Business Culture Breakfast | 17 May, 8.30-10.45am | Squire Patton Boggs, 7 Devonshire Square, London, EC2M 4YH

Meet the Speakers

Jenny Lawrence

HR Director
Lindt & Sprüngli

Jenny has valuable HR experience at organisations including Sainsbury’s, Transport for London and Unilever. As HR director of Lindt & Sprüngli, she lives her purpose ‘to continually learn, inspire and coach others.’ This is demonstrated in the company’s impressive growth trajectory, fostered by their ‘Diamond’ project to develop leadership skills of top talent, bring pride in the business and culture for all employees, and ensure that it is a fantastic place to work by placing purpose at the heart of the organisation.

Lindt & Sprüngli were Overall Winners of the Business Culture Awards 2016.

Fran Williams

Head of Human Resources UK
XPO Logistics

Fran is a senior level HR leader & business partner specialising in employee engagement and change management. Evidence of her success is given by the story of XPO Logistics’ acquisition of a family-owned company with 33,000 employees of their own. The UK HR team took a leading role in involving colleagues, existing and new, in shaping their future. The creation of a distinct engagement brand fundamentally shaped XPO Logistics’ business culture, generating a shared sense of purpose across the newly-formed company.

XPO Logistics were Overall Winners of the Business Culture Awards 2017.

Breakfast Programme

8:00-8:30 Arrival (anytime from 8:00) & Breakfast
8:30-8:45 Welcome by Tim Pointer, Chair of Judges, Business Culture Awards
8:45-09:15 Jenny Lawrence, HR Director, Lindt & Sprüngli, “Putting Purpose at the heart of our business with transformative results”
09:15-09:45 Introduction to a new approach or tool
09:45-10:00 Coffee break & networking
10:00-10:30 Fran Williams, Head of Human Resources UK, XPO Logistics, “Shaping a new future through engagement in our brand, purpose & values”
10:30-10:45 Wrap Up by Tim Pointer

Register To Attend

We invite you to register your interest now as places are limited. Events are free of charge for practitioners and £69 per event for consultancies, redeemable against the cost of entry to the 2018 Awards.

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The Business Culture Awards team are running a programme of 5 Business Breakfast Events focused on Sharing & Learning award-winning approaches.
Check out our other events and speakers: 8 March, 20 March, 25 April, and 7 June.