9:05 am – 10:05 am | Corporate Keynote | Room: Grand Oaks J & K
Presented by: Angela Mangiapane
With well-known brands such as Snickers and Pedigree, and over 75,000 associates globally, Mars has become one of the largest snack and pet food companies in the world. Angela has had a diverse career in many Mars lines of business as well as time in IT, HR, and Finance leadership. Along the way, she has passionately led significant business transformation initiatives with great success. Angela will sit down with us to discuss what it has been like to deal with constant change in a fast moving company. She will offer her insights as to what companies must do to succeed and remain agile in today's business world and what that means for analysts, designers and change professionals. In an informal discussion setting, Angela will tackle a range of topics including those that you would like to talk about.
Mars Global Services
Angela Mangiapane is a wonderful ambassador for Mars, Incorporated, and for the Five Principles that guide our global business every day. Her 26 year Mars career, which spans a number of geographies and functions, is evidence of her passion and commitment to the business. It also demonstrates Mars’ investment in talented leaders who continue to innovate within their roles, ensuring we have a sustainable business for the future.
Angela first worked in Service & Finance in the Canadian unit and proceeded to hold a number of roles in North America that included cross segment financial leadership. In 2008, she embraced a new challenge, assuming a role in Personnel & Organization (P&O), where she quickly established herself as a competent and strategic leader. Angela held P&O leadership roles in Latin America, Drinks, Royal Canin and most recently as global VP for Chocolate, where she guided the segment’s P&O function and oversaw the talent acquisition, development and retention of over 17,000 Associates around the world.
In October 2016, the Mars Leadership Team appointed Angela as the Global President of Mars Global Services. Here she is charged with transforming the existing shared services organization into an integrated business solutions provider that will increase efficiency and effectiveness in the segments and functions and truly unleash the scale of Mars. As the head of MGS, Angela leads an organization of 2,000 Associates providing shared solutions in the areas of IT, Finance, HR, Procurement and Consumer Insights. She partners closely with the most senior leaders of Mars as well as industry thought leaders to ensure the organization is providing solutions that work – that help Mars operate better, faster, and smarter so that we can bring our customers and consumers what they need in an ever-changing business environment.
A passionate leader, Angela is proud of her journey, which has paved the way for women leaders across the enterprise. She has gained great perspective and insights on what it takes to lead, and importantly, she willingly shares the lessons she has learned about how everyone can continue to grow and innovate, in any role, over the course of an exciting career.
Angela's 2018 Presentations:
- Executive Insights
Thursday, November 8, 2018 (9:05 am – 10:05 am)
- Building Business Capabilities: View from the Executive Suite
Thursday, November 8, 2018 (3:05 pm – 3:50 pm)