Jeremy Schwartz is an inspiring speaker and ‘superstar’ storyteller who shares his CEO & MD expertise from the iconic world-class consumer and retail companies – Coca-Cola, L’Oréal, The Body Shop, and Pandora. Innovating the way we work brings ‘valuable actionable insights’ leaders can implement to get superior results. Topics include organisational mindsets of market leaders, everyone’s a leader now, and innovating consumer-focused cultures. Schwartz’s leadership roles created huge value fast, each generating more than $5bn in shareholder value within two years. From these, he shares the secrets to the success of the turnarounds of Pandora and Sainsburys, how Coke Zero was invented, and L’Oréal’s journey to market leadership in the UK as some examples.
“Jeremy’s session was excellent. He nailed (and exceeded) the brief; he was very engaging and entertaining, and the content was highly insightful and actionable which is exactly what we were after. It was a great highlight to our event.”
Jeremy is also an authority on sustainability, a reputation established by his roles as CEO of The Body Shop, Chairman of Kantar’s Sustainability Transformation practice and host of Saving Tomorrows Planet podcast. Where again he brings ‘valuable actionable insights’ with real life stories of profiting from sustainability, setting stretching environmental goals, securing stakeholder buy-in, innovating sustainably without compromising profitability and reporting without greenwashing.
“Jeremy’s session was absolutely awesome! Jeremy is a talented & very professional speaker, who really understood the message we wanted to convey. On top of that, it was a real pleasure to work & share insights with Jeremy in advance to prepare the final presentation.”
He is an expert in the winning ways of world-class companies. Jeremy unlocks their secrets of making a purpose count, speed of decision-making, slicing through silos, and digital transformation. These are popular subjects with clients as Jeremy shares first-hand experiences where he pioneered these in his roles worldwide.
“He’s the TikTok guy – his use of videos and animation got the messages across in such a refreshing new way.”
His content is rich in TikTok-type reels and videos so no death by PowerPoint with him. Every speech, masterclass, and workshop is personalised to every client, and his probing questions in the scoping call gets to the heart of every event to give clear actionable insights for each audience.
‘Act Fast & Get Things Done’ takes learnings from turnarounds, tech companies and emergencies to give the tools we can all use in business to act faster.
‘Cut the Marketing Bullshit’, 11 marketing fundamentals for business leaders goes back to the core of marketing to secure better results in this digital age.
In his private life, Jeremy is married with three Gen Z sons who are his personal advisors on what their generation needs. He is a driven by fitness being an accomplished mountaineer, cyclist and fundraiser as founding trustee for the Against Malaria Foundation.
Jeremy speaks and presents fluently in both English and French.
Make your purpose count
Are you struggling to create a memorable purpose and see it align, inspire and mobilise your employees?
Employees, consumers and investors want to engage companies with an inspiring, authentic purpose that guides their actions. Jeremy shares how, from his own CEO experience, to become a sustainable company who makes their purpose count every day to drive spectacular results.
Profit from Sustainability
Do you want to know how your company can take a leadership role, mobilise employees, engage investors and create new profitable business models that can contribute to saving the planet?
All too often the sustainability debate focuses solely on cost. Jeremy’s challenges this with a CEO’s P&L vision and shows how to identify opportunities to innovate sustainably and profitably.
Innovate to Inspire Consumers
Can your business benefit from a deeper understanding of your consumers and customers?
The empowered and fickle consumer has made growing market share a tougher battle than ever before. Be inspired from the extensive experience and unique techniques to reach out, listen and act on consumer insights that have led to multibillion euro innovations and growth results.
Mindset Makes Culture
Do you want to create a company culture that will make you world class, but not sure how?
An open, curious growth mindset underpins great cultures. Experience and learn from Jeremy’s important approach to nurture authentic, modern, world class cultures one-mindset-at-a-time.
Everyone’s a Leader Now
Do you feel the command-and-control models and hierarchical decision making remains insufficient as a leadership model for our hyper fast-moving and Gen X environment?
Everyone’s a leader now brings fresh ways to mobilise talent across all organisation levels, elevate contributions from a diversity of employees and empower and challenge them to show leadership behaviours too.
Slice Through Silos
Can you see how silo working across functions and teams undermines high performance output?
Find out how to rapidly craft structures and embrace new ways of working that slice through silos and liberate teams to collaborate in seamless ways. Learn to compress decision-making timelines and accelerate speed-to-market to beat the competition and grow faster.