Coca-Cola, Prudential, Hogan Lovells, PepsiCo, Accenture, Kroger, Fine Hygienic Holding, Coty, Sandoz lead to share best practices for leadership, diversity & inclusion and success.
SINGAPORE, July 24, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — House of Rose Professional Pte. Ltd. today announced that several of the world’s most successful Companies including Coca-Cola, Prudential, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee, PepsiCo, Accenture, Kroger, Fine Hygienic Holding, Coty and Sandoz would take the lead for its 2019 World Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® – the success and leadership summit for women. Close to 600 leaders across industries are expected to attend the summit on Sept. 2, 2019 to be held at the Shangri-La, Singapore and share best practices for leadership, diversity & inclusion and success. This is the fifth annual edition of the summit to be held in Singapore.
Coca-Cola, Hogan Lovells, Prudential Singapore, Kroger, Accenture, Fine Hygienic Holding, Coty Inc., Besomebody Inc. and PepsiCo have stepped up as early sponsors for this edition of the summit. With the theme of THE FUTURE as the backdrop, Future trends and predictions, diversity & inclusion inspiration from across geographies from the world’s best Companies, Success secrets of the most inspirational women, thinking like a CEO, succeeding at the very top (in Singapore) and globally are some of the key topics covered during the day summit.
Speakers at the summit include Pier Luigi Sigismondi, Worldwide President Packaged Division, Dole; Stephanie Keen, Managing Partner Singapore, Hogan Lovells, Christina Ruggiero, Chief Executive Officer, Hindustan Coca-Cola Beverages Pvt. Ltd; Goh Theng Kiat, Chief Customer Officer, Prudential Singapore; leLainya Koutereba, Managing Director, Otis- Southeast Asia; James Michael Lafferty, Chief Executive Officer, Fine Hygienic Holding; Helio Fujita, Head of People & Organization for Sandoz International Region (Asia Pacific, Middle East, Africa and Latam); Anne Tse, SVP and GM, PepsiCo Foods, Greater China Region; Max Rangel, Chief Growth Officer, SC Johnson & Son; Fiona Lee, Vice President & General Manager Graphics Solutions Business (GSB), HP PPS Asia Pacific and Japan; Dr. Annurag Batra, Chairman and Editor-in-Chief BW Businessworld and exchange4media; Kash Shaikh, Founder and CEO, Besomebody Inc; Alex von Behr, President, vBA Consulting (former Global Chief Customer Officer, Unilever Plc.); Tanie Eio, Vice President, Human Resources, UPS Asia Pacific; Vijay Santhanam, Author, "My Stroke of luck"; Rui Yuan Chen, General Manager, South East Asia and Korea, Coty Professional Beauty and Dali Sanghera, Managing Director, Chief Operating Officer, Products, Asia Pacific, Accenture.
In addition to the day summit, the 2019 Break the ceiling touch the sky® Leonie Awards – the global diversity and leadership excellence awards (sponsored by Sandoz) will be held on the evening of Sept 2, 2019. Sign up for the 2019 World Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® – the success and leadership summit for women enables free access to the 2019 Leonie awards and networking cocktails on the evening of Sept 2, 2019.
Sponsorship plans and participation for the 2019 World Edition are currently open at www.houseofroseprofessional.com
The 2019 Break the ceiling touch the ceiling® Leonie awards will recognise achievements from across the world in several major categories including Best Companies for gender diversity; best CEOs for gender diversity; D&I Leader Champions of the year; Mentor of the year; Inspirational women of the year, etc. (late nominations to the awards close July 31, 2019). A jury of 50 global, C-suite leaders will lead the awards judging led by Co-chairs Stephanie Keen, Office Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee Singapore; Helio Fujita, Head People & Organization Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa for Sandoz and Alex von Behr, President, vBA Consulting (former Global Chief Customer Officer, Unilever). All entry fees from nominations for the awards will be donated to Save the Children, in continuance of House of Rose Professional’s commitment to support disadvantaged women and children.
Commented Victor Mills, Chief Executive, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC), "For the last three years, Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC) has been a proud Industry Partner of Break the ceiling touch the sky® because SICC believes in inclusive diversity. This annual summit brings to Singapore some of the very best international business leaders. They share best practices in leadership and in sustaining success. They also talk about the commercial and organizational benefits of gender equality. With inclusive diversity being such a key priority for Singapore and its business community, the summit is a unique opportunity to learn, network, connect and unlock the advantages of gender equality in the workplace right here in Singapore. Anyone who cares about gender equality should block 2 Sept 2019 for one of the world’s most impactful summits on the topic."
Shared Stephanie Keen, Office Managing Partner, Hogan Lovells Lee & Lee Singapore, "Hogan Lovells has been a long-term partner of the Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky® summit and we are proud to see how we are able to create a positive change in the lives of so many professional women in our firm who participate and network at the summit as well as an enabler for the success of women in leadership across broader industry. Break the Ceiling touch the sky® has been a fantastic platform to promote our diversity, inclusion and citizenship initiatives."
Commented Helio Fujita, Head People & Organization for Sandoz International Region, ( Asia-Pacific, Middle East, Africa and LATAM), "We have watched with interest the growth of Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky® — the success and leadership summit for women in its mission to enable women leaders around the world to learn, network and achieve. Given the deep commitment that Sandoz has to Diversity & Inclusion and gender equality we are delighted to be the primary sponsor of the Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky® Leonie Awards, and to help recognize the top leaders and organizations around the world for their contributions to gender diversity and leadership excellence."
Break the ceiling touch the sky – the success and leadership summit for women® is based on research done for the best-selling book "Break the ceiling touch the sky: success secrets of the world’s most inspirational women" by Anthony A. Rose and further leadership insights gathered from interaction with over 10000 women leaders since 2012. This one-day summit consists of action-focused panel discussions, keynotes and a special speed mentoring segment led by C-Suite leaders sharing the latest techniques for success and leadership. Companies can enhance the leadership skills of their women leaders at a fraction of the cost of other expensive training programs; delegates can leverage the day as a way of connecting with top leaders from the world’s best organizations, entrepreneurs as well and network for success. Since 2015 the summit has helped empower and train several thousand leaders for success from close to 200 organizations from over 30 countries. The summit currently has editions in the USA, Singapore, India, Australia and Dubai and is supported by a host of influential associations and chambers of commerce from across the world including Singapore International Chamber of Commerce, AMCHAM, EUROCHAM, BRITCHAM, AUSTCHAM, FRENCH CHAMBER, etc. It is also supported by Network Partners include BWBusinessworld and Exchange4media Group, ENACTUS and mySkola.
Commented Anthony A. Rose, Founder Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional and best-selling author of the book Break the ceiling touch the sky: success secrets of the world’s most inspirational women which inspired the summit, "Every leader aspiring to learn best practices for leadership, diversity & inclusion and success should be at Break the ceiling touch the sky®, as should every Company that aspires to grow, attract and retain the best global talent in the continued quest for success and contribution."
To register for the summit please visit www.houseofroseprofessional.com.
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