Meet the D&AD Impact Council

The D&AD Impact Council is made up of senior figures from across the creative, social entrepreneur, Venture Capital and NGO space and exists to support and represent D&AD Impact’s mission to drive creativity that powers change.

Vincent Gillet

VP International Marketing Hertz

Vincent is VP International Marketing at Hertz, overseeing the centenary brand across 150+ countries where he plays a central role in the full refit of all its digital platforms to re-imagine a new seamless, fully digitised customer journey across all touch points whilst evolving the iconic brand into a mobility 1st world.

Prior to that, Vincent spent 25+ years marketing leading premium brands across Retail, Wine & Spirits, Hospitality & Automotive industries, such as Chanel, LVMH, Six Senses, Starwood, Infiniti. A passionate global marketer, Vincent has lived and worked across Asia, Europe & US.

Vincent has a strong interest for sustainability and particularly water conservation. Whilst he was CMO with Six Senses, a boutique luxury hospitality brand and a pioneer in sustainable tourism and preventative wellness, he launched a series of educational water fundraiser called “Watermen” involving leading marine biologists, world-champion watermen which was the catalyst for the launch of Blue Marine foundation backed conservation in the Maldives.