Doing business in an international context


Thursday 14 November 2013, 6:30pm

Stuart Chambers will speak on his experiences of doing a business in an international context – his presentation is sure to contain insights from his working life across the globe.

Stuart Chambers is no stranger to international business. Stuart was appointed to Rexam board as Chairman and independent non executive director in Fenruary 2012. He is also a non exeuctive director of Tesco PLC and Tesco Personal Finance PLC. Until 2009 he was Chief Executive of NSG Group, the Tokyo based global glass company which aquired Pilkington in 2006 (where he was Chief Executive). Prior to the glass industry, Stuart held a number of senior positions at Mars, Inc., having previously spent 10 years in a variety of European roles at Royal Dutch Shell plc.

In his remarks, Stuart will draw from his current and past roles, focussing in particular on the challenges of leading a global business and his experiences at the helm of one of the very few Japanese companies headed by foreigners.

There will be an opportunity for the audience to put questions to Stuart in a session that will be facilitated by our media partners North West Business Insider. We will also be streaming the audio from the event live so if you are unable to join us in person please do let us know if you would like to attend online and we will forward details of how to access this facility.

The event will formally close at 8pm.

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