Now More Than Ever, The CEO Cannot Be Elusive

According to research we recently conducted, over a third (36%) of the UK workforce said they had not had any contact at all with their own CEO. At times like these, it’s time for that to change. The world is changing, and leaders must change with it. The demands of the CEO role have evolved to keep up with the world. Three key things needed for CEOs to survive nowadays are visibility, empathy and inclusivity. By actively asking for people’s opinions and considering them, your people will get a positive sense of trust and transparency. As one of our key values at Unit4 says: people first, everything else will follow.

Read the full article on CEO Today here.

"By actively asking for people’s opinions and considering them, your people will get a positive sense of trust and transparency."

Mike Ettling CEO Unit4

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Mike Ettling - Chief Executive Office at Unit4

Mike Ettling



I’m a CEO, Investor, builder of world class teams, champion of diversity and continuous learner, and I’m passionate about people. From my first leadership role in the Boy Scouts, to exec positions in the tech industry, my career has revolved around elevating, engaging and enabling people. I joined Unit4 to get the market as excited in our unique approach to enterprise tech as I am. We’re building systems that change how people experience work, and the impact will be huge.

Outside of work I’m a family man, a Liverpool supporter, and a proud South African.