EMEA Meeting 2015 – Diversity versus meritocracy, is there a conflict?

Panel 4EMEA Meeting 2015 – Diversity versus meritocracy, is there a conflict?

AIMS International EMEA Regional Meeting  held in Milan, Italy, 20-21st March 2015.

The meeting was attended by regional AIMS International representatives as well as Daniel Ekberg, President of AIMS International. The majority of the meeting focused on the ”how” of AIMS Internationals Strategy Vision 2017 and it’s implementation in the EMEA region, setting the clients’ needs further into the focus.

AIMS International Italy operates nationwide with two offices, Milan and Rome, and a staff of 25 senior professionals led by Pierangelo Favero and Eleonora Chiodelli, Managing Partners of AIMS International Italy.

As a part of the meeting  a panel discussion with CEO’s and VP HR of leading Italian and multinational companies took place. AIMS International Italy, in charge of the event organization, was proud to involve some of their most prestigious clients and well known HR experts who had the chance to meet the EMEA AIMS Partners and Consultants and share their opinion and views about topics related to Business Consulting practices and future trends of the market.

Mr. Riccardo Carbucicchio, CEO Bausch & Lomb Italy, and Ms. Adele Genoni, VP and General Manager EMEA of ITW Welding, have established a long lasting professional cooperation with AIMS in Italy. Mr. Auteri, Senior VP HR of Denso Thermal System, and Mr. Ferrari, HR Director of Brembo, has had a positive cooperation with AIMS International not only in Italy, but in several countries where automotive productions are located, i.e. Brazil, Czech Republic, Germany and others.

The Panel members made very interesting contributions about Diversity led by Ms. Genoni, who brought to the audience her personal experience being a successful manager in a male oriented industry like welding.

The role of Mr.Valente was very valuable in describing the role of the Sourcing and Development department in an well established and international firm like Pirelli.

Daniel Ekberg, President of AIMS International, was also part of the panel bringing the AIMS vision for the next years. Roger Cater, Manging Partner AIMS International UK, facilitated the session.

The panel discussions were followed by a visit to the AIMS International office in Italy, downtown Milan in Corso Venezia 45, for the panel members and meeting participants to meet the Italian team.

It was a fruitful regional meeting, including very interesting client discussions and views about future needs of our services in light of the changing needs of the market , says Daniel Ekberg, President of AIMS International.


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Susann Blybäck – International Coordinator AIMS International

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