Chairman & CEO, Barry-Wehmiller
Bestselling Author, "Everybody Matters"
Named the #3 CEO in the world by Inc. magazine
“The productivity and intensity of this organization is unbelievable. I’ve taken others to see Barry-Wehmiller’s offices and factories and the results are always the same. People are blown away by what Chapman has created. As for me? I can no longer be accused of being an idealist if what I imagine exists in reality.” – SIMON SINEK, Author, Optimist and Founder of Start With Why
Bob Chapman is the Chairman and CEO of St. Louis, MO-based Barry-Wehmiller; a $2.5B global manufacturing business with 11,000 team members. His vision is a world which people leave work feeling fulfilled, rather than drained. Chapman has championed meaninful, caring work environments through Truly Human Leadership.
His philosophy in leadership and the transformation it has ignited at Barry-Wehmiller came from the inspiration behind is Wall Street Journal bestseller “Everybody Matters: The Extraordinary Power of Caring for Your People Like Family”, and the leadership and culture transformation consulting firm he founded in 2015, Chapman & Co. Leadership Institute. He was rcently named the #3 CEO in the world by Inc. magazine.
A tireless advocate for Truly Human Leadership in organizations of all types and cultures, he has impacted audiences across the globe with his message including: American Airlines, Aspen Ideas Festival, American Conference on Physician Health, Conscious Capitalism CEO Summit, Edward Jones, Fortune Scale Up Summit, Harvard University, Human Resource Association of America, Lead with Love, Lockton Companies, McKinsey Consulting, Meijer Inc., Panasonic, Shell Oil Company, United Way and more.
Speaking topic: Truly Human Leadership
Bob Chapman will challenge conventional thinking of leadership as a position of status rather than a privilege. He’ll offer simple yet thought-provoking ideas about building a business and effective leadership skills while creating meaningful work environments and corporate cultures grounded in people-centric leadership.
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