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#205 Psychological Safety, Vulnerability and Inclusivity with Jean Angus

Welcome to a brand new episode of Women And Manufacturing. Joining us in conversation today is Jean Angus, President & CEO of Saint-Gobain Life Sciences, a global organization that designs, produces, and distributes fluid management components and systems to industries like biopharma, medical, food and bev, personal care, and chemical. Hear all about her journey working in innovation processes before her current leadership role. Hear what psychological safety means to Jean, and what she advises listeners who feel they cannot be themselves at work. She shares how she works to embrace understanding those around her in order to be more inclusive, and how she aims to engage the workforce to enable people to work best. We touch on vulnerability, staying present as a leader, and the one principle she applies to both her work and her life before Jean leaves us with a powerful piece of advice: just try! Thanks for tuning in.


Lydia Di Liello

Capital Pricing Consultants increases clients’ profitability through strategy monetization, operational, and tactical solutions.

Lydia M Di Liello, CEO and founder (with more than 25 years of business leadership, supply chain and global pricing expertise) delivers exceptional results through Strategy, Process, and Technology. Leveraging a career at General Motors and b to b manufacturing in Supply Chain and Pricing management, client profitability typically increases from 15%-300% in as little as six months. Client engagements range from global Fortune 500 to smaller privately held firms.

Starting with strategic overview through actionable specific directives, clients achieve significant profit increases. Executing widely respected trademarked methodology including Discovery, Assessment, and Recommendations, D.A.R. Ô delivers a comprehensive roadmap for clients’ corporate strategic goals through operational impact achieving strategy realization.

Lydia is a well-know and widely respected speaker leading executive forums, conferences, and workshops worldwide; she is published frequently in trade and professional journals. With an MBA from Youngstown State University Di Liello is repeatedly requested at corporate retreats and is a member of the Professional Pricing Society Board of Advisors.

Recently published In Manufacturing Today June 2021 https://manufacturing-today.com/news/seamless-connections/

Di Liello was just named as the only pricing consultant with the prestigious 2020 PROS to KNOW award for the second year in a row from Supply and Demand Chain Executive on March 17, 2021

Company Philosophy: Success starts with open and clear communication through every step of the client engagement process. Valuing clients’ time and commitment, Capital Pricing Consultants are dedicated to efficiency and demonstrable efficacy. Di Liello cultivates long-term relationships built one successful project at a time.


Jean Angus

Jean Angus Biography – CEO of Life Sciences, Saint-Gobain 


Jean Angus is the president and CEO of Life Sciences at Saint-Gobain, a 44.1B € (2021 sales) company, operating in 68 countries, with more than 170,000 employees. Saint-Gobain has been recognized as a Top 100 Global Innovator and is one of only fourteen companies recognized as a Top Global Employer.    


Working in multiple industries, Jean has over twenty-five years of broad-based, global experience, including global business management, strategy development, sales and marketing, manufacturing, supply chain, innovation, and R&D. In her role as Life Sciences’ president and CEO, Jean leads the development and manufacturing of high-performance components and integrated solutions for industries such as biopharmaceuticals, medical and food and beverage. 


Jean and her team are building a customer-focused culture, where strong material expertise complements unparalleled co-development capabilities. She brings a passion for growing businesses to her leadership role. She believes everyone is creative and strives to connect all employees to customers’ experiences, ultimately fostering a culture in which everyone contributes to the growth of the business.    


Jean joined Saint-Gobain in 2011 as Director of Innovation Processes and was promoted to General Manager Seals Engineered Components before taking her role leading Life Sciences in 2018. She received a Master’s of Science in Business and Environmental Management from the University of Findlay and a Bachelor’s of Science in Biochemistry from Auburn University.    

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