Global Business Mobile Talent
Mexico City - September 22'15
TIME: 8h15, check-in opens
8h45 program start
16h30 finish

Developing a 'Global Mindset' in the local companies to 'do global' better;
Adapting talent & organisations to get to a measurable ROI.

Key Issue:
Dual Career families continue to be a big challenge
threatening careers and threatens the success of international assignments

Continuing Professional Education Program developed by
and presented in association with
Mancera SC, EY Mexico / Ernst & Young
to be held at...
Av. Ejército Nacional 843-B,
Piso 5, Antara Polanco, Piso 4,
Col. Granada 11520, Mexico DF

• come and thrive

Learn new things; Make strategic connections and thrive !
Memo from
Ed Cohen, Moderator & Developer
Broadcast Host-

Hola and warm greetings to you from San Diego, California. This education event is our 9th for Latinoamerica, including #3 for Mexico. Personally, I am honoured to be able to be here with you and I thank you for being involved.

This is about continuing professional education; at the request of senior officials it is NOT a tradeshow atmosphere. Our program is designed for audience interaction, idea exchange within a NO FAULT, learning environment.

I love this quote for its simplicity and relevance to our event from Mr Larry Fink, Chairman & CEO, BlackRock:
"In a global, interconnected economy, jobs will flow to the nations, the regions and the companies with the best training and education for talent development".

Now I invite you to participate in the global research study on HR and COMPANIES GOING GLOBAL, LESSONS LEARNED... Please click ...(time required 9 minutes). At conference we will discuss findings and discuss things.

Here's what I want you take away from this meeting:
1, Learn new things, meet new people
2, Think about how to gain competitive advantage in various markets;
3, Learn more about 'winning' in the global competition for top talent;
4, Take the above elements and seize the day...emerging growth opportunities;
5, Learn more about how to strategically source talent, train it, develop it help grow corporate sustainability, profits.

• We value your time and responsibilities.

• We will provide timely, practical information designed for better understanding situations.

• You will take-away practical info, solutions, and new contacts for a lifetime of rapport and mutual service.

• 100% guarantee on education quality, usefulness.


8h, Check-in desk opens ... Coffee and Connecting
Sponsor tables open

8h45, Program Start

Moderator's Remarks
Delegate Introductions and commentary

9h - 9h30, Opening Strategic Keynote followed by audience discussion

... to get to a measurable return (ROI)

German Vega Barrientos, Human Capital Partner
Partner, Socio, Human Capital - Global Mobility
Capital Humano - Movilidad Global
Mancera, S.C., EY Mexico

9h35 - 10h15, keynote with audience Q&A
Global Business, SECURITY and Duty of Care
International Assignments and Business Travel

Mr. JCC, Senior Response Consultant
NYA International

Mr. JCC  has  more  than   thirty-­‐five   years  of  experience  in  managing,  planning,  and   implementing  specialized  business  risk,  security,  military,  and  nation-building  programs   worldwide.    

 His  recognized  expertise  in  crisis  management,  investigations,  intelligence,  security   project  management,  and  community  affairs  programs  have  evolved  from  his  combined   experience  within  the  private  sector,  as  well  as   US   government  and  military  service  as  a   commissioned  officer.    

 He  has  successfully  case-­‐managed  numerous  kidnap  for  ransom  and   extortion  cases,  complex  investigations,  and  developed  security  management  programs  and   successful  risk  management  strategies  for  clients  in  high-­‐risk,  terrorist-­‐threat  and  hostile   environments  to  include  Colombia,  Venezuela,  Mexico,  Iraq,  Brazil  and  Africa.  He  also  possesses   a  detailed  and  comprehensive  understanding  of  political,  economic,  and  social  issues   throughout  Latin  America,  Africa,  and  the  Middle  East.    

 He  has  served  as  chairperson  for   interagency  programs  coordinating  policy  issues  within  US  government  agencies,  host  country   authorities,  and  the  private  sector.  His  areas  of  personal  expertise  and  experience  extend  into   working  with  clients  in  the  Oil  and  Gas  Sector,  Mining,  and  Technology  Sectors  as  well.  He  has   served  in  Iraq  as  Regional  Security  Director  for  a  major  design-­‐build  contractor  and  engineering   firm  during  the  major  reconstruction  effort  post  invasion.  In  his  current  role  as  Senior  Response   Consultant   he  serves  as  the  primary   Client  Relationship  Manager   with   AIG’s  clients  based   throughout  the  USA,  Canada,  and  parts  of  Latin  America.  He  holds  a  Master’s  degree  in  Public   Administration  and  Bachelor’s  degree  in  Psychology  from  Rutgers  University.    

 His  military  service   as  a  commissioned  officer  includes  Special  Forces  qualifications  along  with  Counterintelligence   Agent  credentials.  As  an  accomplished  linguist,  he  maintains  native  fluency  in  Portuguese  and   Spanish.

10h15-10h40, mobile phone BREAK

Mexico 'Going Global' with Talent Development

Mr Pedro Borda, Director General, CEO,
AMEDIRH, the Mexican HR Association

11h05 - 12h20, thought-leaders plus audience discussions and Q&A

Developing new, young leaders for the 21st century workplaces
... How best to achieve success? What will it take?


Nelson Zivic - JD/MBA/GPHR/SPHR
Latin America Regional HR Director
Newell Rubbermaid


Understanding the impact of 'globalization' in the workforce,
a diverse population with different drivers,
a population with different needs, different challenges,
updating Talent Management for this emerging workforce.

Melissa Garduño Parra, Manager | Human Capital ,
Mancera, S.C., EY Mexico

Gualberto Lopez
LatAm Human Resources Director
Allegion, PLC

Nelson Zivic is a Global Human Resources Professional and Attorney
• 13+ years of Professional Experience in Human Resources, Consulting and Global Project Management
• Extensive experience in Talent Management, Recruiting, Compensation, Training and Development, Change Management, Executive Coaching, M&A
• JD/MBA/GPHR/SPHR/SMaC Professional – Cardon, Woodard and SHRM Scholar

Nelson D. Zivic joined Dell in 2008 as an MBA intern where he was awarded the Thurmond Woodard UNCF Corporate Scholarship for outstanding project management performance. After earning his MBA from BYU - Marriott School in 2009 as a Cardon International Scholar, Zivic returned to Dell as a full-time employee and became the first Latin American participant of the Dell HR Leadership Rotation Program. After working for a few years as Global HR Project Manager and Regional Human Resources Generalist in the US, he was assigned to lead HR for Mexico in May 2013, providing the HR Country Leadership for Dell. Before earning his MBA, Zivic earned a Law Degree from the University of Morón in Buenos Aires, Argentina, and spent more than seven years working as a Professional HR Consultant and Labor Attorney at a consulting firm in Argentina. He has been collaborating for the Society of Human Resources Management and the Human Resources Certification Institute as an Expertise Panel Advisor, responsible for writing, designing and reviewing exam content for the GPHR, HRBP and HRMP global certifications. He is also a Scholarship Application Reviewer for the Congressional Hispanic Caucus Institute Nelson Zivic enjoys sports, reading, serving in his church (LDS), and spending time with his family. He and his wife, Lorena, have four children and are currently living in Santa Fe, Mexico City.

Melissa Garduno was recently Regional HRBP at Merck Group for the Chemicals division. She has experience in the deployment of HR projects to foster cultural changes for a climate of productivity, such as Talent and Performance Management, Diversity, Leadership Programs and Engagement assessments. Melissa has been recognized for her ability to manage high impact projects through Change Management practices. Melissa received the Bachelor Degree in Organizational Psychology with honors by ITESM-CCM in 2007, and has international experience in the Université HEC Montréal, Canada. She earned two specialties in Stra¬tegic Systems of Compensation and Benefits and in Human Development. She´s a certified business coach and speaks Spanish (mother tongue), English and French. She started her professional experience as HR and Compensations consultant in Watson Wyatt and Deloitte, and continued as HR Business Partner and Talent Management Leader at Nestlé for several areas and business units.

Gaulberto Lopez is a Human Resources Professional with 16 years of experience in areas such as Training & Development, Talent Management & Talent Acquisitions & Retention. Allegion (NYSE: ALLE) is a global pioneer in safety and security, with leading brands like CISA®, Interflex®, LCN®, Schlage® and Von Duprin ®. Focusing on security around the door and adjacent areas, Allegion produces a range of solutions for homes, businesses, schools and other institutions. Allegion is a $2 billion company, with products sold in almost 130 countries. Gaulberto Lopez is known for developing strong capabilities for Compensations & Benefits, Organizational Development & Change Management. He is implementing a role as Strategic HR Business Partner for Latin America Region partnering with teams in Central America & Chile. Supporting a recent HR global strategy with US teams reporting directly to Human Resources Vice President. Capable to build strong relationship with internal and external customers to achieve business objectives. Result oriented leader working based on processes. Job experience under challenging environments. Bilingual. Highly experienced working with Corporate Universities and implementing Diversity and Inclusion programs within the organizations. Expert coach and certificated facilitator for internal as well as external programs.

12h20 - 13h ...networking LUNCHEON

13h - 13h40, Luncheon Keynote with audience participation

Identifying & Developing High Potential Talent

Executive Vice President, People

Cadillac Fairview is one of North America’s largest owners, operators and developers of best-in-class retail, office, and mixed-use properties, with a $30 billion portfolio across countries like Canada, USA, Mexico, Columbia and Brazil.

The facts are well known.
High potential employees deliver results, drive productivity and
go farther in an organization than their peers.

An organization rich in high potential talent not only delivers superior results today,
but also has a robust pipeline of leaders to run the organization tomorrow.

Talent is a competitive advantage, so creating and nurturing
a high potential talent pool makes good business sense.

While this concept may appear simple, making it a reality is more challenging.
This session will cover best practices, tools, and
strategies for realizing a return on your "hipo" investment.

You will learn how to identify, better engage,
and better develop your high potential talent to take your business to the next level.

Your Key Takeaways:

 How to make the business case for talent and where this should sit on an organization’s priority list

 Gain new insight into the 'hipo' talent pool and learn how their needs differ from the rest of the organization

 Strategies and tools for identifying ...and assessing employee potential

 Essentials for providing focused hipo development and career management

 Key design considerations to ensure your high potential program delivers ...and sustains the desired impact

Norm Sabapathy
... a Human Resources executive with more than 20 years of management experience with global, multi-billion dollar industry leaders in industrial, transportation, manufacturing, services, food, consumer packaged goods, and commercial real estate sectors. Norm is currently Executive Vice President, People at The Cadillac Fairview Corporation. Norm has Bachelor of Business Administration and Master of Industrial Relations degrees and has been granted the designations Certified Human Resources Leader (CHRL) and Certified Human Resources Executive (CHRE).

13h40 - 14h20

Talent and Leadership development as key drivers for employee attraction and retention. Millenials consider these factors among their priorities when selecting an employer of preference.

Yvette Mucharraz
Organizational Communication Professor
- Talent Management Master of Arts
Universidad Panamericana

Organizational Development, Communication and Learning Leader
Scitum S.A. de C.V.

Yvette Mucharraz. Human Resources professional with 24 years of working experience, 15 of them in Human Resources, she has worked most of this time for 100 Fortune Companies. Her focus has been primarily in Human Development, Learning, Change Management, Organizational Development and Social Responsibility. While managing the OD area, the companies she has been working for have been awarded as "Top Companies", "Great Place to Work", "Diversity and Gender Equity" and "Socially Responsible". She has been invited over the last year as guest speaker to forums in Europe, Mexico and South America to share with HR professionals her experience and how to take advantage of the Digital Revolution in the learning and development processes. Her academic background in Communication has been an asset to position the Programs Developed in different Organizations. She was recently certified as an Executive Coach by Royal Roads University in Canada (2013) and is part of the International Coaching Federation and American Society of Training and Development networks.

14h20 - mobile phone BREAK

14h35, panel with audience participation
...Taking Better Care of the MOBILE FAMILIES
Understanding and Managing Expectations of the Many Stakeholders: the family, the business, the suppliers

Moderator, Ed Cohen, Editor - and Broadcast Host -
Thought-leader Commentators will include ...

Patricia Mestre, Partner
Managing Director
Mestre Relocation

Ester Esteban
Spouse Committee President
International Dual Career Network

Beatriz Gasca Acevedo
Talent Acquisition & Expats Director
Grupo Aeromexico

Haydee Morquecho, Expat Management Specialist
Human Resources HRT/NX

Beatriz Gasca Acevedo is the Talent Acquisition & Expats Director for GrupoAeromexico. She received the Master Degree in Human Development by the Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona and she is been accepted recently, by the UniversidadAnáhuac to be a PhD student for the program in Corporate Social Responsibility and Innovation by proposing an investigation line in Gender Balance. She also has international experience in Belgium and Cánada. She is a certified Coach by the ICF. She started her professional experience in HR in Whirlpool, and continued as HR Business Partner and Regional HRBP at Nestlé for several business units. Bea has been recognized for her ability in traducing the HR initiatives into the business units language.She regularly give conferences in Universities for the last year students to orient them in their first steps in the labor world.

Haydee Morquecho is manager of the expatriates population of Daimler in Mexico. Responsibilities are many; including, legal, tax, and all related relocation activities/negotiations. Her background includes 6 years with Deloitte, involved with the implementation of global expatriates management; payroll; tax prep for expatriates population.

Ester Esteban is currently the President of the International Dual Career Network Spouse Comittee, an association that helps expat spouses find a job in the new country of assignment. Ester has more than 7 years of experience in Finance and Human Resources with Nestlé in Spain, Switzerland and Central America. Ester also has an MBA from ESADE Business School, Barcelona. She is married and has two kids. Her background includes living in Spain, Switzerland, Panama, Honduras and Mexico. Ester has experience in mobility not only through her own personal experience but also due to the several integration projects that she has been leading

Patricia Mestre has built a reputation delivering results. She has the flexibility and ability to follow new challenges and with a high level of compromise and success for her clients; thriving on team-work. Patricia has earned a wonderful reputation and is considered to be one of the top opinion leaders in the Mobility industry in Mexico. With more than 21 years as a Destination Service Provider, with her professional team Patricia has supported more than 3,000 families. She has been an active member of ERC (Employee Relocation Council), the EuRA (European Relocation Association), and, the IDCN (International Dual Career Network), AMEDIRH (Asociacion Mexicana de Directores de Recursos Humanos), and YEO (Young Entrepreneur Organization) where she was president in 2001.

Developing talent via Mobile assignments
Getting to a measurable ROI

Moderator, Ed Cohen, Editor - and Broadcast Host -
Thought-leader Commentators will include ...

Karla Valdez, Country Manager
Premier Destination Services

Gustavo Higuera, CRP,GMS, MBA
Regional Vice President Latin America,
Weichert Workforce Mobility

Karla Valdez has been in the Relocation and Global Mobility Industry for 3 years with experience in accounting, operations, management and immigration. As Country Manager for Premier Destination Services, Karla is responsible for the overall operations in Mexico. Karla is bilingual in English and Spanish, which is a great asset for managing the country. Karla has a bachelor’s degree in International Relations specializing in International Law and Global Politics from Universidad Iberoamericana in Mexico City. Premier Destination Services has been operating since 2001 focusing in South East Florida, and expanded into Latin America & the Caribbean in January of 2012. Since the expansion, Premier Destination Services has been diligently strategizing and focusing on delivering service excellence to their partners and clients as the leading experts in the region.




For more information, contact Ed Cohen:
Phone: +1.619.787.3100
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