Recorded just before Christmas 2020, my guest for this episode was the engaging and insightful Jon Symthe.
Jon is the Sales, Marketing and Supply Chain Director at Grupo Bimbo UK, The UK subsidiary of the world-leading, £15Bn turnover Mexican bakery group, Grupo Bimbo.
Jon is an inspiring and results-focused leader with a wealth of experience spanning his 20+ year career. In this episode, Jon explains the importance of having a strong work ethic and how his desire to keep learning has helped him advance and grow within his career. He also talks about how good leaders must be able to effectively delegate – giving people accountability can help further their development and help build a strong sense of teamwork that stimulates growth within the organisation.
Jon also talks about the importance of recruiting the right people to help strengthen the overall team dynamic as well as organisational growth.
Join us as we navigate through discussions on what good leadership looks like during a pandemic, the important role of recruitment in building a well-rounded team, the challenges of pandemic fatigue and remote working, and the importance of establishing a sense of trust and humanity amongst team members during these trying times.
If you’d like to get in touch for any reason, feel free to drop me a message on LinkedIn: linkedin.com/in/jonathan-o-hagan-??-b5717130
Or, you can email me directly at Jon@leaderexecutivesearch.com
For the past 9 years, John has been the CEO of Cafedirect - one of the founding businesses of the Fairtrade movement and the UK’s first B-Corp accredited Coffee Company. With a successful career...LISTEN NOW