Changing Global Demographics: Your Duty of Care for Every Generation

SHRM 2013 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: You will learn about the various risks associated with the diversity of generations represented in your organization, and how to effectively care for these travelers from a Duty of Care perspective.
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The changing demographics of today’s workforce create new challenges for employers. From Baby Boomers to Millennials, you are faced with increased pressure to manage the vigorous demands and risks of employees sent out on international assignments. More experience may mean greater health related issues, while less experienced employees may find themselves in naively dangerous situations. Learn how to identify, mitigate, and prevent these risks from creating a bigger financial, reputational, and legal risk for your company.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 17, 2013 - 2:00pm to 3:15pm

Suzanne Garber


Suzanne Garber is the Chief Networking Officer for International SOS, charged with connecting and organizing the hundreds of thousands of resources within the global network of medical, security, and travel related providers, employees and clients.

In Garber’s previous role as Chief Operating Officer--Americas, Garber had day-to-day responsibility of operations, sales, and finance and was accountable for the delivery of P&L for the entire region.

Prior to joining International SOS, Garber enjoyed a successful career with various operating companies of FedEx, culminating in her role as Managing Director, South America.

Garber, a dual US/Italian citizen, is an honors graduate from Rutgers University with a degree in foreign languages and a Master’s degree recipient with honors from the University of Pennsylvania. Reared in Spain, Mexico, Algeria, Egypt, the Dominican Republic and various US states, she is fluent in English, Spanish, and Portuguese and is recognized as an international expert in the area of Duty of Care, international assignments, and risk mitigation within globalization. Her travels have taken her to every continent and over 70 countries.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
Global Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
Global & Cultural Effectiveness
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