Webinar: Global Talent Management

 

 

Conversations with Global Business Leaders: Global Talent Management

Featuring: 

Janet Barnard, Cox Automotive

Moderated by:

  Dr. Yongsun Paik, Loyola Marymount University

 

Webinar recording from November 24, 2020

 

Continuing the series of conversations with global business executives, our distinguished guest on November 24 will be Janet Barnard, EVP and Chief People Officer for Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises. She is responsible for developing the global organization’s high-performance culture and talent management program to support its vision to transform the automotive industry. Barnard leads all Human Resources functions, including Corporate and Field Operations, Total Rewards, Employee and Leadership Development and Organizational Effectiveness.

During the discussion, we will learn about:

  1. How the COVID-19 pandemic has impacted talent management within a global organization.
  2. New opportunities and challenges associated with working from home.
  3. The strategic role of HR in building the resilience of both organizations and people.

The discussion will be moderated by Dr. Yongsun Paik, director of the Center for Asian Business and Center for International Business Education at Loyola Marymount University.

 

 

About the Speakers

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Janet Barnard
EVP & Chief People Officer
Cox Automotive

Janet Barnard is chief people officer for Cox Automotive, a subsidiary of Atlanta-based Cox Enterprises. She is responsible for developing the global organization’s high-performance culture and talent management program to support its vision to transform the automotive industry. Barnard leads all Human Resources functions, including Corporate and Field Operations, Total Rewards, Employee and Leadership Development and Organizational Effectiveness.

Previously, Barnard was president of Cox Automotive Inventory Solutions. In that role, she directed several groups at Manheim engaged in transforming the company’s core auction business to incorporate an expanding digital, mobile and inventory solutions strategy. Barnard led the industry’s largest wholesale auction network in North America consisting of nearly 130 traditional and mobile sites. Groups reporting to Barnard included Sales, Inventory Services, Vehicle Solutions, Logistics Solutions and Client Experience. Before assuming the Inventory Solutions role, Barnard served as president, Manheim North America.

Prior to joining Manheim, Barnard served as senior vice president and general manager for Cox Communications’ (CCI) Central Region. Her responsibilities included growing the $1.2 billion region’s voice, data and video services across its residential and commercial base of more than 700,000 customers. Prior to that role, Barnard was senior vice president and general manager for other Cox Communications regional business areas including Northern Virginia, Middle America and Omaha.

Barnard received the 2016 Leadership Character Award in the Large Company category by Turknett Leadership Group and Greenleaf Center for Servant Leadership, and during the same year, was recognized by the Atlanta Business Chronicle as a Women Who Mean Business honoree.  In 2015, Barnard was added to Automotive News’ list of 100 Leading Women in the North American Auto Industry. Also, recognized by Women in Technology (WIT) as one of Georgia’s top women leaders, she was the winner of the 2014 Woman of the Year in Technology Award in the Large/Enterprise Organization category. In 2010, Barnard was named as a Betsy Magness Leadership Institute Fellow, which honors the most successful female leaders in the cable and telecommunications industry. She was also selected by CableFAX as a Top 25 Regional Player and as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Cable.

 

 

Dr. Yongsun Paik
Professor of International Business & Management
Loyola Marymount University

Paik is director of the Center for Asian Business and Center for International Business Education (CIBE) at Loyola Marymount University. Interest areas include international human resources management, business ethics, cross-border M&A/joint ventures, and East Asia. He holds a Ph.D. in international business from the University of Washington, Seattle and a master’s degree in Latin American studies from the University of Texas at Austin. Prior to joining LMU in 1991, Paik taught at the University of Washington, Seattle and worked as a country economist at the Export-Import Bank of Korea. He served as a visiting professor not only at universities in the US but also in Korea, Japan, and Spain. He is an editorial board member for the Journal of World Business and the Thunderbird International Business Review, and former president of the Association of Korean Management Scholars. He has published three books and 60+ articles in major international business and management journals. Paik is a highly decorated academic with awards including the Fulbright Senior Specialist Program, Korea Foundation Fellowship, Carnegie Bosch Institute Research Grant, among others.

 

 

The International Business Webinar Series is a project of the national CIBER Minority Serving Institution (MSI) Consortium, led by Georgia State University CIBER and sponsored by CIBERs at Florida International University, George Washington University, Indiana University, Loyola Marymount University, Michigan State University, Temple University, Texas A&M University, University of Colorado-Denver, and the University of Maryland. This program is partially funded by the U.S. Department of Education.

 

 

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