Ed Chaffin President
IMPACT Group
Ed Chaffin joined IMPACT Group as President in 2014. Ed is a seasoned executive, speaker, writer and entrepreneur with more than 20 years of experience in the HR and talent arenas. He possesses strong experience in building solutions for developing leaders and career development, and is a truly charismatic leader. As President, he oversees sales, account management and practice leaders. Prior to joining IMPACT Group, Ed founded the UnCommon Leadership Institute and The Human Capital Initiative (HCI) - both work to develop leaders via consulting and coaching. HCI was (purchased in 2012 by The Human Capital Group – a retained executive search and leadership consulting firm). Ed is a Professional Certified Coach from the International Coach Federation, a SEIP Certified Coach from The Social and Emotional Intelligence Institute and is a Birkman® Certified Consultant.


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