57 min

Melanie Seier Larsen, Managing Director and Partner at Boston Consulting Group - "The new global standard: Diverse, Inclusive and People-Oriented Culture.‪"‬ Beyond Leadership

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Melanie has over 17 years of experience in management consulting with primary industry focus on Consumer products & Retail industry, and People & Organization functional topics in the CEMA & WESA regions. She is leading the BCG Consumer Goods and People practices in CEE.

Melanie is involved in different professional associations. She has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Managers’ Association of Slovenia since 2008 and held the position of the President of the Women’s Manager Association at the Managers’ Association of Slovenia from 2014 to 2020. She was also the President of the Slovene IEDC Alumni club from 2013 to April 2020.

Melanie is a recipient of the 2019 Artemida Award presented by the Manager’s Association of Slovenia, the highest Slovenian award for women in business. In February 2020, Melanie was also awarded “Exceptional Woman of Excellence” by Women Economic Forum in Ljubljana. In 2012, Melanie was also a recipient of the IEDC Alumni Achievement Award. The Award recognizes the outstanding career, leadership, innovation, and social achievements of up to five remarkable individuals among IEDC alumni community.

Melanie studied economics and holds an MBA degree of IEDC Bled School of Management.

Favorite quote: M. Gandhi: Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

Favorite book: The Little Prince

Favorite TV series: The Crown

Favorite food: I am a real foody, so I cannot pick up just one meal.

Favorite entrepreneur: I have many entrepreneurs and CEO’s that I admire and had the chance to work with – but would not name just one.

Favorite app: Duolingo

Final advice for our listeners:

·      ”Red, rad i disciplina”, “Bbeing organized, hardworking and disciplined.”

Melanie has over 17 years of experience in management consulting with primary industry focus on Consumer products & Retail industry, and People & Organization functional topics in the CEMA & WESA regions. She is leading the BCG Consumer Goods and People practices in CEE.

Melanie is involved in different professional associations. She has been a member of the Supervisory Board of Managers’ Association of Slovenia since 2008 and held the position of the President of the Women’s Manager Association at the Managers’ Association of Slovenia from 2014 to 2020. She was also the President of the Slovene IEDC Alumni club from 2013 to April 2020.

Melanie is a recipient of the 2019 Artemida Award presented by the Manager’s Association of Slovenia, the highest Slovenian award for women in business. In February 2020, Melanie was also awarded “Exceptional Woman of Excellence” by Women Economic Forum in Ljubljana. In 2012, Melanie was also a recipient of the IEDC Alumni Achievement Award. The Award recognizes the outstanding career, leadership, innovation, and social achievements of up to five remarkable individuals among IEDC alumni community.

Melanie studied economics and holds an MBA degree of IEDC Bled School of Management.

Favorite quote: M. Gandhi: Be the change that you wish to see in the world.

Favorite book: The Little Prince

Favorite TV series: The Crown

Favorite food: I am a real foody, so I cannot pick up just one meal.

Favorite entrepreneur: I have many entrepreneurs and CEO’s that I admire and had the chance to work with – but would not name just one.

Favorite app: Duolingo

Final advice for our listeners:

·      ”Red, rad i disciplina”, “Bbeing organized, hardworking and disciplined.”

57 min

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