Tell me about yourself: Laura Redpath
Updated: Feb 19
'Tell me about yourself’ is a Q&A series where new starters of the MRM team talk about their backgrounds, work and passions. This should hopefully be insightful for those interested in the Commercial & Brand Management industry career path.
What made you want to join MRM Global? After meeting with the team, I was impressed by the rapid growth, the opportunity and unique market position of MRM, I felt that my experience would contribute to MRM's next growth phase.
Describe your career to date prior to joining MRM: My previous roles have been a mix of Commercial & Brand Management, working directly with global brands like Hershey’s, Reese's, Weight Watchers and Disney. In my most recent role, I spent 7 years in an entrepreneurial business where I led our Branded Product Strategy , I would work cross functionally to bring new products from ideation to supermarket shelves.
What do you like the most about your job? I really enjoy working with the customer, I’m passionate about finding a solution and develop products people love. I like working with a mix of personalities, and using challenges as a way to get team members together and problem solving.
What characteristics do you admire in the team that you work with? Continuous learning culture, innovative and an eagerness to deliver change.
What advice would you give to a new employee at MRM Global? Go over and above, think of ways to add value and enrich our clients experience with MRM.
What are your passions outside work? Spending time with my family, tiring out my toddler, cooking and planning my next holiday in the sun.