23. From Manager to Mentor with Francesco Pastore, Chief Marketing and Commercial Officer at Sofidel

The FMCG Guys

Mar 15 2022 • 39 mins

Managing a transition from being an individual contributor to a people Leader is one of the key turning points of in a career. The step into becoming a role-model to many, thus starting to also mentor rather than manage is an integral part to building C-level material talent. To better understand the keys to growing into a Leader and Mentor we invited Francesco Pastore, currently Chief Marketing and Sales Officer at Paper Leader Sofidel and with a track record of success at companies like Coca-Cola, Coty, Bain and Procter & Gamble.

In this conversation, we cover:

  • Francesco’s first leadership experience
  • Promoting talent
  • Balancing high performers and high potentials
  • Engaging Teams in a VUCA world
  • Managing executives from different backgrounds
  • Francesco’s Leadership philosophy