Will the Real HR Please Stand Up?
HR leaders gathered together at Sanofi a few weeks ago to share their journey in managing disruption. HR leader or business leader? Same-same The afternoon had a disruptive start! Instead of having an HR leader kick off the event, Sanofi’s Stephane Jacqmin, the Zone Head of Consumer Healthcare, SEA/China at Sanofi, shared his approach to managing disruption. He spoke with such ease about how he engaged his team that for a moment, we mistook him for an HR leader. There’s been a lot said about HR speaking the business language, but here was a leader who truly owned the talent…
HR Technology and the Employee Experience
We recently met in Paris with a great group of Regional and Global HR leaders for our latest Paris HR Leadership roundtables, hosted firstly by SAP to discuss Embedding a Digital Culture and Enhancing the Employee Experience and the following day at Sanofi to talk about Innovations around Competency and Capability Development. Although the sessions covered different topics, many organisations admitted to facing similar challenges around transformations in HR digitalisation, even if the companies present varied in both size and industry. Many were in various stages of introducing new, or integrating existing, HR software platforms, and employee perception was a…
Paris HR Leaders on Global HR Innovation
How can Global HR innovate to deliver greater support for the multicultural businesses of today? The ever-increasing complexities of people management, communication, systems and business needs in a global world present significant challenges. On the 23rd of March, The Chapman Consulting Group and Sanofi co-hosted over 20 Paris-based HR Leaders from companies as diverse as Alcatel-Lucent, BNP, Levi’s, Plastic Omnium, Rio Tinto, Sodexo, and others, to discuss and exchange ideas on how to best meet these challenges. HR Trends Matthew Chapman, CEO of ChapmanCG, launched the session with a detailed presentation of key HR trends gathered through the extensive global…
China and APAC HR Market Q4 Update at Sanofi
The Chapman Consulting Group held a meeting of China and APAC HR Leaders at Sanofi in Shanghai, China. The group was attended by a great group of participants, including representatives from Apple, AspenTech, Deutsche Bank, Ford, Intel, Nike, Roche, and Standard Chartered Bank. The topic focused on fourth quarter HR market trends and updates.