Monthly Archives: May 2014

BAM to Host SMPS Leadership Discussion

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Join BAM and SMPS as we host Gale Moutrey’s discussion, Leadership Cachet: Lessons Learned on a Journey of Change.

“We made intentional efforts to strengthen our culture by reaching out in an honest and authentic way to our employees, our board, our investors and our customers.” Gale Moutrey, VP Global Communications for Steelcase Inc, a global enterprise.  Gale will discuss key learning’s both she and the Steelcase leadership team experienced on their journey to becoming a globally integrated enterprise with a clear sense of purpose and brand promise, as Steelcase enters their 102 years in business. Her discussion will focus on what she calls “leadership cachet” which to her is essentially a set of principles or ideas about how to be effective leaders during times of change.   As she said “They incorporate elements of what I call ‘quiet leadership’, thoughtful storytelling and an environment of inclusion.”

Gale Moutrey is Vice President of Communications, for Steelcase Inc.  Named to this role in January 2014, Gale leads the global teams responsible for all internal and external communications, including brand and product communications, employee communications, shareholder and investor communications, public relations, research communications, conferences, tradeshows, events, channel communications, digital marketing and showrooms.

Previously, Gale was vice president of Brand Communications, a role she assumed in 2011.  Gale has held a variety of sales leadership, product marketing and communications roles since joining Steelcase Canada in 1984.  She holds a bachelor degree in English from the University of Toronto, Canada and a marketing degree from Ryerson University in Toronto. She lives in Toronto with her husband, Barry and their four children.

For over 100 years Steelcase has been working with the world’s leading organizations to help them create places that amplify the performance of their people, teams and enterprise. Steelcase and its family of brands offer a comprehensive portfolio of products, applications and experiences, all designed to support social, economic and environmental sustainability. Steelcase is a global, industry-leading and publicly traded company with fiscal revenue of 2.9 billion.

What:
A one-hour lunch-time gathering exploring the fundamentals of leadership, the skills necessary to develop leadership abilities, and the challenges we meet as leaders. This is a brown bag event. Please bring your own food and drink.

When:
May 30, 2014
12:30 – 1:30pm

Where:
Superstructures
32 Sixth Avenue
New York, NY 10013

Register for this event at SMPS NY.