Conversations with diverse leaders from around the globe
Each month, Martin Global Leaders interviews top executives from diverse backgrounds across industries and regions to illuminate how culture informs leadership philosophy and practices in today’s global business environment.
To find out more about the Martin Global Leaders’ GLOBAL INSIDER INTERVIEWS, or to discover the details of our GLOBAL ACCELERATOR executive development program for global leaders, please contact Craig Martin firstname.lastname@example.org or David Howells email@example.com. We would be delighted to speak with you.
Agata Mitchell on Driving Success in Global Markets
Agata Mitchell – International Food Industry Sales Leader, Chicago
“You have to ask “why” a million times – to understand what aspects of consumer preferences are rooted deeply in history and culture.”
>> DOWNLOAD INTERVIEW (PDF) – Global Insider – Driving Success in Global Markets
Aziz El-Azarifi on Suspending Judgment
Aziz El‐Azarifi – Managing Director Middle‐East, Africa & Turkey at General Mills Inc., Dubai
“…it’s essential to suspend judgment and to keep your own baggage carefully stowed away…”
>>DOWNLOAD INTERVIEW (PDF): Global Insider- The Importance of Suspending Judgment
Peggy Fang Roe on Immersing Yourself in the Local Market
Peggy Fang Roe – Chief Sales and Marketing Officer, Asia Pacific, Marriott International, Hong Kong
“It’s important to take time and immerse yourself in each culture. You have to push yourself to learn what’s really happening on the ground. You have to ask a lot of questions and dig really deep.”
>>DOWNLOAD INTERVIEW (PDF): Global Insider – The power of immersing yourself in the local market
Paras Sidapara on Learning What Makes People Tick
Paras Sidapara – Global Head of Managed Services, Financial & Risk – Thomson Reuters, London
“…you can be empathetic without being influential – but the reverse is rarely true.…”
>>DOWNLOAD INTERVIEW (PDF): Global Insider- Learning What Makes People Tick
Stefan Rotter on “Seizing the Day” In Global Careers
Stefan Rotter – Global Marketing Director BASF Ultrason, Shanghai
“…we should all seize the opportunities we are given rather than waiting for perfectly planned career steps…”
>>DOWNLOAD INTERVIEW (PDF): Global Insider- “Seize the Day”
Note To Readers: Our interviews for the Global Insider series offer personal insights from widely experienced people on the issues that have impacted them. They do not necessarily represent the views and policies of their current organization nor those in which they have worked.
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