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2024: Our Predictions for the Consumer Sector
As the consumer sector braces for the ever-changing tides of 2024, a tapestry of possibilities unfolds. Simon Walton, Partner and Head of the Consumer Practice…
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Consumer goods: How to compete for high calibre leadership talent
Simon Walton, Head of the Consumer Practice, explains what consumer goods companies can do to attract the best leadership talent in a competitive market.
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Sarah Findlater, Group HR Director at Marks & Spencer talks Flexible Working
In the latest episode of Berwick Partners’ and Odgers Berndtson’s Leadership Series, Alka Gandhi, Head of Retail in our Retail, Consumer & Leisure Practice was…
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Leadership & Transformation – delivering significant change
Post-pandemic many leaders continued to wrestle with a number of constantly changing economic challenges and delivering transformation, innovation and leadership against this backdrop. I was…
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Transformational Leadership: An Interview with Ann Steer, CEO at online retailer Freemans
In our latest Transformational Leaders Interview series, Alka Gandhi, Head of Retail at Berwick Partners executive search firm recently interviewed Ann Steer, Chief Executive Officer…
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Sustainability: Cost, challenges and courage
Jo Whitfield joined the Co-op in 2016 as Finance Director for Co-op Food Group and became Chief Executive in 2017 making her the first female…
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Five minutes with…Julie Lavington, Joint CEO & Co-Founder of Sosandar
‘The British fashion brand everyone is talking about’ Julie and her business partner Ali Hall co-founded Wilmslow-based Sosandar in September 2016 and is a rapidly growing…
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Crisis and beyond with Dan Staples, Chief Marketing Officer of (TGI) Fridays
Kathryn Gill, Leisure & Hospitality Consultant at Berwick Partners, was delighted to speak with Dan Staples, Chief Marketing Officer of (TGI) Fridays, about his experiences…
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Five minutes with…Cat Gazzoli, Founder of Piccolo
Cat Gazzoli is the Founder of Piccolo, the organic, healthy baby food brand. Creating wholesome, sustainable food while giving back to society and supporting charities…
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Independent retailers – Will the Chancellor’s financial package be enough?
Independent retailers have long been facing tough challenges, not least of which the steady demise of the high street
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Retail Leadership Dinner: ‘The disruptive US retail brand challenging the UK market… Customer pull, not retailer push’
It is a pertinent time for retailers to assess, amend and innovate within their business models, ensuring that the customer is at the forefront of…
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Developing your career beyond HR? Kathryn Austin, Chief People and Marketing Officer at Pizza Hut
In the third of our ‘developing your career beyond HR’ series, we speak to Kathryn Austin, Chief People and Marketing Officer at Pizza Hut Restaurants,…
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