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Track: Embracing World-Class Diversity, Equity & Inclusion

DE&I: The strategic differentiator

Driving exellence through engagement and innovation

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Practitioner Presentation
Tuesday, Oct. 18 Location Code
2:00pm-3:00pm Sheraton Dallas Hotel TS/15

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Highlights

This session will not only focus on best practices but make a strong tie to engagement and the secret weapon behind innovation and creativity. Diversity is not a problem to be solved, but rather an opportunity to embrace. DE&I is everyone's responsibility.

Overview

Are you looking for ways to increase your revenue streams and profit margins? Are you trying to achieve greater hiring ability and talent retention? Companies with diverse leadership and executive teams can see their profits increase by up to 33 percent (Forbes); 80 percent of surveyed job seekers (Forbes) say that corporate commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion (DE&I) is essential when choosing between employers.

Company

Founded in 1873 and headquartered in Kohler, Wisconsin, Kohler Co. is one of America’s oldest and largest privately held companies comprised of more than 40,000 associates. With more than 50 manufacturing locations worldwide, Kohler is a global leader in the design, innovation and manufacture of kitchen and bath products, luxury cabinetry, tile and lighting, engines, generators, and clean energy solutions. It is also the owner/operator of two five-star hospitality and golf resort destinations in Kohler, Wisconsin, and St. Andrews, Scotland. Kohler’s Whistling Straits golf course recently hosted the 43rd Ryder Cup. The company also develops solutions to address pressing issues, such as clean water and sanitation, for underserved communities around the world to enhance the quality of life for current and future generations. www.kohler.com

Presenter

Peggy Gulick is the director of digital transformation operations at Kohler Co. Gulick is a visionary thought leader, embracing change, anticipating the unexpected, cultivating creativity and optimistic experimentation, thinking big with social passion, and guiding sustainable enterprises.