Wednesday, January 25th, 2017
Host Vince Pierce, Head of Talent Engagement – Latin America & Caribbean, Diageo
Location Biltmore Hotel, Anastasia Conference Room, 1200 Anastasia Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33134
10:00 am Arrival/refreshments
10:30 am Introductions & Member Roundtable:
· Discussion on Member Plans and Expected Challenges for 2017
11:30 am News Roundup
12:00 pm Networking Lunch
1:00 pm Member Case Study: Nike’s World Class Executive Recruiting Function
Nike has had a senior ‘Talent Scout’ function for a number of years, and function leader Lance Abisror is now developing ‘Nike Executive Recruiting 2.0’. Lance will describe Nike’s function and its plans for future, and lead us in a discussion of what ‘next generation’ corporate executive recruiting might look like.
2:00 pm Latin America: What’s Trending & What it Means for Leadership Hiring
Strategist Ray Ruga has been studying the region for much of his working life, either with companies like Citigroup or AIG, focusing on government affairs and political risk; or in government roles for The Pentagon, for various US presidential campaigns, and as the Desk Officer for Argentina, Cuba and Central America in the office of the Secretary of Defense for the Clinton Administration. Ray, who was recommended by member Carmen Matos of NBCUniversal, is now the Founding Partner of CVOX, a communications and strategy consultancy, and will be sharing with us his thoughts on what the events of 2016 will bring to the region in 2017.
3:00 pm Adjourn for ‘ESIX Networking Hour’