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5th WOMEN IN RETAIL & FMCG LEADERSHIP SUMMIT

20th - 23rd, April 2020
Auckland, NZ

Practical techniques to seize opportunities & secure a successful future

Speakers

  • Tania Benyon

    CEO Group Sourcing Support & TWL/WSL Merchandise

    The Warehouse Group
  • Deborah Caldwell

    Chief Executive Officer

    STORM Clothing NZ
  • Anne Douglas

    Director, Marketing, Farm Source

    Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited
  • Elizabeth Faull

    Head of Quality, Australia & New Zealand

    Frucor Suntory
  • Nicola O'Rourke

    General Manager

    Lewis Road Creamery
  • Anneliese Carlson

    Head of Product Development

    Kathmandu NZ
  • Fiona Smith

    General Manager, Customer Operations

    Trustpower
  • Tania Bui

    Director, Marketing Excellence & Delivery

    Frucor Suntory
  • Malindi MacLean

    General Manager

    Hubbards Foods Ltd
  • Trish Whitwell

    Head of Innovation

    My Food Bag NZ
  • Eleni Gonzalez

    Head of Route & Foodservices

    Goodman Fielder NZ
  • Mandy Tomlinson

    General Manager, Retail

    Merchant 1948
  • Cici Ji

    Head of Brand & Trade Marketing

    Reckitt Benckiser
  • Stephanie Sidoruk

    Head of Commercial Banking

    Bank of New Zealand
  • Delina Shields

    Head of Commercial Marketing

    Vodafone New Zealand
  • Helene Deschamps

    Executive & Leadership Coach

    Changing Now
  • Janet Tuck

    Career Specialist & Director

    The Career Clinic
  • Debra Chantry

    Founder & Leadership Coach

    The Common

Overview

- Maximise your success by developing & utilising business relationships
- Drive inclusivity & mentor with purpose
- Build resilience & adaptability to thrive in this fast-paced industry
- Discover how to future-proof your leadership toolkit

Agenda

Continuously evolve your leadership approaches
Developing a leadership mindset
Maximise success through building relationships
Build & develop diverse teams
Lead the way
Be ready to adapt
Stand out & be resilient
Rebellious leadership
Stay ahead of the curve
Lead change & manage disruption
Successful cross-functional collaboration
Communicate with clarity
Turning trends into opportunities
What does the future hold?
Facing forward
How to lead with your legacy in mind
Pre-Summit Workshop

20 Apr

Workshop

When working within a fast-paced and ever-changing environment, it is up to you to adjust your leadership approach and push your team towards success. By being aware of your leadership approach and the drivers of those around you, you will bring the two together and achieve success, no matter the challenges.


This workshop will open your understanding to the effect that you and your team have on each other. You will develop an understanding of how aligning your approach to your team will enhance your abilities to take on the expected and unforeseen challenges with confidence and resilience. 


Explore leadership approaches

- Develop self-awareness

- Understand how your management affects those around you

- Learn how to embrace change and disruptions as opportunities


Building teams you can trust and lean on

- Realise the benefit of diverse teams

- Understand the drivers and motivators of different team members 

- Engage in your team’s development


Enhance your resilience

- Overcome obstacles

- Respond positively to adversity

- Cultivate resilience throughout your team


Change the game

- Understand the significance of building relationships and cohesive teams

- Seize the opportunities that change presents

- Lead through innovation

  • Debra Chantry Founder & Leadership Coach The Common

Summit Day 1

21 Apr

Case Study

It's never too early (or late!) to take control of your leadership legacy. Being an ambitious, authentic leader is often understated but shouldn't be overlooked. Tania will delve into why it's necessary to stay true to yourself and how your values allow you to leave a gratifying legacy.


- Develop a value-based leadership style

- Create a positive cycle of development by empowering others

- Earn trust and respect by being authentic 

  • Tania Benyon CEO Group Sourcing Support & TWL/WSL Merchandise The Warehouse Group

Case Study

In this competitive and results-driven environment, it's tempting to stay individually minded. To thrive, you must employ the synergy created by reliable and lasting relationships. Developing this ability will allow you to leverage support networks and exceed performance expectations. Having had a varied career path within Fonterra, Anne knows about the benefits of developing this transferable skill. She'll share the secrets to developing meaningful business relationships.


- Develop your approach to relationship building

- Foster your ability to engage others

- Grow your leadership mindset

  • Anne Douglas Director, Marketing, Farm Source Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited

Panel

Teams must remain stable, inclusive and diverse in order to thrive under your leadership. Join our panel as they discuss how they drive their teams towards consistent success while utilising the benefits of diversity to guarantee their performance.


- Empower teams and value ownership

- Create dynamic and diverse teams

- Support and develop emerging leaders

  • Tania Bui Director, Marketing Excellence & Delivery Frucor Suntory

  • Eleni Gonzalez Head of Route & Foodservices Goodman Fielder NZ

  • Stephanie Sidoruk Head of Commercial Banking Bank of New Zealand

  • Delina Shields Head of Commercial Marketing Vodafone New Zealand

Case Study

To succeed as a leader, you must continuously strive for your development and the development of those you support. Sharing experiences, approaches and expertise will build powerful connections and reliable, professional teams. Elizabeth will take you through her inspiring journey and discuss how to lead by example and mentorship to achieve a united, diverse and enthused workforce.


- Encourage collaborative and innovative thinking

- Embrace the opportunity to learn and give back

- Be the leader you would follow

  • Elizabeth Faull Head of Quality, Australia & New Zealand Frucor Suntory

Case Study

When leading a team, it is up to you to ensure everyone is prepared to weather any unexpected frustrations. You'll need to be fluid when moving from A to B and remain confident, especially when not everything goes as planned. Anneliese will discuss why considering consumer demands, adapting to technological changes, and embracing innovative goals is key to the success of you and your team.


- Guiding others along a journey of change

- Remain resilient through adversity

- Develop your leadership adaptability

  • Anneliese Carlson Head of Product Development Kathmandu NZ

Case Study

Cici's journey of growth and learning hasn't stopped since moving to New Zealand at 13 years old. Her success has come from maintaining resilience and taking the opportunity to embrace the culture around her. Discover how Cici stood up, stayed bold, and seized the opportunities - no matter the challenge faced.


- Thrive through growing resilience

- Be bold, stand up, stand out

- Seize opportunities for change

  • Cici Ji Head of Brand & Trade Marketing Reckitt Benckiser

Case Study

Once you learn the rules as a female leader, you can break and rewrite them. Having experienced a challenging journey, Malindi will share her unorthodox approach to leadership. She will reveal how insights and guidance can come from anywhere and everywhere - but that it's up to you to embrace what matters, using this principle to inscribe your leadership guidebook.


- Rule #1 - Write your rule book

- Turn experiences into drivers for success

- Lead yourself, as well as others

  • Malindi MacLean General Manager Hubbards Foods Ltd

Summit Day 2

22 Apr

Case Study

Do you have the focus and tenacity to stay ahead of the curve? Ensuring that you are always looking forwards, analysing your approaches and maintaining momentum will ensure positive, organisation-wide impacts. As the founder of Storm, Deborah saw this company grow rapidly. She learnt how to understand and manage success with a future-focused mindset. 


- Having a forward-focused leadership vision

- Embrace the challenges created by change

- Maintain your motivation and determination

  • Deborah Caldwell Chief Executive Officer STORM Clothing NZ

Case Study

Whether planned or unplanned, it's up to you to manage your team through disruption. Having introduced over 80 products into Australasia and the United States, Nicola is well versed in handling intentional and unforeseen disturbances. Discover how you can maintain your clear direction and be assured of the outcomes when faced with tough situations. 


- Learn to adapt instinctively

- Instigate change and manage disruptions

- Maximise the opportunities presented by disruption

  • Nicola O'Rourke General Manager Lewis Road Creamery

Case Study

Trish leads the development and introduction of around 20 new products each year. To do this successfully, she leverages the skills of different departments while maintaining their engagement, moving away from traditional process-driven methods towards agile working. Discover the benefits and challenges that come from this innovative way of working.


- Utilise every individual’s potential

- Involve, engage and succeed

- Realise the power of collaboration

  • Trish Whitwell Head of Innovation My Food Bag NZ

Expert Commentary

Throughout your leadership journey, you'll communicate with diverse people who have been in their roles for varying tenures and are from different generations and cultures. It's up to you to consider those factors when communicating to minimise ambiguity, influence effectively and deliver results. Helene will develop your understanding of the need to adapt your communication style for clarity, engagement and direction.


- Tailor your communication approach

- Develop awareness of your preferred style and its impact on diverse audiences

- Influence with integrity

  • Helene Deschamps Executive & Leadership Coach Changing Now

Panel

How you prepare for and handle change will determine your success. You must be able, ready and willing to recognise these changes as an opportunity for professional growth and organisational innovation in an unpredictable territory. Our panel will discuss the value of looking ahead and embracing change.


- Capitalise on this unique working environment

- Identify opportunities for innovation

- Lead with surety and confidence

  • Mandy Tomlinson General Manager, Retail Merchant 1948

  • Fiona Smith General Manager, Customer Operations Trustpower

Case Study

The future is bright and exciting but isn't without risks and leadership challenges. As we embark on this digital journey, the conversation must consider the human impacts, as bots and AI begin to form part of your customer’s experience. Are you aware of how technology will impact your workforce?


- What happens when simple tasks are gone?

- Embrace diversity - learn why the tried and tested successes of the past are unlikely to drive the successes of the future

- Be curious and open - even if it hurts!

  • Fiona Smith General Manager, Customer Operations Trustpower

Roundtable

Having heard inspirational stories and gained new knowledge, skills and insights, it is now up to you to thrive as a leader. Janet will wrap up the event by bringing together your key outcomes and takeaways.


- Discuss key takeaways 

- Make new goals 

- Map your future

  • Janet Tuck Career Specialist & Director The Career Clinic

Post-Summit Workshop

23 Apr

Workshop

Leaders in the 21st Century face myriad career challenges. With continuous disruption, leaders can choose to leave a reputational footprint, or a legacy footprint, or both.


This workshop will help you understand legacy and reputation, providing you with the resources to develop your legacy framework. It has been designed for anyone who leads and influences others, no matter where you are positioned in your organisation. Step outside the day-to-day bustle and explore a variety of ways in which you can shape and develop your legacy.


Find out about the difference between legacy and reputation

- Understand how each has an impact on how you lead

- Begin to develop what you want to be known for

- Discover how to shape your leadership for the greatest impact


Learn about how to lead with your legacy in mind

- Understand the 4 Key Areas that create a legacy

- Identify your current strengths concerning these areas

- Plan how you can focus your leadership approach to align with legacy creation


Clarify the unique elements that are in your leadership toolbox

- Clarify the capabilities and values that shape your leadership

- Learn about the unique impact of different leadership styles

- Work out how to lead in an authentic way that plays to your strengths and positively influences others


Use the ‘4 Key Areas’ model to identify ways in which you can create a legacy environment

- Use practical tools to identify your legacy approach

- Establish a set of implementation goals

- Begin drafting your Leadership Legacy Plan

  • Janet Tuck Career Specialist & Director The Career Clinic

Pricing

Venue

Crowne Plaza Auckland

128 Albert Street, Auckland, 1010, New Zealand

(09) 302 1111

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