Walgreens Boots Alliance global chief commercial officer Annie Murphy explains why curiosity and intuition are critical to business success.
Retail Week’s programme to drive gender diversity in retail leadership has increased its global reach with the launch of a new podcast, Be Inspired Stories.
Each episode will celebrate the careers of women throughout the retail sector, investigating the personalities behind the job titles.
Be Inspired chair Charlotte Hardie explains: “At the heart of the podcast is Be Inspired’s main goal – to inspire women through the stories of others.
“By launching a monthly podcast, we now have the ability to share those stories globally, and empower women everywhere to become the female leaders of tomorrow.”
“At the heart of the podcast is Be Inspired’s main goal – to inspire women through the stories of others”
Building muscle on the bone
Episode one hears from Annie Murphy, senior vice-president and global chief commercial officer at Walgreens Boots Alliance.
Murphy discusses how both good and bad role models have shaped her career, the traits she believes are key to succeeding in retail, and why being told to “build muscle on the bone” was the best piece of advice she’s ever been given.