CEO Of Billion Dollar Brand Shares Valuable Life Lessons

Leading a global organization to over $1 billion in market capitalization, including responsibility for 2000 employees, requires nothing short of maximum effort, dedication, and round-the-clock commitment.

Even with the all-encompassing demands as Chief Executive Officer, John O’Donnell has never shortchanged his family.

In fact, family is priority number one.

As part of Project 24, we are thrilled to feature John O’Donnell, Chief Executive Officer and President of Neenah Paper.  Of the many outstanding points of advice, John shares, “If my wife or children call the office, I’ve made it a point to treat the call as a blessing and never an intrusion.”

Read more about the values and lessons that drive this CEO to balance the amazing responsibilities of leading a billion dollar, global organization with a family-first priority.

Click HERE to access the complete interview with John O’Donnell.


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