Concurrent Session
GLOBAL SESSION: HR’s Role in Developing Braskem as a Global Company
LVCC N210-212
Monday 06/29/2015 10:45 AM - 12:00 PM   Add to calendar
1.25 SHRM PDCs, 1.25 Global Credit | Competencies: Leadership & Navigation, HR Expertise, Global & Cultural Effectiveness | Intended Audience: Mid-Level
Workplace Application:
You will leave with an understanding of how HR was instrumental in helping Braskem develop a global mindset in its leaders. 

Braskem is a Brazilian multinational created 12 years ago to become a relevant international player within the petrochemical industry. The net revenue in 2014 was approximately US$ 20 billion with close to 8,300 employees in 36 plants in the U.S., Germany, Brazil and Mexico as well as three research and development centers and offices around the world. In 2014 Braskem was recognized one of the best company to develop leaders (HAY-Brazil) , one of the top innovation companies in the world (Fast Company Magazine- USA) and one of the most attractive companies for youth (México). This session will demonstrate the process and lessons learned on their journey to becoming a global company. Learn how the HR role is structured so that they can lead and support key initiatives to leverage our knowledge to operate globally, delivering our corporate strategy and objectives.

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Marcelo Arantes, global vice president, People, Organization and Procurement,