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Leaders on Leadership

Ilka Fürstenberger, Managing Director Spain

"Leadership has to be promoted, shared and spread amongst the different positions of the company to foster everyone's contribution based on creativity, freedom and empowerment. Both, formal and informal leaders are key for success." (Photo: Ilka Fürstenberg) - Image
"Leadership has to be promoted, shared and spread amongst the different positions of the company to foster everyone's contribution based on creativity, freedom and empowerment. Both, formal and informal leaders are key for success." (Photo: Ilka Fürstenberg)

Xiaolei Lu, Vice President Business Controls Africa, Asia & Pacific

“I believe that no matter who you are and which cultural background you have the ability to lead and the willingness to be led both starts with ‘Building Trust’." (Photo: Xiaolei Lu) - Image
“I believe that no matter who you are and which cultural background you have the ability to lead and the willingness to be led both starts with ‘Building Trust’." (Photo: Xiaolei Lu)

Tayfun Ones, Managing Director MBFS Romania

"I think I'm almost a kind of father figure here in my team. Building mutual trust is my top priority." (Photo: Tayfun Ones) - Image
"I think I'm almost a kind of father figure here in my team. Building mutual trust is my top priority." (Photo: Tayfun Ones)

Hilke Janßen, Managing Director Malaysia

"I expressly ask the members of my team to voice their opinions and state whether anything needs to be changed or improved, even though some of the employees might not be culturally accustomed to doing so.” (Photo: Hilke Janßen) - Image
"I expressly ask the members of my team to voice their opinions and state whether anything needs to be changed or improved, even though some of the employees might not be culturally accustomed to doing so.” (Photo: Hilke Janßen)

Bjoern Avemark, Director of Business Development & Strategy FS China

"I believe that sharing genuine emotions and showing vulnerability is creating sustainable relationships that lead to tighter, trusting teams across cultures.” (Photo: Bjorn Avemark) - Image
"I believe that sharing genuine emotions and showing vulnerability is creating sustainable relationships that lead to tighter, trusting teams across cultures.” (Photo: Bjorn Avemark)