FOR HIGHLIGHTS CONSIDERATION:
The next episode of CNBC's 5-part primetime global series, "Executive Vision," (episode 2) airs Tuesday, Oct. 6th at 9PM & 1AM ET on CNBC.
"Executive Vision," a CNBC five-part series hosted by CNBC's Melissa Francis and Simon Hobbsand sponsored by Credit Suisse, is an executive strategy session as some of the world's brightest minds gather to tackle the most compelling issues they face in their fields. The series examines how leaders gain the trust, dedication and admiration of all around them as they confront the challenges in today's ever-changing world.
The series explores the art of leadership within five specific industry groups and gets to the heart of what drives some of the world's most successful, courageous, and insightful leaders.
In this episode entitled "Navigating the New Leadership Landscape: Retail," the series looks at leadership within the retail sector. How do the greatest executives define leadership? What motivates them? How do they navigate the new leadership landscape? How do they use their vision to win? In this episode we answer these questions and more through a dynamic discussion with some of the greatest leaders in retail. Guests include TOMMY HILFIGER, Founder & Principal Designer, Tommy Hilfiger Group; STEVE SADOVE, Chairman & CEO Saks; KENDALL POWELL, Chairman & CEO, General Mills; TOM STEMBERG, Co-Founder & Former CEO, Staples; and SIR MARTIN SORRELL, Founder & CEO, WPP.
"Executive Vision" airs for five consecutive Tuesdays beginning Tuesday, September 29th at 9PM and 1AM ET on CNBC.
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