We recently hosted an evening where industrials chief executives and chairmen met for an informal and lively discussion on the sector.
We were delighted that Sir George Buckley, joined us as our guest speaker. Sir George is one of a few Britons to have run a Fortune 500 company and for over a decade ran two of the largest industrial conglomerates in the US, being Brunswick Group and 3M. Sir George is the current Chairman of both Smiths Group PLC and Stanley Black & Decker Inc and is a board member of Hitachi. Sir George shared his views on the importance of innovation and the challenges and opportunities for industrial businesses in the UK and internationally.
Read here for Sir George’s views on the importance of innovation.