During the September Women in Retail and Total Retail Virtual Exchange, Ravi Saligram, CEO of Newell Brands, a leading consumer products company featuring brands such as Rubbermaid, Coleman, Sharpie, and many others, was interviewed by Joe Keenan, editor-in-chief of Total Retail. The two discussed everything from how Saligram is trying to build the right corporate culture at Newell Brands to the value of having a diverse and inclusive workforce to the future of brick-and-mortar retail, among many other topics.
In this video clip from the session, Saligram details the characteristics he believes are necessary to be an effective leader in today's challenging times. Watch as he explains why integrity, being a team player and selfless, open-mindedness to change and being proactive in making it happen, and courage are required traits for successful leadership.
To watch the full interview with Ravi Saligram from the September Women in Retail and Total Retail Virtual Exchange, as well as interviews with Christina Callas, executive vice president and chief digital officer, Total Wine & More; Chris Lindland, CEO, Betabrand; Aparna Khurjekar, chief customer officer, Verizon; and more, click here.