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Allan Leighton and Rene Carayol talk marketing and leadership in special Merlin Lecture

In August we were lucky to have Rene Carayol from the Inspired Leaders Network interview Allan Leighton at a special Merlin Lecture.  Allan, Multiple Chairman of companies including Pandora, Office, Matalan, Charlie Biggins and former CEO of Asda, talked about leadership, marketing and why people and products are the most important thing in business.

For those of you who couldn’t make the Merlin Lecture you can catch the interview highlights here.  Stay tuned for part two of the lecture next week.

VIDEO – Rene Carayol interviews Allan Leighton at Marketing Academy Merlin Lecture Part 1


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