5 episodes

In this series, Founder & CEO of HVO Search, Maria Hvorostovsky interviews CEO's, Investors, Chairmen and women in Fashion, Beauty, Luxury and Lifestyle and asks them about their journey to the top.

This podcast is for anyone working at the intersection of creativity, brands, retail and digital who want to learn about what drives people to the top, how they’ve succeeded, how they failed and what they learnt along the way.

Anatomy of a Leader with Maria Hvorostovsky Maria Hvorostovsky

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In this series, Founder & CEO of HVO Search, Maria Hvorostovsky interviews CEO's, Investors, Chairmen and women in Fashion, Beauty, Luxury and Lifestyle and asks them about their journey to the top.

This podcast is for anyone working at the intersection of creativity, brands, retail and digital who want to learn about what drives people to the top, how they’ve succeeded, how they failed and what they learnt along the way.

    Lucy Aylen - Founder, Never Fully Dressed

    Lucy Aylen - Founder, Never Fully Dressed

    "We still keep our ethos that confidence is the best thing a woman can wear."  

    In episode 5, Maria chats with Lucy Aylen, Founder of Never Fully Dressed.   

    They chat about Lucy's upbringing and how working on the markets influenced the Never Fully Dressed we see today.   

    Key topics of this conversation are organic growth, the hardships of running your own business and the virtues of family.   

    Anatomy of a Leader is a leadership series, where our Founder & CEO, Maria Hvorostovsky interviews CEOs, Investors, Chairmen and women in Fashion, Beauty, Luxury and Lifestyle and asks them about their journey to the top.   

    Follow HVO Search to find out more about our content and our work with innovative leaders.   

    Website: www.hvosearch.com 

    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/hvo-search

    Instagram: @hvo_search

    • 49 min
    Sarah Curran-Usher, MBE - MD EMEA, True Fit

    Sarah Curran-Usher, MBE - MD EMEA, True Fit

    "It's the negative experiences - if you take the lessons from them, that drive personal growth."

    In episode 4, Maria speaks with Sarah Curran-Usher MBE - MD EMEA, True Fit.

    They chat about Sarah's leadership journey from being raised by entrepreneurs, to founding My Wardrobe and thinking innovatively about data in her new role at True Fit. 

    A key topic of this conversation is learning the lessons from your experiences and mistakes as well as embedding leadership vision into your daily routine. 



    Follow HVO Search to find out more about our content and how we can help you hire innovative leaders.

    Website: www.hvosearch.com

    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/hvo-search

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hvo_search/

    • 49 min
    Sherrille Riley - Founder & CEO, Nails & Brows Mayfair

    Sherrille Riley - Founder & CEO, Nails & Brows Mayfair

    "When you're setting up a business, you have a million obstacles to overcome. So the last thing you need is somebody trying to hold you back."

    In this episode, Maria speaks to Sherrille Riley, Founder & CEO of Nails & Brows Mayfair.   

    They chat about Sherrille's journey to the top, being surrounded by successful female role models growing up, what she wished she had known when she started her business and how she's overcome obstacles.   



    Follow HVO Search to find out more about our content and how we can help you hire innovative leaders. 

    Website: www.hvosearch.com

    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/hvo-search

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hvo_search/

    • 41 min
    Jessica Blackler - Founder & CEO, Jecca Black Cosmetics

    Jessica Blackler - Founder & CEO, Jecca Black Cosmetics

    In this episode, Maria Hvorostovsky Founder and CEO of HVO Search interviews Jessica Blackler Founder of Jecca Blac.   

    Maria asks Jessica about times when she has been overlooked because of her young age.   

    They also discuss the inspiration behind her beauty brand and how to have structure and routine as a creative.    



    Follow HVO Search to find out more about our content and how we can help you hire brand leaders: 

    Website: www.hvosearch.com 

    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/hvo-search 

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hvo_search/

    • 20 min
    Peter Williams - Chairman of Superdry and former CEO of Selfridges

    Peter Williams - Chairman of Superdry and former CEO of Selfridges

    In this episode, Maria speaks with Peter Williams, Chairman of Superdry and Sophia Webster and former CEO of Selfridges.

    Maria asks Peter about his journey from running a business to operating at board level. They also discuss the successes that have shaped Peter’s career as well as the failures he has overcome. Listen now, to discover more about the inspirations that shaped Peter’s early career and what leadership means to him.



    Follow HVO Search to find out more about our content and how we can help you hire innovative leaders:

    Website: www.hvosearch.com

    LinkedIn: www.linkedin.com/company/hvo-search

    Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/hvo_search/

    • 29 min

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