One minute with … Vineet Mehra

One minute with … Vineet Mehra

Guest
Vineet Mehra, Global CMO of Walgreens Boots Alliance
Published
January 2020

We spent a minute with Vineet Mehra, the global CMO of Walgreens Boots Alliance. Watch to see how he describes the theme of his career.

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Interviewer: What would I be surprised to find on your desk?

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Vineet Mehra: A book about pizza making.

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Interviewer: Who are you?

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Vineet Mehra: I’m Vineet Mehra, global chief marketing officer for Walgreens Boots Alliance.

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Interviewer: What has been the theme of your career?

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Vineet Mehra: Give me the hardest problem, and let’s go and try to solve it.

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Interviewer: What’s the best professional wisdom anyone’s ever given you?

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Vineet Mehra: Bloom where you’re planted.

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Interviewer: Which industry topic doesn’t get talked about enough?

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Vineet Mehra: The role advertising and marketing has on our youth and culture.

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Interviewer: Which habit have you had to break to become a more effective leader?

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Vineet Mehra: I had to stop doing the work and start leading people.

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Interviewer: Where do you see yourself in 10 years

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Vineet Mehra: Opening a pizza shop on a beach.

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Interviewer: And, last question, how do you inspire the next generation of creative minds?

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Vineet Mehra: Unleash them.

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Give them the technology they need to be successful, and let them rip.

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