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Previous meetings held by Unilever
  • Digital HR and Improving the Employee Experience
    Hosted by: Unilever

    Last week ChapmanCG and Unilever hosted a productive roundtable session on digital HR and improving the employee experience, a hot topic at the moment. Digital technologies are displacing the status quo across all industries and it’s impossible to ignore the statistics describing the brave new world… 50% of companies operating in 2006 no longer exist. 75% of companies that will be around in 2020 don’t exist today 65% of primary school children will be doing jobs in the future that don’t exist today. They will have ‘portfolio’ careers and the gig economy will reign supreme. The speed of change is…

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  • Tapping Into Africa’s HR Talent
    Hosted by: Unilever

    ChapmanCG’s most recent leadership roundtable welcomed an array of pan-industry Africa HR Leaders at the Unilever offices in Dubai where Patrick Hull, Leadership & Development Director (Africa) co-hosted an engaging session. Attendees from Barclays, BIC, Ecolab, Lenovo, Mondelez, Novartis Pharma, OSN and Standard Chartered Bank enjoyed a lively discussion around the challenges involved in securing first-class talent in Africa, a continent with enormous business potential. Chaired by Ben Davies, Head of EMEA at ChapmanCG, the event was also attended by Abby Walters, Director for Africa and Middle East, at ChapmanCG, and what follows is a summary of the key points…

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  • The Impact of Big Data on Human Resources in Turkey
    Hosted by: Unilever

    On 12 August, The Chapman Consulting Group and sister company BeathChapman co-hosted the company’s first ever Global HR Leaders session in Turkey, bringing together over 50 HR Leaders to discuss ‘big data.’ The meeting was hosted at Unilever’s Istanbul offices where participants attended from a range of both local and multinational organisations, such as BASF, Carrefour, Denizbank, Ericsson, Mondelez and Zorlu Holding. The discussion centred on the changing face of Human Resources and the impact of ‘big data’ on HR management and practices in Turkey. Not long ago, ‘big data’ was considered as nothing more than a collection of information,…

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  • Singapore HR Leaders Discuss Key Talent Development Programmes
    Hosted by: Unilever

    More than 30 Talent & Development HR Leaders met in Singapore at Unilever’s world class Four Acres facility on 25 April to discuss talent management and development. Unilever and NXP Semiconductors provided an overview of their talent development programmes, which was accompanied by a compelling discussion around how to attract and retain talent in a multi-generational workforce. Leaders from a variety of industries and organisations were present including: Adidas, Allergan, Allianz, Barclays, Credit Suisse, DBS, Deutsche Bank, Ericsson, Fonterra, General Electric, GIC, GlaxoSmithKline, GroupM, Groupon, Johnson & Johnson, Jones Lang LaSalle, MasterCard, McDermott, McGraw-Hill, Mondelez International, NXP Semiconductors, Philips, Rolls-Royce,…

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  • The Social Media Topic Continues To Captivate HR Leaders
    Hosted by: Unilever

    Matthew Chapman, CEO of The Chapman Consulting Group, was a guest at the India Top HR Roundtable organised by Organisation Solutions and hosted at the Hindustan Unilever headquarters in Mumbai, last Friday 20 April 2012. More than 20 HR Leaders from blue chip multinationals, based across India, were in attendance. The session was chaired by Dr James Eyring, from Organisation Solutions, and discussion topic looked at the growing importance of having a robust social media strategy for organisations. The below thoughts on the importance of social media are from Matthew Chapman and should be in no way construed as being…

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  • The Chapman Consulting Group Surveys the Latest HR Trends in India

    The Chapman Consulting Group is currently midway through a busy week in India of networking with our large network of Indian HR Leaders. The theme of the trip has been discussing the latest India and APAC HR Trends for Quarter 3 2011. Eli Lilly and Accenture hosted sessions in Gurgaon on 13 September. We moved on to Bangalore on 14 September for similar sessions at ING Group and Accenture again. And today we’re in Mumbai participating in Organisation Solutions’ India HR Growth Summit at Unilever and also delivering the Quarter 3 HR Update at Accenture’s Mumbai office. Tomorrow we’re co-hosting…

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