MILWAUKEE, Nov. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) held the 15th Annual Supplier Diversity Roundtable at its global headquarters in Milwaukee to share insights on transformational leadership in the Human Age and honor many long-standing mutually beneficial relationships with partners. Attendees included more than 220 women owned, minority, veteran, LGBT and staffing and procurement businesses, ManpowerGroup clients and community partners. The two-day event centered around transformational leadership and solutions to help businesses adapt amidst rapid transformation. Business owners enjoyed expert coaching, one-to-one sessions, panel discussions and presentations from industry experts.
"Rapid digitization and shifting skill requirements create opportunity for businesses of all sizes - providing leaders are transformation ready," said Becky Frankiewicz, President of ManpowerGroup North America. "That's exactly what this year's Supplier Diversity Roundtable was about — bringing together our partners to share ideas and drive conversations on what transformational leadership looks like and the practical steps organizations can take. I'm delighted we were able to bring together so many diverse business owners who are driven to ensure we have the best blend of capability in our supplier network."
ManpowerGroup also hosted a Supplier Excellence Award dinner to recognize suppliers with exceptional performance and overall partnership. The 2017 ManpowerGroup Supplier Excellence Award honorees are:
- Spruce Technology, Inc
- HCL Global Systems, Inc
- Vector International
- ASK Staffing, Inc
- iT People Corporation
- Victory Personnel
- System Soft Technologies
For the fourth year, ManpowerGroup colleagues were recognized with the company's prestigious Circle of Excellence Awards for championing supplier diversity within the company. This year's awards were given to:
- Tara Sammartino, TAPFIN
- Grace Lococo, Experis
- Greg Stoller, Strategic Sourcing
- Myra Purefoy, Right Management
The 2017 Jeffrey Joerres CEO Award, named after the former ManpowerGroup CEO, a catalyst for supplier diversity, was given to Nancy Creuziger, Vice President of Global Finance Operations & Governance at ManpowerGroup for her support, commitment, leadership and mentorship of diverse suppliers.
The Supplier Diversity Roundtable is a best-in-class event for attendees to strengthen their relationships with ManpowerGroup leaders, network with peers, and learn and grow as business owners. For more information about ManpowerGroup's supplier diversity initiatives in the United States, visit http://www.manpower.us/en/About-Us/Supplier-Diversity.htm.
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