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Taking HR “to the next level” • AD hosts cross-divisional HR Leaders’ Summit


June 30, 2017
By Anthony Capkun
“The overall goal was to have attendees walk away with practical ideas they could implement in their business to help them take their HR function and their business to the next level.” Photo courtesy AD.

June 29, 2017 – Earlier this month, 100 human resources decision-makers and “rising stars” attended the AD HR Leaders’ Summit, representing all 7 Affiliated Distributors divisions from Canada, Mexico and the U.S.

With best practices shared by keynote speakers, the event covered HR topics relevant to independent distributors, including: recruiting, leadership development, employee engagement, succession planning and creating an HR strategy.

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“The overall goal was to have attendees walk away with practical ideas they could implement in their business to help them take their HR function and their business to the next level,” said Neil Cohen, AD’s program lead for AD HR Services. “It was very rewarding to see members from all divisions and countries come together for an intense two days of learning from experts and each other, meeting with best-in-class HR service providers and building their network.”

AD is a North American contractor and industrial products wholesale buying group comprising 580+ independently owned distributorships—spanning seven industries and three countries—with annual sales exceeding $34 billion.

PHOTO: “The overall goal was to have attendees walk away with practical ideas they could implement in their business to help them take their HR function and their business to the next level.” Photo courtesy AD.