René Carayol

Leading retail business speaker


Drawing on his boardroom experiences at organisations as diverse as The Inland Revenue, Marks & Spencer, IPC Media and PepsiCo, René Carayol is recognised as one of the world’s leading business gurus and motivational speakers.

Inspirational leadership and culture are the key foundations of René’s talks and the author (‘Corporate Voodoo’), broadsheet columnist and broadcaster (BBC and Sky News) enthrals audiences with his insight into business transformation.

Delegates will hear motivational speaker René argue that in today’s aggressive and competitive world it is no longer enough to offer a good product backed by quality service and skilled managers. These days – which René calls “extraordinary times” – need extraordinary leadership skills that enable a company to develop and grow. To survive, he says, you can no longer just try to be the best, you have to be different, unique if possible.

In his career, René Carayol has found himself working alongside the likes of Sir Richard Branson, Bill Clinton, Colin Powell and Kofi Annan. René has also been called on to deliver leadership advice for the World Bank, the United Nations and the British Prime Minister’s ‘Strategy Unit’. René’s MBE was in recognition of his extensive contributions to the business community.

Never one to avoid difficult and challenging questions relating to the world of business, René is called on regularly to share his wisdom at business events and conferences around the globe.

To book René Carayol as the speaker at your event, contact Champions Motivational Speakers by completing the online form or calling +44 1509 85 29 27.

  • Retail Speaker
  • Business Speaker
  • Change Management
  • Diversity
  • Transformational Leadership
  • Social Responsibility
  • Customer Service & CRM
  • Business Strategy

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