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LeadersIn Business Nov 8 2012

08 Nov 2012, 3:00pm to 5:30pm, London

Welcome to LeadersIn Business Nov 8 an event with two world class CEOs; Ronan Dunne the CEO of O2 Telefónica and Robert Senior, the CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi Europe, Middle East and Africa.

This is a rare opportunity to hear Ronan and Robert share with us some pearls of wisdom about leadership and business excellence.  By attending you're going to hear some amazing insights for you personally and your organization.  Let us tell you a little more, see below: 

  • Agenda
  • 2:30pm - Registration, welcome and coffee
  • 3:00pm - Start - welcome and introduction by Anthony Gell
  • 3:05pm - Ronan Dunne, Chief Executive, Telef√≥nica UK Ltd (O2) speaking on

    - Sharpening your leadership by keeping one eye on your customer at all times – how leaders can empower their businesses to listen and engage with customers in real-time.

    - Creating real behavioural change to truly work differently – how creating genuine flexible working practices needs to come from the top, not just from new technology and infrastructure.

    - Inspiring a generation to shape tomorrow – and the importance of harnessing the native digital talent of the younger generation in your business.

    Followed by an interview and moderated Q&A with Anthony Gell including topics such as:

    -  How to avoid complacency and thrive by having a challenger mentality 

    - Driving innovation throughout the organisation, from your products through to your business model 

    - How to balance strategy and excecution to be a great leader 

    Ronan Dunne was appointed Chief Executive Officer of Telefónica UK in January 2008. At this time, he also joined the board of Telefónica Europe plc.

    Ronan Dunne was previously Chief Financial Officer of Telefónica UK, a position held since February 2005. Before this, he held the role of Head of Finance, at parent company O2 plc, reporting to the Group Chief Financial Officer. Before joining O2, Ronan Dunne held senior financial positions in the banking and the corporate sectors. These included the Head of Strategic Finance and Integration at Exel plc.

    Ronan Dunne
    Telefónica UK Ltd (O2)
    To view Ronan's profile, please click here.
  • 4:05pm - Coffee break

    Caffeine and networking

  • 4:30pm - Robert Senior the CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi EMEA speaks on
    • - The pursuit of the 'Big Idea'

    The unreasonable power of creativity 

    • - We live in a VUCA environment – Volatile, Uncertain, Complex and Ambiguous. How can we change this into a Vibrant, Unreal, Crazy and Astounding world where our ideas can act as the prism of hope?

    Followed by an interview and moderated Q&A with Anthony Gell including such topics as: 

    - How to balance creativity with the need for short-term financial results 

    - How to stand out from the crowd for organisations and individuals

    - Selling the dream why leaders need to be able to inspire to create true followers 

    Robert Senior is the CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi, Europe Middle East and Africa and the Saatchi & Saatchi Fallon Group (SSF)*. Senior joined Saatchi & Saatchi in 2007 as UK CEO of SSF and was appointed Chairman of the Worldwide Creative Board in 2010.

    Senior founded Fallon London in 1998 with four other partners. Together they grew the business from a start-up to a 190 person strong multi award-winning agency, famed for work on Skoda, BBC, Sony and Cadbury and were named Campaign Magazine’s Agency of the Year in 2006 and 2007.

    Robert Senior
    CEO Europe, Middle East and Africa
    Saatchi & Saatchi
    To view Robert's profile, please click here.
  • 5:30pm - Canapes and drinks with speakers and attendees

    Wine and networking

Price: £125.00 + VAT per person.

Discounts are available at this event: 

The price to attend this event is £125 + VAT however you and your team can attend for £100 per person if

You're able to book before September 28th 2012

Just like everybody else - we want you to book early! - So register by September 28th and book for just £100 per person - please just enter the code EARLY1 into the discount code space when registering.

You send a group (after all it's a cliche but business is a team sport)

At our events people come in teams, why?... because leadership is a team sport and our events are great value (great speakers for an accessible price).  So if you'd like to come as a team, then if you register more than 3 people then you can attend for £100 per person.  Just enter the code GRP3 in to the discount code when registering. 

You attend our other November event too

We have two world class events in November.  If you're intending to book on both then just use the code BOTH and you'll be able to book for each event for £100 per person.  

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Please note we can't give it to you for free, so you can only use one of the above discount codes per person. 

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About the venue:

This event will be held in the theatre at the London Stock Exchange with drinks on the theatre balcony. 

London Stock Exchange plc

10 Paternoster Square, London, EC4M 7LS

For those of you who haven't been to the London Stock Exchange, it's easy to find and only a three minute walk from St Paul's Tube Station.  So to get there: 

By tube 

The nearest Underground station is St Paul's on the Central Line (Zone 1) and Mansion House, Cannon Street and Blackfriars Underground on the District and Circle Line.

If you're heading to St Paul's then when you leave the gates there's two exit's, take the right exit and then head up the stairs.  When you're at the top above ground, turn sharp left and then turn right into Paternoster Square.  The London Stock Exchange is on the right handside.  

By Bus (in order of proximity from the London Stock Exchange)

  • Liverpool Street – # 8, 242, 11, 23, 26, 388, 344 (0.9 miles/1.5 km)
  • Waterloo – # 172, 4, 76, 521, 26 (1.7 miles/2.7 km)
  • Holborn – # 8, 242, 25, 521, 17 (1.7 miles/2.7 km)
  • London Bridge – # 521, 17 (1.8 miles/2.9 km)
  • Tottenham Court Road – # 8, 242 (2.2 miles/3.5km)
  • Trafalgar Square – # 11, 23, 15 (2.3 miles/3.7 km)
  • Kings Cross – # 17 (2.3 miles/ 3.7 km)
  • Victoria – # 11 (3.6 miles/5.8 km)

By car - parking

The nearest NCP car parks are Limeburner Lane (EC4M 7HY) and Aldersgate Street (EC1A 4HY). There are no parking facilities available at the London Stock Exchange. 

By Helicopter

The best place to land is at the Barclays London Helliport, Lombard Road, London, SW11 3RE. 


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