The MacLaren Memorial Lecture on Management is an annual joint event in memory of one of the Midlands’ leading industrialists -James Edward MacLaren who was a founding member of the Chartered Management Institute Birmingham Branch. He was also Chairman of the Board of Governors of the Birmingham College of Technology which, in 1966, became Aston University.
At this year’s lecture, Perween Warsi, founder and Chief Executive of S & A Foods, one of the UK’s leading producers of chilled ready meals, spoke to an audience of 150 business people, academics and students on:
Success in a Competitive Marketplace
Success in today’s highly competitive UK food industry cannot be taken for granted. What does it take to become a leading supplier? In this lecture, Perween Warsi, founder and Chief Executive of S & A Foods, will outline what lies behind her success and how her passion for quality and innovation is a source of inspiration for both colleagues and customers.
The lecture, which took place on 14 March 2011, was filmed and will soon be added to the Aston University events pages.