India's CEO'S/Top Executives wow Participants at India Edition of Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky™ - the Success and Leadership Summit for Women™ From House of Rose Professional

23 Feb, 2016, 05:07 ET from House of Rose Professionals

SINGAPORE, February 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --

- 'Take Charge of Your own Destiny, Be Flexible With Your Goals, Believe in Yourself, Seek Great Mentors,' say Top Leaders.

- '2016 World Edition of Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky™ summit in third quarter 2016,' says House of Rose Professional Chairman and CEO.

House of Rose Professional's Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky - the success and leadership summit for women crossed a new milestone for enabling women to connect and learn internationally via a special India Edition on February 18 in Mumbai India, featuring an inspirational line up of eight discussion sessions delivered by 43 international speakers from the world's best Companies. 

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"Over 350 top women leaders from 70 global organizations in India attended the India edition of the summit headlined by Gold sponsors Coca-Cola, Godrej, Kellogg; Silver sponsors FleishmanHillard, Accenture, P&G and Burberry; Support sponsors Shell and Knitex Ecott and other top Corporates including Hindustan Unilever, Microsoft, Nestle, Tata Chemicals, J&J, Siemens, etc.," updated Anthony A. Rose, Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional.

Attendees were treated to a master-class on the best practices for success and leadership for women (and men).

"Take charge of your own destiny, define what's important to you and go after it with a single-minded focus," shared Rekha M. Menon, Chairman, Accenture in India.

"Find what you love to do, and then be bold and confident in yourself and your ability to achieve your goals," shared Julie Bowerman, Vice President, Global Shopper Marketing, Ecommerce and Digital, The Coca-Cola Company.

"Have a dream, the passion to live the dream, a strategy to feed that passion, and a plan to realize it," shared Richa Arora, Chief Operating Officer, Consumer Products Business, Tata Chemicals.  

"Be flexible with your goals as they are not set in stone. Always plan for failure and how you may have to deal with that. Be realistic about setting goals and not be afraid to share them with others as you would need support in executing them," shared Fumbi Chima, Chief Information Officer, Burberry Plc.

Reflecting on her own success, Lynne Anne Davis, President, Asia Pacific, FleishmanHillard highlighted the value of risk-taking.  "The real game changers in life always come with risk.  Push yourself outside comfort zones to find exciting new avenues for growth and deeper satisfaction."

Speaking about the importance of mentors, Peter Sharp, President, Walmart Asia Realty shared, "Actively search for the right mentors. Trust your organization to help support you on this but proactively work on getting the right mentors yourself as well.  Great mentors can make a great difference and ideally it works two-way, so you help the Mentor too."

Farah Nathani-Menzies, Vice President, Strategic Projects and Diversity, Godrej advised, "Make the choices that work for YOU through the different stages of your life - and then accept that with those choices come tradeoffs. Every choice will have a cost and an associated benefit - be realistic."

Fatima Karan, Consulting Editor, Bloomberg TV India commented, "Be true to yourself and never underestimate your potential."

"Diversity & Inclusion is in our DNA at P&G. It is the right thing to do and it is right for the business. It is critical to have the right mindset and set the tone from the top. Hence, my advice is to make Diversity & Inclusion measurable and hold your leaders accountable," shared Al Rajwani, MD and CEO, P&G India.  

"The diversity agenda starts with parenting. Parents need to break down stereotypes and role model the right behaviors for their children," shared Sangeeta Pendurkar, Managing Director, Kellogg India.

"If we are to continue to move the women's agenda forward then it is up to each and every one of us to make that change and lead by example. Take your key learnings from the conference and make a pact with yourself to put them into action. Your action will make a difference," added Miles Wilson, Global Commercial Leadership Director, The Coca-Cola Company.

Anthony A. Rose, House of Rose Professional Chairman and CEO, and best selling author of the book that inspired the summit (Break the ceiling touch the sky: success secrets of the world's most inspirational women) added, "We achieved our objective of leveraging 42 of India's top CEOs/other global leaders to share their best practices for success and leadership with over 350 participants from over 70 organizations. The feedback has been phenomenal. Our speakers really outdid themselves in enabling the participants to learn, network and connect."

Industry Partners Efficient Consumer Response (ECR) India and The European Chamber of Commerce (EUROCHAM),Singapore placed their support behind the summit, enhancing participation and content. BW Businessworld, the Xavier Institute of Communications (XIC) and PR Newswire served as network partners for the summit. GRIPS PROEVENTS supported as event manager for the day.

Rose concluded by announcing House of Rose Professional's plans for the 2016 Global Edition of Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky to be organized in Singapore in mid-2016.

"We will host 'Break the ceiling touch the sky - the success and leadership and success summit for women™, the world edition' in the third quarter of 2016 in Singapore with a never before line up of leaders and international and local participants. We are determined to enable more women into higher levels of leadership and help them deliver an even more positive impact in their Communities," he added.

About House of Rose Professional Pte.Ltd. 

House of Rose Professional Pte.Ltd. is based in Singapore and operates across three segments - Public Relations (PR), Publishing and People. The PR division provides customized CEO/Corporate Reputation solutions, APEC advisory, Crisis Management, Influencer Marketing and Cross-border PR organizational framework strategy. The Publishing division provides publishing services to book projects of inspirational personalities/ CEOs. The People division provides Executive search solutions, leadership training, executive coaching and inspirational speaking. http://www.houseofroseprofessional.com 

The Company last week also announced its new Corporate tagline - 'Be unstoppable'.

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Anthony A Rose
Chairman and CEO
House of Rose Professional Pte. Ltd.
HP: +65 83322017
Email: anthony@houseofroseprofessional.com

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