It’s not: what do you change? It’s: who do you change with?

Nearly all industries face challenges requiring wide ranging transformations. Especially, for leaders, advanced skills are needed to champion the change. Latest studies state that 2/3 of transformation projects fail due to management failures or employee resistance. Based on her experience and learnings of the various senior management roles Mara Papsdorf held in DAX/MDAX companies in the last years, she derived important success factors for Change Leaders. Through personal stories and practical examples, she shows how leaders develop a strong vision, take their employees and stakeholders on the transformation journey, and ensure to stay cool even in stressful situations.


Leadership & Communication

Details about the speaker

Today’s speaker Mara Papsdorf is a highly experienced leader who has been driving business transformations since the beginning of her career. She held various senior management positions in automotive lighting and strategic roles regarding change from component to system business and electromobility transformation.
Currently, she is heading as VP a global Center of Excellence in Procurement of a leading Dax semiconductor company located in Munich. Since 2019, she has sharpened the department towards a Service Function and supports the transformation of the global procurement organization.

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