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WOMEN IN FOOD AND BEVERAGE LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

25th - 26th, May 2021
Virtual / Streaming

Connecting, empowering and supporting female leaders to unleash their potential and achieve career success.

Overview

- Build mental mechanisms for personal and professional success
- Develop the fundamentals of sustainable leadership to drive meaningful change
- Increase your visibility and position yourself for progression
- Expand your network of like-minded professionals

Speakers

  • Severine Yerriah

    Chief Financial Officer, Australia & New Zealand

    Unilever
  • Amy Rixon

    Chief People Officer

    Frucor Suntory
  • Peter Everett

    Managing Director, ANZ

    General Mills
  • Anna Barlow

    Former Chief Science & Innovation Officer

    Asahi Beverages
  • Angeline Achariya

    Executive Director, Innovation & Growth and Chief Operating & Commercial Officer

    Simplot Australia & Monash Food Innovation
  • Venessa Cule

    Head of Process & Development, FoodCo

    Woolworths Group
  • Clair Stevenson

    Head of Endeavour Drinks Group

    Diageo
  • Joanne Corry

    Head of Procurement, APAC

    The Kraft Heinz Company
  • Steve Chapman

    Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder

    Shine+ Drink
  • Andrew May

    Chief Growth Officer

    v2food
  • Jo Wise

    Leadership Performance Coach

    Jo Wise Leadership
  • Leila Golchin

    Senior Legal Director, APAC

    PepsiCo

Agenda

True North - A recipe for authentic leadership
Leadership Secrets - Paths to Progression
Interactive Workshop
A World in Transition - Conscious Leadership and Sustainability
Future Focused Leaders - Relate, Innovate, Invigorate
Interactive Workshop
Summit Day One

25 May

Case Study

In the hyper-connected, rapid-paced world we live in, leading people requires a personalised approach if you wish to succeed. People want everything customised to their unique needs and preferences, including their leaders. However, it is impossible to be all things to everyone, so what can you do? The answer begins with authenticity, cultivating your leadership style rooted in who you are and what you believe. Severine will share what it means to be an authentic leader, discuss what drives her, and examine the importance of passion and purpose in leadership.


- Identify and communicate your values and purpose

- Use your principles to drive resilience and determination

- Instil trust and cohesion throughout your organisation

  • Severine Yerriah Chief Financial Officer, Australia & New Zealand Unilever

Panel

With lots of people striving for executive leadership and only a few positions available, it’s essential to understand and develop the skills needed to leap into leadership. Our panel of C-Suite leaders will share experiences from their careers, discuss what it takes to make the next step, and provide you with practical tips and tools for career progression.


- C-Suite reflections - The journey to the top and what it took to get there

- Discover the importance of self-development and personal growth

- Develop strategies for navigating your path to progression

  • Amy Rixon Chief People Officer Frucor Suntory

  • Peter Everett Managing Director, ANZ General Mills

  • Angeline Achariya Executive Director, Innovation & Growth and Chief Operating & Commercial Officer Simplot Australia & Monash Food Innovation

  • Clair Stevenson Head of Endeavour Drinks Group Diageo

  • Leila Golchin Senior Legal Director, APAC PepsiCo

Workshop

Build your professional brand and leadership identity

- Identify your purpose and build your personal brand

- Leverage your personal brand to strengthen your leadership identity

- Align your leadership strength with the expectations of your organisation


Enhance authentic and strategic communication

- Learn to understand and prioritise key relationships

- Identify channels for communication and recognise which are the most effective

- Develop successful strategies to make an impact

  • Jo Wise Leadership Performance Coach Jo Wise Leadership

Summit Day Two

26 May

Case Study

Sustainability will shape the future, and corporate leadership will mould sustainable practice. In this increasingly complex and hyper-consuming world, managers and leaders must learn to engage their teams in sustainability. Discuss the relationship between conscious leadership and sustainability in the evolving workforce, and how you can empower change in your organisation.


- Explore the relationship between conscious leadership and sustainability

- Develop strategies for influencing and leading long-lasting, meaningful change

- Discover the power of being curious and collaboration

  • Anna Barlow Former Chief Science & Innovation Officer Asahi Beverages

Panel

As automation, changing consumer preferences, and environmental impact continue to disrupt the industry, you must be ready to adapt and develop skills in the next generation. Future leaders need to think beyond the specialities and silos to the whole production system, understanding how decisions are made and connect. Our panel of industry leaders will discuss the trends and issues facing the industry and explore how leaders can look toward and lead for the future.


- Explore industry issues and identify potential champions of change

- Break down silo mentality and promote cross-functional systems thinking

- Foster collaboration and innovation in your organisation to turn vision into reality

  • Venessa Cule Head of Process & Development, FoodCo Woolworths Group

  • Joanne Corry Head of Procurement, APAC The Kraft Heinz Company

  • Steve Chapman Chief Executive Officer & Co-Founder Shine+ Drink

  • Andrew May Chief Growth Officer v2food

Workshop

Develop emotional agility and overcome criticism

- Effective strategies for self-awareness and self-regulation

- Understand the circles of control, influence and concern

- View criticism as a stepping stone, not a brick wall


Integrate your life and career into a personalised plan for accelerated career development

- Embrace career choices in tune with who you are and what you want to achieve

- Establish a leadership mindset to accelerate your career development

- Develop a personal action plan for strategic career progression

  • Jo Wise Leadership Performance Coach Jo Wise Leadership

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Virtual / Sydney

Sydney, Australia

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