Barbara Kux © Siemens AG/Henkel
Barbara Kux © Siemens AG/Henkel

Barbara Kux: Why managers are born, not made

Paul Snell is managing editor at Supply Management
posted by Paul Snell
24 March 2016

Meet one of Fortune’s “most powerful women in business”, who combines executive roles with sitting on numerous boards

Barbara Kux is a role model for women both in procurement and in business – but she hasn’t grown tired of answering questions about it. “No, not at all,” she told SM.

“These discussions are important. The more diverse a company’s workforce is, the higher the range of experience the company can draw on. The important thing is that the individual who is best suited for a given position is selected from the enormous pool of worldwide talent.”

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