With data increasingly important to the company’s strategy, Manjiry’s more than 20 years of experience is highly relevant and complementary.
Landsec’s strategy, set out in October 2020, is based on four key priorities: Optimise the central London business; Reimagine retail; Realise capital from subscale sectors; and Grow through urban opportunities. Data driven decisions and customer centricity are key performance drivers that will be crucial in delivering on these priorities.
Manjiry is currently Global Chief Executive Officer of Gain Theory, a global marketing effectiveness consultancy she helped found in 2015 and a subsidiary of WPP. Throughout her career, she has developed a deep understanding and connective approach towards data, insights and driving profitable growth.
Prior to Gain Theory, Manjiry had been Global Managing Director of a WPP analytics agency, Ohal Ltd, after spending 10 years in senior roles within the retail industry.
Manjiry has been named as one of the 20 Women in Data & Tech initiative in 2018, led by The Female Lead and Women in Data. She was also named as one of the top 100 Women to Watch in the 2020 Cranfield School of ManagementFemale FTSE Board Report.
Cressida Hogg, Chairman, said: “I am delighted to welcome Manjiry to Landsec. Manjiry’s in-depth knowledge of advanced analytics, data, technology and strategic planning, combined with experience of the retail sector, will be a great asset to the Board.”
Manjiry Tamhane, NED, said: “I am excited to be joining Landsec and look forward to adding my experience to an already strong and diverse Board. Landsec’s focus on using data and insights to inform business decisions and create long-term profitable value for all its stakeholders is an exciting opportunity and one I look forward to supporting.”