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Alexis Nasard

3 June 2021 in CEO Dialogue podcast series

With a career that spans four decades, multiple categories and two stints as CEO, Alexis Nasard has a lot of leadership experience banked. In this podcast, he shares his learnings - and...

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Alexis Nasard likes to express himself openly and with a minimum of jargon. It’s a skill he developed early in his career, as he rose through the ranks at Procter & Gamble – and which later enabled him to thrive as Global Chief Marketing Officer of Heineken and then CEO of Bata Shoes.

Nasard’s gift for communication is one of the reasons he’s known in the industry as a “brand master”. And, as Jean-François Manzoni discovers, it also makes him an unusually forthright interviewee – sharing valuable insights and learnings from a career that spans four decades and multiple categories.

Among the takeaways in this episode, discover why corporate communications should be like olive oil; why 95% of PowerPoint slides can be done away with; and why every leader should strive for intellectual humility.

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