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    July 2017 Chapter Meeting - Breakfast

    Date: July 27, 2017, 7:30am – 9:00am
    Capitol Plaza Hotel
    1717 SW Topeka Blvd
    Topeka, KS 66612
    $15.00 or $20.00 (see below for details)
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    Topic:   Leading with Global Diversity & Inclusion

    Speaker: Eugene Kelly - VP, Diversity & Inclusion
                    Hill's Pet Nutrition

    Meeting time:  7:25 a.m. Networking and Buffet Line opens
                            7:30 a.m. Chapter Meeting Begins

    Cost:  $15.00 for SHRM - Topeka Members that pre-register on website
              $20.00 for SHRM - Topeka Members registering at the door
              $20.00 for non-SHRM Topeka Members that pre-register on website
              $25.00 for non-SHRM - Topeka Members registering at the door

    Eugene Kelly is Vice President, Global Diversity & Inclusion for Colgate-Palmolive, a $16.1 billion consumer products company serving people in more than 200 countries and territories. In this role, Eugene’s focus is on furthering Colgate’s efforts to attract and retain the best people from a diverse and broad base of global talent. In addition, Eugene leads the Corporation’s focus on Global Diversity and Inclusion while actively supporting its commitment to its’ Managing with Respect principles and ensuring that Colgate provides a most inclusive work environment for all people.

    Eugene joined Colgate in 2001 as Human Resources Director, Global Finance & Legal. There, he provided HR leadership in the areas of succession planning, competencies/career tracks, staff development, performance management strategies and organizational change management. He was later named Human Resources Director, Colgate Oral Pharmaceuticals, where Eugene led all Human Resources initiatives for business with particular emphasis on people development.

    Prior to Colgate, Eugene spent four years with AOL/Time Warner where he served as Associate Director, Human Resources for Money, Mutual Funds, and Fortune Small Business Magazines

    During his career, Eugene has also held Human Resources leadership positions with PepsiCo, Wendy’s International and Hyatt Hotels Corporation.


    Last day to register online: 7/21/2017 (registrations after this date need to be done at the door and will be an additional $5)

    Click here to register

    If you are not a current chapter member, you may attend a meeting as a guest of a chapter member or contact a member of our Board of Directors.