Beer and botox are two of the business cases discussed at a new series of public talks at the University.
The Beyond Business series, organised by the Business School, will feature insightful talks from a number of major business leaders and thinkers.
University alumnus and co-owner of Scottish brewery BrewDog, James Watt, will deliver a talk on 18 November.
During his talk, James will challenge many of the assumptions held regarding business.
He will explain how a passion for great beer inadvertently forged a whole new approach to business, making him and his partner ‘Captains’ of one of the world’s fastest growing drink brands
On 8 December David Pyott, singled out by Harvard Business Review as the world’s 4th best performing CEO in the world, will visit the University.
Known as the “man behind Botox©” - he is famed to have turned the drug created to ease eyelid spasms, into a $2bilion consumer sensation.
When he took over Allergan, the company was a small eye care business; 17 years into his tenure the company recorded $7 billion in sales.
A University alumnus, David Pyott will be tell the story of turning the company into a global pharmaceutical and medical device giant, and address the value of multiculturalism and languages in a global economy.