SPEAKER CANCELLED: The Role of HR Leading Global Growth & Innovation

SHRM 2015 Annual Conference

The global labor landscape is changing at a unprecedented pace. Labor costs are skyrocketing; labor shortages exist where never before; social media has fueled increased labor unrest, and innovation requirements are outpacing employees skill sets. Hear from a veteran HR practitioner and former Global Director of Human Resources for Nike Inc.'s on how HR can play a strategic role to sustain your organization's growth and lead it into the future.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Monday, June 29, 2015 - 10:45am to 12:00pm

Seth Holverson


Seth Holverson was most recently the Global Director of Human Resources for Nike Inc.'s contract manufacturing of over 1 million workers in 700+ factories across 44 countries. In his role, Seth was responsible for developing, advancing and innovating Human Resources programs that increased employee engagement and improved labor compliance.  Seth was also responsible for leading multi-stakeholder partnerships with international labor organization's that protect and advance workers' rights worldwide. 

During his career, Seth has held various Human Resources roles at Pfizer, Merck and Altria Group in Employee Relations, Compensation, Talent Acquisition and as a Business Partner.  He has BA in Sociology from the University of North Dakota and a Masters of Industrial and Labor Relations from Cornell University.

Amount of Credit: 
Credit Type: 
 Not Available for Credit
Leadership & Navigation
Business Acumen
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