May 3 2018 12:00
How do you shift a multinational corporation like Unilever to transform it's purpose and culture? How do you operationalise these changes? What was hard? Unexpected? How do we think about change management? What can we learn from Unilever to bring into our own work and organisations?
Come and hear from Geoff McDonald, former Global Vice President at Unilever about Unilever's purpose transformation over the past decade. Geoff played a pivotal role, supporting CEO, Paul Polman in embedding purpose in the organisation, working across functions and geographies.
About Geoff McDonald
Geoff McDonald is the former Global Vice President HR (Marketing, Communications and Sustainability) at Unilever.
During his 25 years with Unilever (turnover of US$75 billion, 170,000 employees in 90 countries around the world), McDonald’s experience has been truly global working across Africa, Middle East, Turkey, Australasia and Asia. He inspires and provokes organisations to put purpose and wellbeing at the centre of everything they do. His HR experience has spanned leadership and talent development, organisational change, capability development, with particular reference to marketing, and business transformation with purpose at its core.
Geoff is a sought after speaker and currently runs his own purpose and wellbeing consultancy.