Paul Baldassari CHRO
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. 

Day 2

8:25 AM Expanding Efficient Workforce Design to Support Growth, Align Culture, and Enhance Labor Costs

Choosing the most effective models to address a competitive job market and lead the organization in attracting, recruiting, selecting and retaining talent is a complex and essential task, for leaders who need to align HR with the business. It is necessary to understand and anticipate the impact of social, technological, economic and demographic changes on the organization, to then identify and evaluate strategic and operational workforce requirements.

With a workforce of over 200,000 employees between direct and indirect labor, the HR leadership at Flex had the challenge of redesigning its workforce plan to support business goals in the short and long term. Join this session to learn from a successful model of workforce redesign and its results:

Direct labor: Mitigating impact of labor shortages, balancing of resources, improving alignment of man-machine
Indirect labor: Improved visibility across all levels, provide career opportunities, avoidance of excessive hiring cost and hiring labor, improved alignment, baseline for improvements
What’s next: implementing real-time technology and predictive analytics