SYDNEY, Jan. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- House of Rose Professional (HORP) Pte. Ltd. today announced that the top CEOs from several of the most successful Organizations in Australia would lead at the 2018 Australia Edition of the world tour of its Break the ceiling touch the sky® - the success and leadership summit for women®. The Australia Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® will be held in Sydney, Australia on March 13, 2018 and will kick off the 2018 world tour of the summit to Australia, the Middle East, India, USA, Singapore and Europe to accelerate the progress of gender diversity worldwide and directly enhance the skills for success of several thousand women leaders. The 2018 Australia Edition, will be led by world sponsors Coca-Cola and Platinum sponsor Kellogg. The Australian Industry Group, the Sydney Business Chamber and Food Industry Asia will lead as Industry partners for the summit.
The 2018 Australia Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® is a one day forum of keynote addresses, panel discussions and mentoring sessions led by C suite leaders including Belinda Tumbers, Managing Director Kellogg Australia/ New Zealand; Julie Hamilton, Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer, The Coca-Cola Company; Antoine Brun, Managing Director, Procter & Gamble Australia, New Zealand; Luciana Abreu, General Manager Australia and New Zealand at SC Johnson, Tony Frencham, Group Managing Director, WorleyParsons; Susan Anderson, General Manager for UberEATS ANZ City Operations; Gill McLaren, CEO and Founder of Syntegrate; Alain Moffroid, Managing Director, Pacific, Rentokil Initial; Roxana Davis, Gorgon Asset Manager, Shell; Catherine Burn APM, Deputy Commissioner, Specialist Support, NSW Police Force; Debra Singh, Group CEO Retail, Fantastic Holdings Limited; Judy Howard, CEO, ENACTUS Australia; The Hon. Patricia Forsythe, Executive Director, Sydney Business Chamber; Innes Willox, Chief Executive, Australian Industry Group; Anna Whitlam, Managing Director, Anna Whitlam People, Sweta Mehra, Chief Marketing Officer, ANZ and Penny Winn, non-executive Director of Caltex Australia Limited, CSR Limited and Port Waratah Coal Services. The full roster of speakers will be announced in early February 2018. Panelist and sponsor slots for the 2018 Australia Edition are currently open. BW Businessworld, ENACTUS and exchange4media group are supporting as network partners for the summit.
Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky® enables leaders attending the summit to learn, network and achieve. Participating Companies can enable gender diversity within their organizations and support the advancement of their women leaders at a fraction of the cost of other expensive training programs. While content is customized for women, male leaders are welcome. Over 2200 senior leaders from close to 200 organizations have attended prior editions of the summit since 2015 led by close to 200 C suite leaders from the world's most powerful organizations.
Julie Hamilton, Chief Customer and Commercial Leadership Officer, The Coca-Cola Company shared, "Diversity is at the heart of our business. We strive to create a work environment that provides all our associates equal access to information, development and opportunity. We have seen great contributions via gender diversity. Our business is honored to be a world sponsor of Break the ceiling touch the sky ® which will give participants a tremendous opportunity to learn from others, share best practices, network with peers and chart their own individual courses for success. I look forward to being part of the kick-off edition in Sydney, Australia!"
Belinda Tumbers, Managing Director Kellogg Australia/ New Zealand, shared, "Our founder W.K. Kellogg was a pioneer in employing women in the workplace – this is really still part of our DNA today and something we're really proud of as a company. Today our ANZ leadership team is 50% women and our culture is focused on creating an inclusive, collaborative and diverse workplace. We recognize the unique contribution women can make to our business and we support their growth into great leaders. We are excited to be able to support Break the Ceiling Touch the Sky® to inspire and encourage other female leaders and aspiring leaders to build their careers and succeed."
Commented the Hon. Patricia Forsythe, Executive Director, Sydney Business Chamber, "Sydney Business Chamber is delighted that Break the ceiling touch the sky® has chosen Sydney as the kick off city for the 2018 world tour of the summit. Our mission is to continue to build Sydney's competitive edge as a truly smart city that is well connected to the world. The Chamber is glad to support gender diversity -- a key business priority in Australia and the ongoing success of women in leadership via this unique summit."
Added Innes Willox, Chief Executive, The Australian Industry Group, "The Australian Industry Group (Ai Group) is a peak employer association which together with partner organisations represents the interests of 60,000 businesses employing more than 1 million Australians from a very broad range of industry sectors. We believe we have a unique contribution to make to gender diversity and its positive impact in Australia and are very happy to support the 2018 Australia Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky®."
Concluded Anthony A. Rose, Founder Chairman and CEO, House of Rose Professional and best-selling author of the book Break the Ceiling, Touch the Sky: success secrets of the world's most inspirational women which inspired the summit: "The 2018 Australia Edition is a unique opportunity for Companies in Australia to leverage Break the ceiling touch the sky® to enhance gender diversity within their company, grow their women leaders and benefit from the proven positive impact on business return on investment (ROI), innovation and social impact."
For full details on the 2018 Australia Edition of Break the ceiling touch the sky® and to register please visit www.houseofroseprofessional.com.
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