EFSS 2021 | Speaker

Clive Schlee's extensive leadership experience

Clive Schlee
Clive Schlee

The international industry event and think tank European Foodservice Summit (EFSS) 2021 will take place on 7 and 8 October at the Gottlieb Duttweiler Institute in Rüschlikon, Zurich. Clive Schlee has been at the helm of leading global foodservice companies. In an interview with Mario C. Bauer, the current Chairman of Itsu gives an insight into his successful leadership style - especially in Corona times.

Only 150 seats: Secure your coveted tickets to the European Foodservice Summit now!

The title of his talk:
A Conversation About Leadership with Clive Schlee
  • How to Make People Care
  • What Happens in Tough Times

Clive Schlee spent the first 17 years of his career in Hong Kong, Australia and the US, working for Hong Kong-based conglomerate Jardine Matheson. He returned to London in 1997 and joined Julian Metcalfe to develop Itsu, before serving as CEO of Pret A Manger from 2003 to 2019. Pret grew rapidly during this time and was sold to Bridgepoint Capital in 2008 and JAB Holdings in 2018. Clive is currently Chairman of Itsu, Psycle and the Seckford Foundation.

He has a degree in modern history from Oxford University.

Limited Attendance - Secure Tickets Now

The theme of the 22nd European Foodservice Summit: 'Back to the Future: Strengthening Up & Striving Forward - Seizing New Opportunities'. The number of participants is limited to 150. The kick-off is already on 6 October, at the evening Get-Together you will find plenty of opportunity to meet again, exchange ideas, network!

The European Foodservice Summit is the most important European platform for the hospitality industry. The topics discussed here are forward-looking and on tomorrow's agenda. Participants are the key players of the multi-unit restaurant and catering industry as well as suppliers and consultants.

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