Why People Should be the Center of Your Leadership Strategy

Jason Lioy

Chief People Officer at Dawn Foods

Learning Objectives

Please join the Chief People Officer from Dawn Foods Global, Jason Lioy in this Executive Interview where he will discuss why people should be the center of your leadership strategy.

Key Takeaways:

  • Tell me a bit more about your role at Dawn Foods

  • How would you describe your overall leadership style and strategy? Is there anything that makes it different or unique?

  • What do you think makes a successful HR leader?

  • You’ve shared that Dawn has a family-like company culture where its leaders are accessible to staff at all levels. Can you share how you’ve made this work in practice, particularly in the time of COVID?

  • Across levels of the organization, what role do employees play in influencing your company culture?

  • The COVID-19 crisis for HR leaders has been compared to what the 2008 financial crisis was for finance leaders. How did the pandemic shift your organization from an HR perspective?

  • Finally, what advice would you give to other HR leaders and executives?