Liberty Global (LBTYA) CEO Mike Fries Interview

Liberty Global (LBTYA) CEO Mike Fries said the recent Brexit vote won’t impair its proposed joint venture with Vodafone or reduce its business appetite in the European region

“Brexit has no immediate impact on our business and it has not reduced our appetite or interest in Europe. The UK is a relatively large part of our business and in the end British consumers will still want the same products and services.”

Still looking for acquisition candidates

“We are committed to mobility and it will grow as part of our business. We’re going to try to grow in mobile in Poland, too.  It’s a fragmented market and acquisitions are an option here.”




Whole Foods (WFM) Co-CEO John Mackey Interview

Whole Foods (WFM) Co-CEO John Mackey says the optimal business result is a “win-win-win-win” relationship with all key stakeholders

“I just think that you should think about the business in such a way that you are simultaneously create strategies where all your major stakeholders are winning.  And if you’re not doing that, you’re not creating very good strategies.  But once you take on the framework that your responsibility as a leader is to find strategies where you’re not making stakeholder trade offs but you’re actually creating stakeholders synergies, then you’re on the right track.  We’re continuing to learn, we’re evolving faster right now than anytime in our history.  It’s exhilarating and you better be able to move quickly.”




Source: Milliken Conference Video Interview

Proctor and Gamble (PG) former CEO A.G. Lafley Interview

Proctor & Gamble (PG) former CEO A.G. Lafley on why he agreed to come out of retirement and run the company

“The short answer was duty and unfinished business.”

Proctor & Gamble (PG) current CEO David Taylor on why they failed in China

“We looked at it too much like a developing market as opposed to the most discerning customers in the world.”




Source: Fortune Interview June 9th, 2016