Augie Schulke CHRO
Veolia North America
Augie is head of Human Resources for Veolia North America.  He was most recently Corporate Director of Human Resources for Veolia Water Solutions & Technologies North America.

Augie has been with Veolia since 2010 and has two decades of experience in aligning business strategies and human resources solutions. Prior to joining Veolia, he served as Vice President, Human Resources for a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and performance materials.  Augie has held senior positions in HR for companies in the chemical, information services and healthcare industries in the U.S., European and Asian markets.

Augie has a M.B.A. in human resources and finance from Lewis University and a bachelor’s degree in accounting from Northern Illinois University.  He holds the Senior Professional Human Resource License, Certified Compensation Professional and Certified Benefits Professional License.  He’s also participated in executive education programs at Stanford University in general management and human resources.


Day 1

16:55 PM BrainWeave B: Building a Robust Succession Pipeline Through Targeted Development Programs: Veolia and IMPACT Group's Success Story

In 2010, Veolia identified two key areas in need of focused development to strengthen their leadership pipeline: 1) high potentials and 2) women. In partnership with IMPACT Group, Veolia launched successful development programs to maximize the abilities of rising leaders within the organization. As the programs enter their fifth year, Veolia has realized significant ROI through a participant promotion rate of 37%, a participant retention rate of over 90%, and innovative capstone projects that lead to cost savings and revenue enhancements.
 
In this session, Augie Schulke – CHRO of Veolia North American; Marguerite Ulrich – HR Director of Veolia UK/Ireland; and Marcie Mueller – Vice President, Talent & Leadership Practice at IMPACT Group will present the compelling case for driving a succession pipeline of future leaders from all walks of life. Join this session to discover how to:
 
·         Attract, retain, and promote diverse talent
·         Leverage leadership development to gain a competitive edge and drive organizational success
·         Maximize development programs, even during economic, organizational, and leadership changes
·         Provide affordable coaching for talent at all levels