SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 20 October
2021 - GEODIS has been named 'Best Leadership Development Program for Top
Management' at the 2021 Asia's Training & Development Excellence Awards.
Hosted by the World HRD Congress and the Employer Branding Institute, the
annual event identifies outstanding talent and development initiatives from
organizations across Asia, while celebrating the best practices in employer
branding and Human Resources (HR).
GEODIS' Executive Leadership Program recognized as the best Asia's Training & Development Excellence Awards 2021
The pandemic has undoubtedly
changed the inner workings of the supply chain, prompting logistics service
providers to explore alternative routes and sourcing strategies; this in
addition to investing in digital transformation solutions that meet the rising
expectations for operational efficiency through already overwhelmed freight
channels. Such complexities have heightened the need for businesses to ensure
employees have the necessary support, skills and mindset to not only adapt, but
to thrive within a rapidly changing market environment.
a human design centered approach to leadership has thus become a core aspect of GEODIS' long-term
strategy. In particular, the Executive Leadership Program for the senior
management team, comprising 132 global board members and leaders, ensures GEODIS'
leaders have the skillsets and resources to make well-informed strategic
decisions amidst the industry's complex climate. This two-year program
(2020-2022), delivered by Harvard Business School, features a comprehensive
curriculum covering key business issues such as customer centricity, leading in
adversity, and CSR and sustainability.
Mario Ceccon, Executive Vice
President Group Human Resources, GEODIS, said: "We are very pleased to
have our Executive Leadership Program recognized by the jury at the Employer
Branding Institute. This is a much-valued testament to GEODIS' continued
efforts to become not just an employer of choice, but also a company that has
the foresight and capabilities to take the company even further".
Onno Boots, President and Chief
Executive Officer, Asia Pacific, GEODIS, said: "Given the persistence of change
sweeping the industry, it is more crucial than ever for our team to have the
skills required to respond to, what are now every-day challenges. Training and development programs are
therefore crucially important to us. We
already have plans in place to further scale up our training initiatives across
GEODIS is currently gearing up for
the next phase of its leadership program, with new modules and sessions in the pipeline
to maintain the company's competitive advantage in a post-pandemic era.