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‘Dream It!, Brand It!, Own It! - Leading in an Exponential Age’ – Joint Discussion on Tap for Council Summit in June

Date: May 23, 2019
Jan Griffiths, president and founder of Gravitas Detroit, a company dedicated to the creation of future leaders, will facilitate a discussion of new leadership trends in her presentation, “Dream It!, Brand It!, Own It!  - Leading in an Exponential Age,” at the AASA Council Summit on Wednesday, June 26. This joint session will include members of the Marketing Executives Council (MEC) and the Modern Industry eXpertise (MiX). The Council Summit is slated for Wednesday, June 26, at Delphi Technologies, Auburn Hills, Mich.
 
Griffiths will address the seismic shift taking place in the way we work, and the leadership skills required now and in the future. The session will explore the significance of crafting a compelling vision, personal branding, building alliances, energy levels, communication and execution.
 
Griffiths earned a degree in business administration from the University of Wales and moved to the U.S. at 23. She has extensive experience leading global procurement, program management, manufacturing and sales in multiple industry environments and was the chief procurement officer for a $3 billion Tier 1 global automotive supplier before leaving her corporate career of 30 years to pursue her dream of molding the next generation of leaders. She was named one of Automotive News’ 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry in 2015 and received the Corp! Magazine MVP Entrepreneur Award in April of this year. Griffiths serves on the Global Supply Chain Management Advisory Board at Wayne State University and also is a member of the Automotive Women’s Association, Women in Manufacturing, INFORUM and the Birmingham Bloomfield Chamber of Commerce.
 
The Council Summit convenes the morning of Wednesday, June 26, at Delphi Technologies, Auburn Hills, Mich., with the MEC meeting. MEC and MiX will hold a joint meeting in the afternoon, followed by a tour of Weber Automotive’s Auburn Hills facility and a networking reception. MiX will meet the morning of Thursday, June 27. AASA Council Summit information, including registration, is available here. Experian is the Council Summit sponsor.
 
Just prior to the AASA Council Summit, the AAPEX Exhibitor Booth Camp will be held on Tuesday, June 25 in Farmington Hills, Mich. The Booth Camp is an AAPEX Event, co-owned by AASA and the Auto Care Association. It will be offered again on Thursday, June 27 at the Sands Expo, Las Vegas.
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