Jude Rake is a proven leader with a 30+ year track record of building businesses to create economic value, from well-known consumer packaged goods companies such as Clorox, PepsiCo, and SC Johnson, to smaller family owned and private equity-backed businesses. He founded JDR Growth Partners to help other leaders achieve sustainable growth.
Before founding JDR Growth Partners, Mr. Rake was CEO at ETA hand2mind, Papyrus-Recycled Greetings, and Recycled Paper Greetings. He also served as President and Chief Operating Officer at Fellowes. In each of these roles Mr. Rake built and led impressive leadership teams that fueled profitable growth and significant improvements in workforce commitment, performance, and results.
Earlier in his career, Mr. Rake led sustained growth and increased market share on some of the most notable global brands including Pepsi, Clorox 2, Formula 409, OFF!, Body Glove, and Windex. He has been recognized for leadership, creativity and marketing excellence including Clio, Mobius, and Effie awards, and he received the Burnham award for innovation. He also was named a Top 100 Marketer twice by Advertising Age.
Jude is the author of the book The Bridge to Growth How Servant Leaders Achieve Remarkable Results. And Why It Matters Now More Than Ever.
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To find out more about Jude Rake and his company go here: www.jdrgrowthpartners.com/