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Tuesday, May 10, 2016 | Preparing for Large Scale, Transformational Change…
Thursday, May 19, 2016 | 2016 HR Person Awards Dinner
Sunday, June 19, 2016 | SHRM 2016 Annual Conference-Don't Miss It!!

Tuesday, May 10, 2016 5:30 PM
Preparing for Large Scale, Transformational Change…
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Speaker(s): Christopher Leady, Campbell Soup

Preparing for Large Scale, Transformational Change…


 If you have jewelry, belts, perfume, body sprays, lotions, or make up that is unopened and you’d like to donate any of these items to women that are currently transitioning back into the workforce, please bring your donation to the dinner!

Campbell Soup Company (NYSE:CPB) is a global food company headquartered in Camden, N.J., with annual sales of more than $8 billion with more than 18,000 employees worldwide. The Company makes a range of products from high-quality soups and simple meals to snacks and healthy beverages. 

Campbell Soup is 147 years old and part of the fabric of the Greater Philadelphia Metro region with global headquarters in Camden, NJ. Campbell’s has undergone transformational change in the last few years in order to preserve their ability to effectively compete in the face of the changing, competitive pressures and customer demands in their respective markets.

The top-down changes encompassed the structure and alignment of business lines, functions, systems and people.  Leaders of Human Resources and OD can especially appreciate the risk, complexities and incredible challenges this magnitude of change for a 147 year old, global company presents while the company simultaneously must maintain day-to-day sales, production and distribution throughout for all lines of business / products.

Chris Leady, Campbell Soup’s Head of Global Learning & Development, was charged with providing the right training and development resources and interventions to help prepare the employees and people managers throughout the enterprise for embarking on and moving through the phases of change associated with this Campbell’s transformation.

SPEAKER-Christopher Leady is a highly experienced Human Resource Executive with an impressive track record of more than 15 years of hands-on experience in Human Resources, Talent Management, Organizational Development and Leadership Development. 

Christopher joined Campbell in 2010 as Manager-Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness and Learning, and he was named Director-Talent Management and Organizational Effectiveness for Campbell Europe in 2012.

Following his role in Europe, Christopher was named Campbell’s Leader of Global Talent Management, Learning and Development, in 2013. Christopher defines and implements Campbell’s progressive Talent Management and development strategies, focused on aligning human capital as a key driver of business results. He has realigned Campbell’s strategic talent platforms to focus on drivers of high performance such as assessing and building leadership bench strength, elevating managerial competence, designing progressive performance management practices and implementing measures to assess and forward the Campbell Soup Company culture of engagement and performance excellence.  Christopher is recognized as an executive-level consultant and subject expert on talent management, learning, performance and engagement best practices.

 Previously, Christopher worked for TD Bank (formerly Commerce Bank) for more than 10 years in Human Resources Management and Talent Management positions of increasing scope and responsibility, culminating with his role as Assistant Vice President of Organizational Development.

 Christopher earned his bachelor's degree in business administration, with a minor in human resource development, from Rowan University in Glassboro, N.J., and his M.S. degree in organizational dynamics, with a minor in leadership development, executive coaching and strategic human resource solutions, from the University of Pennsylvania.



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GVFHRA members $30.00
Non Members $40.00
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GVFHRA members $35.00
Non Members $45.00
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Thursday, May 19, 2016 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM
2016 HR Person Awards Dinner

About the Award:

The Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Award was developed in 2001 to celebrate the Human Resources industry and to recognize those in the HR profession who exemplify outstanding achievement within our local human resources community. Help us celebrate our 16th year by attending the event that honors HR professionals and gives back to the Delaware Valley community. Regionally, we have approximately 5,000 HR professionals. Could you or someone you know be the next HR Person of the Year? Visit the website to nominate an individual who exemplifies outstanding achievements within the local HR community for one of the following awards: HR Person of the Year, HR Consultant of the Year, HR Rising Start of the Year. To learn more, visit our website www.HRPersonAward.org


The Delaware Valley HR Person of the Year Award is a joint effort between HR Association of Southern New Jersey, Chester County Human Resource Association, Delaware County SHRM, Delaware SHRM, Greater Valley Forge HR Association, Philadelphia SHRM, Tri-State HR Management Association chapters of the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Awards are given in the following categories:

•HR Person of the Year with 1-500 employees

•HR Person of the Year with 501-2,000 employees

•HR Person of the Year with 2,001 or more employees

•HR Consultant of the Year

•HR Rising Star of the Year

Honoring Human Resource Professionals in the Delaware Valley for 16 Years!


Register on line at www.hrpersonaward.org


This event requires registration on a linked page. Please click the button below to go to there and register.

Sunday, June 19, 2016
SHRM 2016 Annual Conference-Don't Miss It!!
June 19-June 22 Washington, DC


This event requires registration on a linked page. Please click the button below to go to there and register.

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