Lauren Stiebing 24 August 2016

Juan Amat

On this episode we will be joined by Juan Amat. Juan has 17 years’ experience, 12 within the consumer goods industry, and has worked in Madrid, Barcelona, Lisbon, Warsaw, and Geneva. He is the former VP, GM Nutrition for Western Europe and Sub Saharan Africa, where he lead Fruit, Veg and Cereal categories totaling more than $2bn in Retail Sales Value.


1:38 – The actions he and his team took to deliver double-digit sales growth in beverages across Central Europe.

2:58 – His passion for the vision and giving it all to make it happen.

4:30 – What does it really take to attract top talent to your team?

5:30 – Energy and ambition, speed of thought, and the capacity to listen.

6:31 – How internal career prospects and his network have affected his career success.

8:06 –  The fragmentation of demand and its effects on the consumer goods industry.

9:30 – Polarization of top line and bottom line growth and how it effects companies within the consumer goods industry.

10:22 – What new skills will need to be developed as the industry and companies progress?


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