Senior executives offer male perspective at NEW Florida event
Friday, September 28, 2012
than 275 Network of Executive Women members received strategic career advice
from a panel of senior executives at the NEW Florida fall networking event,
Sept. 21, 2012, at the A La Carte Event Pavilion in Tampa, Fla.
Scott Corley, market vice president for Walgreens; Jesse Garcia, vice president
of sales for MOM Brands; Randall Onstead, president and CEO of
Bi-Lo/Winn-Dixie; and Juan Pablo Zamorano, vice president of marketing for
Colgate-Palmolive, shared the male perspective on women in leadership roles
during a discussion moderated by NEW President and CEO Joan Toth.
in the industry know what women need,” Garcia said.
styles are a key difference in the communication styles of men and women, the
executives agreed. ”Listen twice, talk once,” Zamorano advised. Leaders have "an obligation to listen,” Onstead noted.
for females is not dependent on cracking the male code, Scott said, advising women
to "be who you are.”
"Managerial courage and business acumen are two of the main core competencies of any leader,” Garcia added.
organizations sending delegations to the event were Acosta Sales &
Marketing, Bi-Lo/Winn-Dixie, Catalina, Coca-Cola Refreshments,
Colgate-Palmolive, The J.M. Smucker Company, Kellogg Company, Kraft Foods,
Publix, PepsiCo, Sweetbay Supermarkets and University of Florida.
Michele Conklin Williams
of Taylor Farms, Randall Onstead of Bi-Lo Holdings, Trish Brynjolfsson of
Catalina Marketing, Jesse Garcia of MOM Brands, Nicki Floyd of
Colgate-Palmolive, Scott Corley of Walgreens, NEW President and CEO Joan
and Juan Pablo Zamorano of
Colgate-Palmolive network at the NEW Florida event.
NEW Florida committee members gather at the
region’s fall networking event.
than 275 NEW members received strategic career advice at the NEW Florida
fall networking event in Tampa, Fla.