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Interview with Vodafone Chairman Gerard Kleisterlee
Vodafone Chairman Gerard Kleisterlee discusses high-performing leadership, from the role of the board in setting a strategic course, effective CEO and Board relationships, and the Board’s impact on truly innovative thinking.
Interview with Unilever Chairman Michael Treschow
Unilever Chairman Michael Treschow discusses the board’s relationship with the C-suite, including CEO support, succession, diversity and driving a winning strategy.
Interview with The BBC Trust Chairman Lord Patten
Lord Patten, Chairman of the BBC trust, shares insight on quality communication, common sense in emerging markets, ethics in business and revamping executive compensation.
Interview with Procter & Gamble CEO and Chairman Bob McDonald
Bob MacDonald, CEO and Chairman or Procter & Gamble, discusses the principles of leadership that create innovative cultures and help drive performance.
Interview with PNC Bank Chairman & CEO Jim Rohr
Jim Rohr, PNC Bank’s Chairman & CEO, talks about managing risk, partnering with regulators, and acquiring top talent in the Digital Age.
Interview with Motorola Solutions Chairman & CEO Greg Brown
Greg Brown, Chairman and CEO of Motorola Solutions, stresses the importance of communication, avoiding corporate arrogance and preserving the organizational culture in order to excel under pressure.
Interview with Former WNBA President Val Ackerman
Val Ackerman, former WNBA President, discusses women in leadership, how to succeed in a male-dominated industry, and the leadership development benefits of sports.
Interview with Former Chairman of Citigroup Dick Parsons
Dick Parsons, former Chairman of Citigroup, reflects on today's most pressing governance issues - board composition, risk oversight, a changing regulatory landscape and CEO succession.
Interview with Former AstraZeneca CEO David Brennan
David Brennan, former CEO of AstraZeneca, provides insight on the value of communication, the need for collaboration and the importance of diversity to growing amid shifting industry dynamics.
Interview with Corporate Director of Tiffany, Estée Lauder, Williams-Sonoma Rose Marie Bravo
Rose Marie Bravo, Director on the boards of Tiffany, Estée Lauder and Williams-Sonoma discusses leveraging the board, in-demand directors and non-executive chairmen.
Interview with Chief Operating Officer of BNP Paribas Francois Villeroy de Galhau
Francois Villeroy de Galhau on leading digital innovation in response to the needs and wants of today's customer.
Interview with Chairman of McDonald's Andy McKenna
Andy McKenna, Chairman of McDonald’s, sheds light on the board’s responsibility for planning succession, embracing innovation and mandating diversity.
Interview with Centrica Chairman Sir Roger Carr
Sir Roger Carr, Chairman of Centrica, discusses boardroom culture, diversity quotas, the Chairman’s role in hostile M&A and making sure executives earn their rewards.
Interview with Cardinal Health Chairman & CEO George Barrett
George Barrett, Cardinal Health’s Chairman and CEO, discusses splitting the roles, the board’s role in innovation and healthcare companies leading by example.
Interview with Board Member of BMW Group Peter Schwarzenbauer
Peter Schwarzenbauer talks about digital transformation, navigating culture changes and the company of the future.
Interview with Bank of America Chairman Chad Holliday
Chad Holliday, Chairman of Bank of America, discusses the role of the chairman, the board and the CEO in governing global organizations effectively.

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