Podcast: How a Century-Old Family Business Is Adapting to the Pandemic
Skip to content
Explore Our Coronavirus Coverage
Leadership Jul 31, 2020

Podcast: How a Century-Old Family Business Is Adapting to the Pandemic

On this special episode of The Insightful Leader: a conversation with the chairman and the CEO of Griffith Foods about leading with purpose during the crisis.

"We know, more often than not, what the right thing to do is," says Griffith Foods Chairman Brian Griffith.

Based on insights from

Jennifer Pendergast

Brian Griffith

TC Chatterjee

Listening: How a Century-Old Family Business Is Adapting to the Pandemic
download
0:00 Skip back button Play Skip forward button 25:36

The pandemic’s effect on the food industry has been complicated.

Add Insight
to your inbox.

We’ll send you one email a week with content you actually want to read, curated by the Insight team.

While many restaurants have struggled to stay afloat, the grocery sector has seen enormous leaps in demand, while also grappling with unpredictable shifts in consumer needs. So what have the past several months been like for the companies that supply businesses with food products?

On this special episode of The Insightful Leader, Jennifer Pendergast, the director of Kellogg’s John Ward Center for Family Enterprises, sits down with two executives from food flavoring producer Griffith Foods: CEO TC Chatterjee and chairman Brian Griffith.

Note: The Insightful Leader is produced for the ear, and not meant to be read as a transcript. We encourage you to listen to the audio version above. However, a transcript of this episode is available here.

Featured Faculty

John L. Ward Clinical Professor in the Kellogg Innovation & Entrepreneurship Initiative; Executive Director of the Center for Family Enterprises

Suggested For You
Most Popular

High achievers often worry they aren’t qualified to weigh in. Here’s how to get past those self-sabotaging thoughts.

Democracies may not outlast dictatorships, but they adapt better.

Most Popular Podcasts

Coworkers can make us crazy. Here’s how to handle tough situations.

Plus: Four questions to consider before becoming a social-impact entrepreneur.

Finding and nurturing high performers isn’t easy, but it pays off.

A Broadway songwriter and a marketing professor discuss the connection between our favorite tunes and how they make us feel.

More in Leadership