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Interimwomen appoints new director to boost growth and development

Interimwomen appoints new director to boost growth and development

Interimwomen, the business forum for women working as interim managers, established by interim provider Russam GMS, is delighted to welcome Diane Morris as its new Director.

Diane brings to Interimwomen over 40 years’ experience in organising and promoting business and women’s networks both in the UK and Asia. She was recently the Chairman of the judging panel for the European Union Women Inventors and Innovators Awards. She is the immediate past President of The International Alliance for Women (, a global umbrella network of women’s organisations and a former Chair of the LSE Female Alumni Network.

Diane is also an accomplished marketing and advertising sales professional. She spent many years in Japan, where she was appointed advertising manager to Japan International Journal. She also set up her own advertising sales agency in Tokyo working with clients including British Airways, Dunhill, Financial Times and Rover. On returning to the UK, Diane founded her own marketing and sales consultancy specialising in conferences and speakers for the Asian market.

Diane will lead Interimwomen with the aim of growing its membership and promoting the organisation to women working as interims and those considering it as a career option.

Charles Russam, Chairman of Russam GMS, says, “Diane is highly regarded in the City and in business circles for promoting the advancement of women to senior management appointments. She also has a wealth of experience in developing women’s networks and will be a tremendous asset to Interimwomen in its next exciting phase of development.”

Diane says, “I am delighted to join Interimwomen as its new Director. Interim management is a growth industry and I am excited about the potential development opportunities. Our goal is to attract a greater number of women into interim management and provide them with the support they need to get established and achieve business success. We are already working on an exciting events programme for 2012.”

In addition to a Masters in  Communications, Advertising and Marketing from the College of Distributive Trades (now London College of Communication), Diane also has a Bsc Econ(Hons) in International History from The London School of Economics.


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