The Lens… with Mark Smith of Southern Co-op

Join host Oli Barrett MBE for episode 11, series three of The Lens Bitesize

Our guest today

Mark Smith is the Chief Executive Officer of Southern Co-op. Providing strategic direction and leadership to a regional business covering the south of England, Mark oversees 260 trading stores and funeral homes across 11 counties in the South. Southern Co-op turns over £400m a year with the help of 4,500 colleagues.

About The Lens

The Lens Bitesize is a series of micro-episodes featuring senior leaders from the business community. In each episode our host, entrepreneur Oli Barrett MBE, asks his guests about their responses to the COVID-19 crisis and what can be done to future-proof businesses, making them more responsible and equipped to deal with challenges, great and small.

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