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

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Fireside Chat: Sustainable from the Start: Embedding Sustainability Across the Value Chain
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Fireside Chat: Sustainable from the Start: Embedding Sustainability Across the Value Chain

A sustainable future is larger than any one organization, initiative, policy, or individual. It’s time to get past individual company heroics and get to the point of collective action The journey to achieving collective goals begins with a deep commitment to sustainability at the forefront of all business practices On the backdrop of the company’s accelerated goal to achieve net-zero emissions by 2040, PepsiCo Beverages North America Chief Sustainability Officer Jason Blake will discuss how to embed sustainable innovation across the value chain, from the very beginning of the product lifecycle and throughout operations Jason Blake SVP and Chief Sustainability…

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Fireside Chat: The Power of Diversity Through Inclusive Leadership
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Fireside Chat: The Power of Diversity Through Inclusive Leadership

Creating a purpose-driven strategy that makes an impact as our organization grows and nurtures a diverse workforce Understanding the leader’s role as a force to shape and demonstrate corporate culture, and to serve as a catalyst for equality and inclusion Sharing typical challenges faced by corporations when trying to promote diversity in the workforce Offering examples of strong and effective mentorship programs in onboarding, cross-training, job shadowing, and continuing education that make the difference — Moderator: Daniel Myers Senior Fellow at Haslam School of Business University of Tennessee Former EVP Integrated Supply Chain Mondelēz Daniel Myers is currently a Senior…

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Fireside Chat: Leveraging Our People, Our Processes, and Our Technologies to Govern a Networked Supply Chain
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Fireside Chat: Leveraging Our People, Our Processes, and Our Technologies to Govern a Networked Supply Chain

Building a platform that applies consistent assumptions to cross-functional decision-making Developing work systems that enable teams to innovate collaboratively Encouraging agility, flexibility, and adaptability across a network Learning from both successes and failures, and sharing those takeaways collectively Modernizing core processes to better model, analyze, and predict the impact of each decision — Mark Rahiya Chief Supply Chain, Technical, and Innovation Officer Coca-Cola North America Mark Rahiya is Chief of Supply Chain, Technical and Innovation for Coca-Cola North America. Rahiya, who first joined the company in 1997, has held several leadership roles in the U.S. and international markets. Before becoming…

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Fireside Chat: Understanding the Importance of Learning About Food Producers, Manufacturers and Suppliers
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Fireside Chat: Understanding the Importance of Learning About Food Producers, Manufacturers and Suppliers

Understanding consumers’ perspective: What matters to them? Looking at different examples of food fraud and how it can lead to brand image problems Discussing strategies to collaborate with stakeholders to ensure transparency from end-to-end How can technology play a role in preventing future incidents of food fraud? — Craig Wilson VP GMM Food Safety Costco Wholesale Craig Wilson is the Vice President, General Merchandising Manager of Quality Assurance/ Food Safety, Non-Foods Quality Assurance, Environmental Services/Haz Mat and Merchandise Services for Costco Wholesale Corporation. Costco Wholesale Corporation operates membership warehouses world-wide, that offer a selection of branded and private label products…

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Mobilizing An Active Anti-Racist Culture
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Mobilizing An Active Anti-Racist Culture

In this fireside chat, the moderator will interview HP’s Chief Diversity Officer Lesley Slaton Brown on fostering a workplace culture that’s not only against racism but is actively anti-racist. They will discuss executive influence, effective trainings that reaches the top and bottom and ways to empower every employee to champion and act on diversity, equity and inclusion values. — Lesley Slaton Brown Chief Diversity Officer HP Inc. Every day, Lesley Slaton Brown inspires and drives C-suite leaders to embed diversity and inclusion strategies across their organizations and demonstrate impact from the boardroom to the business unit. As an agent of…

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Fireside Chat: Snacks.com – Innovation Under Pressure
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Fireside Chat: Snacks.com – Innovation Under Pressure

The iterative process of launching a D2C channel from site creation through first delivery in 30 days Leveraging consumer and regional demand insights to drive availability and order customization with less inventory Collaborating through connected systems: Laying the groundwork to strengthen customer relationships — Michael Lindsey SVP, Chief Transformation & Strategy Officer Frito-Lay North America Michael Lindsey is currently the Chief Transformation & Strategy Officer for Frito-Lay North America and Quaker North America. In his role, Michael leads a cross-functional organization tasked with developing the ‘next generation’ of PepsiCo’s Foods operations in NA. He is also responsible for strategic plans…

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