Fireside Chat: The Great Resignation — How to Retain Top Talent

  • Have you seen your company affected by the great resignation phenomenon?
  • What activities are you putting in place to try to mitigate attrition?
  • What do you think is driving resignations right now and what are the reasons for your organization?
  • What role does HR play in retaining people and what role do business leaders play?

Carlos Guerra
VP, Human Resources Americas
Nissan North America, Inc.

Carlos Guerra is currently Vice President and Head of Human Resources for Nissan Americas. In this role, Carlos is responsible for all aspects of the strategic direction and operations of human resources (HR) for the Americas Region, responsible to lead entire HR Organization for U.S., Canada, Mexico and Latin America supporting more than 45,000 employees, and leading a HR team of more than 500 HR professionals supporting Manufacturing, Distribution, Marketing , Sales, R&D, Sales Finance and all support functions. Prior to this role, Carlos was senior director and acting vice president of HR, for Nissan U.S. and Canada.

Before to joining Nissan in 2018, Carlos was the Global HR Director at Cardinal Health for Latin America who lead the integration Medtronic’s and J&J in this region.

Carlos initiated his HR career in General Electric where he spent 10 years building an ascended Global career taking several Leadership roles in the USA and Mexico, after GE Carlos moved to PepsiCo North America where he held several HR Leadership roles.

Guerra holds a bachelor’s degree in industrial engineering from Universidad Valle del Bravo in Mexico.