Jill Reid joined Fairleigh Dickinson University, Vancouver Campus as a full-time faculty member (Department of Marketing and Entrepreneurship) in August 2012. Born in the UK, Jill received her Bachelor’s (Honours) degree in German & Sociology from the University of Salford, England, and an MBA from Aston University, England. Following an international career in the corporate sector, Jill was drawn back to academia and moved to Canada in 2008 to study for a PhD at the Sprott School of Business at Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario. During her time in Ottawa, Jill taught courses in International Marketing, International Buyer Behaviour, and International Business; regularly reviewed papers for academic journals and conferences; served as an elected VP for the Sprott PhD Association; and continues to work with former colleagues on academic papers for publication. Jill also served as a volunteer reading tutor at a local primary school in Ottawa, with the aim of encouraging a passion for reading and learning among Grade 1 & 2 students.
A seasoned marketer, Jill brings to FDU-Vancouver many years of international business experience working in over 30 countries and representing major multi-national companies such as Gillette, Bayer, Oral-B, Newell Rubbermaid, etc. During her corporate career, Jill held senior marketing management positions such as European Marketing Director for Home Fashion in Paris, Group Business Manager for Oral-B in London and Gillette Marketing Manager Eastern Europe in Warsaw, providing innumerable practitioner anecdotes with which to supplement course materials, and which has proved very popular with her students.
Jill also has a passion for arts & culture, and can often be seen at international film festivals. In addition, Jill is an avid sports fan – especially following soccer, rugby, tennis and baseball. Jill speaks English and German, and has a working knowledge of French. To contact Jill, you can email her at email@example.com or call her at 604.648.4493 or our toll free number in North America 1.877.338.8002.