Frank Brown

Frank Brown

Toronto, Ontario
Human-Skills Development Leader | Business Relationships Expert
Frank Brown is a Consumer-packaged goods professional with over 40 years of experience in the CPG industry both within Canada and internationally (USA, Europe and Asia). Frank Brown has extensive experience in global organizations and small companies and how they work most effectively. He speaks on a variety of topics including culture management, inter-personal relationships, career management, and how to manage high-performing teams. His communication style is an “easy listen” as he speaks from a down to earth perspective that most people can relate to and easily understand. Participants will come away with a very clear path to success on the topic discussed.
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Frank Brown is a seasoned leader with over 40 years of experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, having worked with some of the most recognizable brands including Kellogg’s, Cadbury, and Wahl. His extensive career has provided him with a deep understanding that while mastering hard skills is essential, it is the development of human skills that truly sets individuals apart and enables them to excel in their careers and personal lives.

With a belief in the importance of creating a thriving workplace culture, Frank Brown emphasizes the need for a human-centred approach. By focusing on building meaningful relationships, helping others achieve their goals, and adding value to every interaction, organizations can establish a supportive, inclusive, and high-performing culture. Frank’s expertise in business relationships and people management has propelled him to unexpected heights, and he is passionate about sharing his knowledge with others through engaging storytelling, insightful perspectives, and often humorous anecdotes.

Throughout his career, Frank Brown has proactively taken steps to transform workplace cultures, ensuring they are more focused on the value for the individual as a stakeholder in the organization. One of his primary strategies involves creating an open and inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and respected. By actively listening to the ideas and concerns brought forth by individuals at every level of the organization, Frank’s open communication model has not only transformed culture but also driven innovation in each organization he has worked with.

Frank Brown is recognized as a thought leader on the importance of creating a culture that supports and nurtures employee growth and development. By empowering individuals, organizations can foster a culture of learning and growth, encouraging employees to take risks, embrace new opportunities, and learn from their mistakes. This focus on personal and professional development has been the backbone of Frank’s successful career, both within Canada and internationally.

Having travelled extensively throughout North America, Europe, and Asia, Frank Brown brings a unique global perspective to the challenges of running a business in today’s inclusive and diverse environment. His exposure to different cultures has enriched his understanding and allowed him to navigate the complexities of the global marketplace. Frank’s insights and expertise are valuable for leaders, sales professionals, employees, and entrepreneurs alike, providing practical guidance to unlock their full potential and elevate their career and leadership skills.

Frank Brown’s extensive experience as a business leader in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, coupled with his deep understanding of the importance of human skills, has shaped his approach to creating thriving workplace cultures. His open communication model, emphasis on employee growth and development, and uniquely global perspective set him apart as a thought leader in his field. Through engaging storytelling, insightful insights, and relatable experiences, Frank Brown shares his expertise to help individuals and companies navigate today’s challenging business landscape.



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Frank Brown Topic Presentations

beyond the resume - unleashing the full potential of your career & life through human skills development

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Are you ready to make an investment in yourself that will pay dividends for years to come? By focusing on developing your human skills, you can add immense value to your personal and professional life while gaining maximum control over your career trajectory. Join Frank on an engaging, inspirational, and humorous journey as he urges you to look beyond your resume and invest in cultivating these essential skills. With this investment, you’ll not only propel your career to new heights of success but also unlock unexpected opportunities. Remember, the earlier you start honing your human skills, the greater the payoff for your career and life in the long run.

    Frank encourages participants to invest in themselves by developing their human skills. Led by Frank Brown, a seasoned leader with over 40 years of experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, this talk explores how developing human skills can add immense value to personal and professional lives while also giving individuals maximum control over their career trajectory. Throughout the talk, Frank shares practical strategies for cultivating human skills, including communication, emotional intelligence, teamwork, and adaptability, that can be applied in various aspects of life. He also emphasizes the importance of having an “always learning mindset”, keeping an eye out for opportunities with every interaction and how always add value to others.

    By the end of this talk, participants will be inspired to take action and invest in developing their human skills, understanding the value and payoff of this investment in the long run. They will leave with practical tools and strategies for cultivating these essential skills and a newfound sense of control over their personal and professional lives. Join Frank on this engaging, inspirational, and humorous journey to unlock your full potential by investing in human skills development.

the language of respect in leadership - forging a legacy of excellence and impact

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In today’s rapidly changing world, the importance of human-centred leadership cannot be understated. Respect lies at the heart of sustainable impact and excellence for all. As a highly experienced and respected leader, Frank Brown knows firsthand the power of prioritizing people and placing them at the forefront of organizational efforts. In this captivating and motivational speech, Frank shares his personal journey as a leader, detailing his experiences and lessons learned in various large organizations. He candidly reveals how he used to be the arrogant, know-it-all leader who demanded things be done his way. Through the power of active listening, empathy, care for others, and servant leadership, he was able to change the trajectory of his impact and lead his teams to unprecedented success.

    We are now in the age of the employee experience, and those organizations and leaders who embrace their humanity, display vulnerability, adopt a people-focused mindset, and lead with respect are the ones that will thrive for years to come. These leaders create legacies of meaningful impact and excellence, inspiring others to follow in their footsteps. The question is, who do you want to be? Participants will understand the principles of servant leadership and how to take this approach within their own organizations for maximum impact. They will also learn that it’s not about them, but about the employees and their everyday interactions that matter most. They will understand the difference between transactional leadership and leaders who speak the language of respect, allowing them to excel in leadership and create a more successful, profitable, and sustainable operation.

continuous learning mindsets: the learning organization

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In this informative and engaging talk, Frank Brown, a seasoned leader with over 40 years of experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, shares his insights and experiences on the power of lifelong learning. The talk encourages participants to cultivate an “always learning” mindset and embrace new opportunities for personal and professional growth through continuous learning.

    Throughout this presentation, Frank provides practical tools and strategies for staying curious, seeking out new experiences, and learning from failures and setbacks. He emphasizes the importance of challenging assumptions and cultivating a growth mindset, and highlights the benefits of lifelong learning for unlocking new opportunities and achieving personal and professional growth. Participants will be inspired to embrace new challenges and opportunities for growth, and appreciate the value of continuous learning. They will leave with practical strategies for incorporating learning into their daily lives and developing a passion for lifelong growth and development.

putting people first: the transformative power of people-centered leadership

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • This enlightening and inspiring talk focuses on the importance of people-centred leadership and the transformative power it can have on organizations. Throughout this presentation, Frank shares his insights and experiences on how prioritizing the needs of people can lead to a more engaged, productive, and innovative workplace culture.

    Frank shares insights that leaders can adopt to create a people-centred leadership approach to their workplace and prioritize the needs of their employees. He provides practical tools and strategies for fostering meaningful relationships, building trust and respect, and empowering employees to achieve their full potential. They will leave with practical strategies for creating a workplace culture that is inclusive, supportive, and high-performing, and a renewed sense of purpose in their leadership roles with a focus on the real value of the organization.

the power of anticipation: navigating the shifting tides of supply and demand in disruptive times

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In today’s rapidly changing business landscape, the ability to anticipate and respond to shifting market demands is crucial to organizational success. Led by an experienced and respected leader in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, this talk, Frank provides insights on how to effectively manage supply and demand in disruptive times with your customers, and suppliers & within the organization. He provides tools on how organizations can better manage their resources to save costs and dynamically meet the needs of their customers.

    Through engaging storytelling and practical insights, participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to anticipate market trends, understand the needs and behaviours of consumers, and optimize supply chain operations. Frank will also share insights into how a global organization (Wahl Clipper Corporation) had to react when a pandemic forced people to get haircuts at home rather than in the barbershop. This fueled an increase of 5x+ overnight in demand and forced a global organization to re-evaluate every aspect of its worldwide supply chain. By the end of the talk, participants will have practical tools and strategies to navigate the shifting tides of supply and demand in disruptive times. They will have a greater understanding of how to anticipate market trends and optimize supply chain operations to ensure organizational success.


building strong relationships: keys to effective relationship management in leadership

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Effective leadership is all about building and maintaining strong relationships. In this insightful talk on relationship management, participants learn the keys to fostering relationships to build a culture of trust and authenticity and build strong partnerships with clients, colleagues, and stakeholders. Frank draws from his years of experience of building effective workplace cultures that focus on retaining employees & customers through creating a foundation for business relationships.

    This talk emphasizes the importance of valuing the relationship over the day-to-day transactional issues that so often disrupt relationships. Frank will talk through practical examples of how valuing relationships and trusting the process is always the best route to success despite the strong pull from day-to-day transactions that can sometimes minimize the relationship aspect of the business. By the end of the presentation, participants will understand fully why “helping others succeed” is the key to their own success and that of their organizations.

the power of mentorship: cultivating leadership skills for lasting success"?

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • As a seasoned leader with over 40 years of experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, Frank Brown understands the importance of effective leadership development for success. In this inspiring and engaging talk, Frank shares his insights and experiences on how to cultivate leadership skills through prioritizing mentorship to develop new leaders.

    Through engaging storytelling and practical insights, participants will learn about the importance of mentoring for leadership development and how to find and cultivate a mentor-mentee relationship. Frank will share personal stories and experiences, as well as practical tips and tools for finding and cultivating a mentor-mentee relationship that can transform your personal and professional life.

    Participants will also learn how to identify their leadership strengths and areas for growth, as well as how to leverage mentorship to develop their leadership skills. They will learn about the benefits of being a mentor and how to foster a culture of continuous learning and development within their organization. This talk is ideal for anyone seeking to develop their leadership skills, as well as for people managers, team leaders, and HR professionals looking to build a culture of leadership development.

building high-performing organizations: unleashing the power of your talent & teams

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In this insightful and engaging presentation, renowned speaker Frank Brown dives into the key elements necessary for building high-performing organizations and teams. Drawing from his extensive experience in the Consumer Packaged Goods Industry, Frank shares practical strategies and actionable insights that enable leaders to unlock the full potential of their teams and foster a culture of performance excellence.  Frank equips attendees with the knowledge and strategies to transform their organizations into high-performing teams, unleashing their collective potential and achieving outstanding results through team synergy and employee engagement.

    Participants will gain a deeper understanding of the importance of open communication and inclusivity in driving innovation and achieving organizational goals. Frank shares his proven techniques for creating an open and inclusive environment where everyone feels valued and respected, enabling individuals at all levels to contribute their unique perspectives and talents. Frank explores the significance of empowering individuals and nurturing their growth and development. He provides practical guidance on fostering a culture of learning and continuous improvement, encouraging employees to take risks, embrace challenges, and learn from their experiences.


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Frank Brown keynote speaker is an expert presenter and has a wide range of experience speaking to a wide variety of audiences and organizations. Frank Brown delivers keynotes, workshops & training sessions. They may also host or emcee events. Hire Frank Brown from Toronto, Ontario for your event to inspire the audience to take action and make change in their work and their lives. Your workplace will benefit from our keynote speaker and their keynote talks and speeches will shift the mindsets or behaviours for the audience members in Canada. 

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Are you looking to hire Frank Brown for your event? Frank Brown Toronto, Ontario is a dynamic and engaging speaker that offers audiences researched content paired with expertise and a dynamic speaking ability. Frank Brown is also a Canadian corporate consultant and coach and facilitates workshops and training sessions for a corporate audience. Frank Brown is an expert keynote presenter and speaks on wide variety of topics. Hiring a great speaker for your event is important and working with a thought leader like Frank Brown from Speakers Canada’s roster will engage audiences into the content of the presentation to bring awareness and a fresh perspective for their approach to their work and their lives. Book Frank Brown to educate, motivate and activate the audience through an interactive and entertaining presentation at corporate meetings and gatherings.

Known as a popular key note speaker in Canada, Frank Brown creates life changing experiences for the participants with practical insights and strategic advice they can implement right after the session. Working with a one our leading expert speaker like Frank Brown from Toronto, Ontario offers organizations a fresh perspective to assist the people of the organization. No matter if it is a government, association, or business crowd, Frank Brown is a perfect speaker for your event. Through unique practical insights for trending topics and years experience speaking to different organizations, Frank Brown focuses on changing individuals to make better decisions at work and their lives. No matter if you are holding an in person or virtual event, having an influential speaker such as Frank Brown will engage, motivate, and activate the audience to make a change in their lives and inspire action for results to meet organizational goals. Your workforce will benefit from Frank Brown’s presentations and speeches, with measurable results set to shift the people of the organization and core direction of the company. Book Frank Brown speaker for your annual general meeting, conference, summit, or convention in Canada.

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Please contact Speakers Bureau of Canada and provide us with your event details so that we can contact Frank Brown to check availability or confirm the pricing and associated costs to hire a great speaker like Frank Brown for your event. As Frank Brown's agent and as a Canadian top speaker bureau and talent agency for speakers, we are able to propose each event opportunity from each host organization’s behalf to try to help you get in touch with Frank Brown and confirm them for your in person or online meeting/event. We can also provide and advise on the booking process and potentially negotiate their fee. Speakers Canada is a client focused speaker agency, and we work for you in finding good speakers for your team meetings and booking processes.

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