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Shaping the future of banking

9/18/2018
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Liz Simpson talks to Colin Walsh, CEO and founder of Varo Money. Walsh explains how banking has become ripe for disruption and the role technology has been playing to transform the sector. He discusses both his journey as a leader and the skills he has been seeking in his team to thrive through change.

Duration:00:14:57

Small teams as lighthouses: Modelling organizational change

8/14/2018
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Heidrick & Struggles’ AJ van den Berg speaks with Rainer Baumann, Head Group Digital and Information at Swiss Re. Baumann explains why it is important for organizations to be agile to survive in today’s volatile, uncertain, complex, and ambiguous (VUCA) environment. He discusses not only the necessary leadership skills to make agility a reality but also the mind-set and behaviours that enable this organizational shift.

Duration:00:26:12

Accelerating across a changing landscape

6/14/2018
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Stefano Salvatore speaks with Andy Palmer, chief executive officer of Aston Martin. Andy explains how advancing client expectations and technologies are revolutionizing the standards of the automotive industry and how Aston Martin outperforms the competition by encouraging its teams to take risks and be creative. He also discusses how Aston Martin needs to behave like a “105-year-old start-up” to break through the status quo and navigate such a disruptive environment.

Duration:00:23:10

Transforming with agility, leading with purpose

5/1/2018
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NiQ Lai, chief operating officer of Hong Kong Broadband Network (HKBN), discusses how striking the right balance between fulfilling the company’s purpose and achieving bottom-line results led to the company’s expeditious growth.

Duration:00:20:16

Lessons from the disrupted

4/3/2018
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Heidrick & Struggles speaks with Steven Overman, Chief Marketing Officer at Kodak. Overman discusses both Kodak’s and Nokia’s journeys through disruption: the challenges they faced and how the strategy to overcome them.

Duration:00:28:56

Wind of Change

3/19/2018
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Jamie Page speaks with Peter Weckesser, digital transformation officer for Airbus Defence and Space. Weckesser discusses how Airbus is navigating continuous disruption while undergoing one of the most dynamic digital transformation programs in the aerospace and defense industry.

Duration:00:26:17

Understanding The Online Breadcrumbs

3/6/2018
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Michael Netzley speaks with Jørn Lyseggen, founder and CEO of Meltwater, the global media-intelligence company. Lyseggen discusses how exploiting digital data—the “online breadcrumbs”—will greatly help businesses make more effective, real-time decisions and thus execute their strategies more quickly.

Duration:00:25:07

Perfect Chemistry

2/20/2018
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Lewis Adams speaks with Antonio Carrillo Rule, outgoing CEO of Mexichem, one of the largest chemical companies in Latin America. In their conversation, Carrillo Rule recounts Mexichem’s journey from a national firm to becoming a diversified global player. He also explains how Mexichem integrates its strategic acquisitions into its greater culture and the need for adaptability in the Industry 4.0 age.

Duration:00:20:13

Culture Through the Regulator’s Lens

2/5/2018
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Senn Delaney’s Priya Dixit Vyas talks to Natalie Ceeney, chair of Innovate Finance and former CEO of the UK Financial Ombudsman. From the regulator’s perspective, Ceeney explains how corporate culture in financial services was a major factor in the 2008 financial crisis, and how the advent of FinTech is now changing that culture, 10 years on.

Duration:00:20:22

Powering the Future

1/22/2018
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Jamie Page speaks with Cedrik Neike, Member of the Managing Board at Siemens. Neike discusses how Siemens is using innovation and technology to better the future of the industry but also that of society.

Duration:00:31:13

Reimagining the Role of the Bank CEO

1/16/2018
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Daren Kemp talks to Antony Jenkins, Founder and Executive Chairman of 10X Banking and the former CEO of Barclays. Jenkins explains how corporate culture in financial services was a key factor in the 2008 financial crisis and 10 years on, how FinTech is helping to transform that culture.

Duration:00:20:05

Beyond Diversity to Inclusion

12/5/2017
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Bill Bradley speaks with David Casey, vice president of workforce strategies and chief diversity officer at CVS Health. Casey discusses the distinction between diversity and inclusion and why gathering together the right skill sets and perspectives is a crucial business capability. He also describes how he built a level of trust with senior leaders and used culture-shaping principles to shape CVS Health’s efforts in developing an inclusive company culture.

Duration:00:38:10

Mastering digital innovation at GE

11/21/2017
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Mark Livingston speaks with Ashley Haynes, vice president and general manager of global support at GE Digital, the division within General Electric focused on leading the industrial giant into a new era of digitized, cloud-based operations. In a conversation at the GE’s offices in California, Haynes explains how GE has moved from a traditional industrial company to a fully digitized one that embraces the Industrial Internet of Things. She also offers tips on how to...

Duration:00:23:02

In Pursuit of Omnichannel Nirvana

10/30/2017
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Sam Burman speaks with Raghav Lal, EVP and Chief Data and Analytics Officer at Westfield Retail Solutions, the division within Westfield Corporation that is focused on reinventing the shopping experience. In a conversation via Skype, Lal explains the innovations traditional “bricks and mortar” retailers have developed in order to keep up with online businesses. He also analyses whether the chasing of distinct physical or digital channels in recent past has been...

Duration:00:20:07

From Race Track to Real World

9/20/2017
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Rory Singleton speaks with Ian Rhodes, CEO of McLaren Applied Technologies, a division of the world-famous racing team and supercar manufacturer. Rhodes started out at Rolls-Royce developing aircraft engines and spent much of his career at PA Consulting, where he supported technology, healthcare, and life sciences companies in driving innovation. In a conversation via Skype, Rhodes discusses McLaren’s cutting-edge technologies for the automotive and racing industries...

Duration:00:22:33

Turning the Tanker

9/20/2017
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Heidrick & Struggles’ Rory Singleton speaks with Denzil Samuels, global chief channel officer at Hewlett Packard Enterprise. Samuels joined HPE from GE Digital, where he served as the global head of channels, alliances, business development, and ventures. In a conversation via Skype, Samuels discusses GE’s digital transformation and the keys steps the company took to accelerate its growth and performance.

Duration:00:17:36

The Power of Paranoia

9/20/2017
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Heidrick & Struggles' Rory Singleton speaks with Girish Nadkarni, founder of ABB Technology Ventures. In a conversation via Skype, Nadkarni discusses what makes venture groups successful, his personal recipe for innovation, the consequences of Industry 4.0 on the industrial sector, and the type of leadership necessary to navigate this new landscape.

Duration:00:17:01

Dubai to Abu Dhabi in 12 Minutes

9/20/2017
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Heidrick & Struggles' Jamie Page speaks with Nick Earle, SVP of Hyperloop One - a futuristic rapid transit system best described as a cross between a Concorde jet, a rail gun, and an air hockey table. Nick discusses how he's managed to shake up traditional companies, and the challenges of measuring the performance of something that's never been done before

Duration:00:19:42