#31: People Business, Success, and Passion in the Retail Industry

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Alejandro Grande es miembro del Retail, Management & People Expert Council España y Portugal, y desarrolla una carrera en Retail de más de 17 años en el Grupo DIA. Su último cargo es el de Director de Recursos Humanos (CHRO) en el Grupo DIA en España, y anteriormente fue Director General de DIA Argentina durante más de 6 años. Anteriormente se desempeñó como Director de RR.HH., Franquicias y Expansión y también se desempeñó como Director de RR.HH. y Franquicias durante más de 6 años en Argentina. Previamente a su carrera en DIA, trabajó en las tiendas EXO Consult y EKI Discount donde desarrolló su pasión por el retail.

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Alejandro Grande is a member of the Retail, Management & People Expert Council Spain and Portugal, and performing a Retail career over 17 years at the DIA Group. His last role is Chief Human Resources (CHRO) at the DIA Group in Spain, and previously he was the CEO for DIA Argentina for over 6 years. Previously he performed as HR, Franchise and Expansion Director and also performed as HR & Franchise Director for over 6 years in Argentina. Previously to his career in DIA, he worked in EXO Consult and EKI Discount stores where he developed his passion for retail.

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Algunos de los aspectos más destacados del podcast:

  • Presentación de Alejandro Grande
  • Comenzaste tu carrera en las tiendas Eki Discount. ¿Cómo fue ese comienzo?
  • Te mudaste a EXO Consulting. ¿Qué aprendiste y desarrollaste?
  • Una nueva aventura en el retail en DIA.
    1. Comenzó como Director de Recursos Humanos y Franquicias
    2. ¿Cómo definieron los perfiles requeridos y las habilidades para Retail?
    3. Tienes responsabilidades importantes como director de recursos humanos.
    4. Fue designado como Director General de Argentina. Habló sobre los desafíos que enfrentó.
    5. Asumiste importantes responsabilidades para el grupo como CHRO
  • ¿Qué tan importante es definir los perfiles, las habilidades y los roles que necesitas en Retail, y cuáles son los críticos considerando la transición al creciente mercado del comercio electrónico? ¿Cuáles son los aspectos clave a tener en cuenta para controlar y desarrollar?
  • Como CHRO, ¿cómo lidió con el impacto de COVID 19 en los cambios de los consumidores y las nuevas habilidades requeridas para enfrentarlo?
  • Te has unido a un grupo de expertos en Retail, gestión y People Experts. ¿Cuéntanos como es?
  • ¿Qué habilidades considera necesarias para los profesionales del comercio minorista y sus funciones de cadena de suministro y comercio electrónico?
  • Tu recomendación final para que las personas crezcan
  • Despedida

Some of the highlights from the podcast:

  • Presentation of Alejandro Grande
  • You started your career in Eki Discount stores. How it was that beginning?
  • You moved to EXO Consulting. What did you learn and develop?
  • A new adventure in retail at DIA.
    1. Started as a HR & Franchise Director
    2. How did you define the profiles required and skills for Retail?
    3. You got major responsibilities as Director HR
    4. You were appointed as a CEO for Argentina. Told about which challenges did you faced.
    5. You took major responsibilities for the group as CHRO
  • How important is the define the profiles, the skills and the roles you need in Retail, and which are the critical one considering the transition to the e-commerce growing market? Which are the key aspects to be taken into account to control and develop?
  • As a CHRO how did you deal with the COVID 19 impact in the consumers changes and new skills required to face it?
  • You have joined a group of experts in Retail, management and People Experts. Tell about it?
  • What skills do you see as necessary for professionals in Retail and its Supply Chain & e-commerce functions?
  • Your final recommendation for people to growth
  • Farewell

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