is the Group CEO of the DMA UK, comprising the DMA, IDM and TPSL companies.

David Dickens
South Africa - DMASA

David Dickens is Chief Executive Officer of South Africa’s DMA.

Diana Janssen
The Netherlands - DDMA

Diana Janssen has been the director general of the Dutch DMA since 2006. She is currently also serving as FEDMA’s Co-Chair.

Didier Farge
France - SNCD

Didier Farge is the President of the Strategic Committee of the French “ DMA” Data & Marketing Association SNCD, after having been the organisation’s President for 4 years.

John Wiltshire
Canada - CMA

John Wiltshire is President and Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Marketing Association.

Joost van Nispen
Spain - ICEMD

Joost is Founder & Chairman of ICEMD, The Institute for the Digital Economy (Spain), which has been part of ESIC Business & Marketing School since 2011.

Malin Anglert
Sweden - SWEDMA

Malin Anglert CEO, new CEO of SWEDMA since 2018. Malin is a experienced senior change leader with focus on Marketing, Customer Experience and Digital Transformation.

Mary Teahan
Argentina - AMDIA

Mary Teahan is past Chair of GDMA – formerly IFDMA – Mary is Board Member and Honorary President of amdia, the Argentinean DMA.

Shelly Singh
UAE - MENA

Shelly Singh is Founder & COO of DMA, MENA. Shelly is an adept media and marketing professional with two decades of contributions in print media.

Valentina Carnevali
Italy - DMA Italia

Valentina Carnevali is Co-founder of 4IT Group and CEO of DMA Italia.

Vatsal Asher
India - DMA Asia

Vatsal Ahser is Founder and CEO of DMA Asia. He started his journey with DMAi as a Director & CEO in 2011.

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