Paul Baldassari is Chief Human Resources Officer at Flex (NASDAQ: FLEX). Flex is a $26B, industry-leading, Fortune Global 500 end-to-end supply chain solutions company with a global workforce of 200,000 and operations in over 30 countries. In this role, Mr. Baldassari leads the Company’s global human resources and corporate social and environmental responsibility teams.
Prior to his current position, Mr. Baldassari lead the Operational Excellence, Corporate Asset Management, Real Estate and Quality teams. Previously, he held various positions in IT, project and program management, operations and company-wide Lean and Six Sigma initiatives. He joined Flex in 1998 to transition the Company to a new ERP system.
Before his tenure at Flex, Mr. Baldassari was an ERP consultant at Origin, managing various implementation projects for international companies.
Mr. Baldassari holds a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a master’s degree in business administration from the Vienna University of Economics.
6:10 PM The Critical Role of Cross-Functional Change Management: Leading Business and Cultural Transformation as a Journey to Stay Competitive
Enterprise organizations often go through change management processes for a variety of reasons: mergers, acquisitions, divestitures, joint ventures, new leadership, technology implementations, organizational restructuring, and regulatory compliance. A proactive approach to change is essential to ensure its success and alignment with business objectives. This interactive Panel will explore different perspectives of HR leaders leading change, along with lessons learned and successful outcomes in culture, communications and the change process itself.
How can effective change management help an enterprise to become more innovative and competitive? This engaging panel will discuss their experience with:
•Identifying risks ahead of time and addressing them before implementation
•Appointing stakeholders and influencers to champion change
•Aligning culture change with business strategy
•Promoting desired behaviors and building capability: L&D partnering with HR as architects of new organizational design
•Fostering an innovative and entrepreneurial mentality