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EXPERTS - Strategic Leadership

Strategic thinkers question the status quo. They challenge their own and others' assumptions and encourage divergent points of view. Only after careful reflection and examination of a problem through many lenses do they take decisive action. This requires patience, courage and an open mind.
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Rob Hollin
Building Talented Leaders

Leveraging his corporate board-level experience at companies like Johnson & Johnson and Bristol-Myers Squibb, Rob supports leaders through coaching, mentoring and performance consulting.

He has 25 years of General Management and Leadership experience at Country, Region and Global Board level, and extensive experience in both emerging and developed markets.

John Metselaar
Leading Innovation

John has turned 30-year global Leadership responsibilities at P&G (incl. in the USA and Japan) into more general expertise in Leadership, Innovation, Strategy, and Organizational Culture.

He is Director of the the Innovation Council at The Conference Board Europe (see some  of his work), fellow at the Oxford Leadership Academy, and consultant on innovation, strategy and culture.

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Frank Segebarth
Leading Business Models

Frank is a former CFO (incl. ICT and Legal Affairs) at a leading multinational in the food industry. Prior to this, he assumed senior financial and IT roles in a range of US-quoted corporations in Belgium, France, and Hong Kong. Having also lived in Algeria and Pakistan, he is passionate about reinventing business models.

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Christian Degimbe
Leading Vision-Driven Initiatives

Christian is a former CMO, leading marketing and business development at global level. Leveraging his corporate board-level experience at companies like Nestlé, AB InBev and GlaxoSmithKline, he supports leaders through coaching, mentoring and performance consulting.

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Caroline Doche
Leading Customer-Centricity

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Didier Bernardi
Bringing Business & Sustainability in Sync

Caroline is former Marketing Director and Country Manager in leading FMCG multinationals. Passionate about Customer-Centricity and Change Management, she guides and trains managers to design and deploy new strategies within and across departments, at local, regional or global levels.

Building on 30 years of multifaceted international experience in marketing, sales, analytics, and sustainability with premier organizations (P&G, BCG, Nielsen, Kantar), Didier held Global Client Leadership positions for companies like P&G , Heineken, Mondelez,  Ferrero  or Danone. He helps organization bring their marketing/go to market and their sustainability strategies in sync for impact.

Alain Lempereur
Leading Negotiation and Mediation

Member of the Excutive Committee of the Negotiation Programme at Harvard, Alain guides and trains organizations and institutions in their approach to responsible conflict management.


Also a professor at various universities in the United States, France and Switzerland, Alain is a published author in about 12 languages. He mentors humanitarian negotiations at the Red Cross and MSF.

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