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Transforming for a new era of talent

Monday, January 13
Kustomer Stage, Hall E, Level 1
Transforming for a new era of talent

As retailers face competitive disruption and changing consumer requirements, they are simultaneously confronted with never before seen challenges with their workforce.  Much of this is driven by demographic and population shifts, pace of technology change and innovation as well as aggressive new competition.  It is clear that associate expectations and the employee/employer relationship are changing.  Retailers must rethink how they plan for, source, engage, and retain talent in this new era.  Join this panel of industry leaders as they discuss these challenges and how they are confronting them head-on.

Stephen Laughlin
GM, Global Consumer Industry
IBM Corporation
Catherine Lepard
Managing Partner, Global Consumer Retail
Heidrick & Struggles International Inc.
Damu McCoy
Vice President, Talent Acquisition
Target Corporation
Simon Russell
Director, Operations Development
John Lewis & Partners
Stacy Siegal
Executive Vice President, General Counsel
AEO Inc.