Recently Diageo Global Travel concluded its well-liked collection of night discussions, ‘The Sunset Sessions’, at TFWA Cannes. It was a dialog exploring how numerous groups can develop stronger efficiency.
The panel, hosted by Martin Moodie founding father of The Moodie Davitt Report included John Williams, Diageo Global Scotch director, Sarah Branquinho, ladies in travel retail and chief diversity; inclusion officer at Dufry, and Nandhini Srinivasan, class head of wines spirits, fragrance, cosmetics at Flemingo Travel Retail Limited. It explored the necessary work nonetheless wanted to construct in broader inclusion and diversity throughout the travel retail trade.
The most important focus of the panel was round how inclusion and diversity can construct stronger efficiency for each the person and the enterprise. Diverse groups are inventive and consultant of the traveller. John Williams, Diageo Global Scotch Director, mentioned: “Diverse teams are more productive, more creative and better at solving problems – this leads to higher performance for everyone. As a global business in 180 markets with more than that in brands, we are reaching out to consumers of different backgrounds, cultures, shapes and sizes across the world. The only way to do that well and make the connections we need is with diverse teams.”
Sarah Branquinho, Women in Travel Retail and Chief Diversity; Inclusion Officer, Dufry, mentioned: “As an industry we need to consider how we can promote change to create opportunities for individuals to progress regardless of gender, colour, ethnicity and more, and just as crucially, how we develop an inclusive culture that enables diversity to thrive.” Yesterday night’s Sunset Session concluded the partaking collection of panel discussions Diageo Global Travel held in partnership with The Moodie Davitt Report at Beach Village 1 at Majestic Beach Bar.
TFWA guests can proceed to go to Diageo’s exhibition house and bar on the Beach Village, Majestic Beach till Thursday 6 October 2022.