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We are People Champions
In-Person and Virtual Tuesday 06/13/2023 03:30 PM - 04:30 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), Leadership (Behavioral), Workplace (Technical) | Intended Audience: Mid-Level, Senior-Level
Workplace Application:
Attendees will understand their role as People Champions to serve, empower, develop and unlock the full potential of their associates within their organization. 

Tim Massa, SVP & Chief People Officer at Kroger, empowers his people leadership team to be true advocates & people champions for their 430K+ associates. From their well-being and benefits to career path and education to on-the-job resources, nurturing a thriving environment for every associate is critical to their advancement, a positive customer experience and the long-term success of an organization. In this session, Massa will share the role you play as HR professionals in serving, empowering, developing and unlocking the full potential of associates within your organization. Advocating for the well-being of your associates, starts with each of you!

Learning Objectives:

  • Attendees will learn how to be a People Champion for their associates. 
  • Attendees will review examples from Massa’s career as a People Champion. 
  • Attendees will understand the importance of advocacy for HR professionals.

In-person session offerings are on a first-come, first-served basis.

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All virtual sessions inherently run the risk of audio or visual issues due to factors out of our control. If any technical difficulties arise, we appreciate your patience and understanding as we work diligently to resolve it. Most virtual sessions are recorded and will be available to view on demand until Monday, August 14 at 8:00 AM PT.

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Tim Massa, SVP & Chief People Officer,
Kroger Co.