Pernille Spiers-Lopez – Board of Directors, Meijer Corporation, ECCO USA and Save the Children; Formerly: CEO and President, IKEA North America

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  • On May 25, 2017
As a retail executive and Board veteran, Pernille Spiers-Lopez has earned her reputation as a candid, courageous, caring leader. Now on Pivot Points™, Pernille talks about the importance of not being a “job snob”, “failing” your way to success, participating in external organizations, knowing when to leave and how to do it well, and being patient […]
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Irene Rosenfeld – Chairman & CEO – Mondelez International

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  • On May 22, 2017
As the Chairman and CEO first of Kraft Foods and now of Mondelez International, she’s been at the top of the “Most Powerful” rankings (Fortune, Forbes, Financial Times, etc) for nearly a decade.  She’s built her reputation as a dynamic and decisive leader, who doesn’t shy away from the tough stuff if she believes it’s […]
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Sally Blount – Dean, Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern; Board of Directors, Abbott Laboratories

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  • On May 15, 2017
Having become the first female Dean at a top 10 US business school and an internationally recognized thought-leader in management, negotiation, and behavioral decision-making, Sally Blount is used to having to forge her own path. Now on Pivot Points™, Sally talks about: what to look for in your first job; how to negotiate for what […]
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Anne M. Mulcahy – Board of Directors: Johnson & Johnson and Target; Chairman, Board of Trustees, Save the Children; Former Chairman and CEO, Xerox Corporation

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  • On May 12, 2017
She may have been described as an “accidental CEO” when she first took the top spot at Xerox back in 2001, but she quickly proved the skeptics wrong by successfully executing the multi-billion dollar turnaround that brought the company back from the brink of bankruptcy. By her own admission, her rise to the corner office […]
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Sarita Nayyar – Managing Director, World Economic Forum US

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  • On May 2, 2017
Born in India, Sarita Nayyar found that not having a brother was the best thing that could have happened to her. The youngest of three girls, she was raised more like a son. That helped her forge a path that led her to study in the US and then land a coveted spot in brand […]
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Carolyn Miles – President and CEO, Save the Children USA

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  • On April 30, 2017
Carolyn Miles is a non-profit pioneer, combining her deep personal passion for children with business savvy and entrepreneurial chutzpa. Now on Pivot Points™, Carolyn shares her stories about why she raised her hand for an overseas posting – without even knowing where she’d be moving, why she believes in trying lots of things and not […]
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Gina Boswell – General Manager, Unilever UK & Ireland; Board of Directors, Manpower Inc and Wolverine

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  • On April 13, 2017
Gina Boswell is such a “gem” it’s no surprise to me that she’s now leading “the jewel in Unilever’s crown” as the head of the UK & Ireland. The blending of a warm, grounded personality with a keen intellect and strong drive to achieve is just a wonderful and highly impactful combination. Despite sometimes losing […]
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Jeri Finard – Board of Directors, Seventh Generation, Former CMO of Kraft Foods Inc., Former Global Brand President at Avon

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  • On April 10, 2017
As 30+ yr consumer products powerhouse, Jeri Finard has earned her reputation as a capable, committed and caring executive. Now on Pivot Points™, Jeri shares how she created her own “launch” opportunity, how she learned to stop apologizing at work; how she learned when and why to say “no” and how she learned that sometimes […]
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Margery Kraus – Founder and Executive Chairman, APCO Worldwide

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  • On April 5, 2017
Margery Kraus is someone you can’t help but respect and admire. Still going strong at 70+, she is a self-made woman in every sense of the word – though she is quick to point out she didn’t do it alone. She built her career by doing things that had never been done and working in […]
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