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Free Webinar: Transforming Leading Diversity Summit Learnings into Practical Application: Driving Diversity Results at John Deere

November 15, 2010

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Thursday, November 18th, 2010 at 3pm

John Deere has been actively involved in creating strong diversity and inclusion initiatives within their organization. Since 2007, they have sent over 200 employees to Linkage’s Summit on Leading Diversity. As a result, they have built a strong, diverse team structure across various business functions that incorporate both business leaders and human resource managers at multiple locations and units of the organization.

During this 60-minute webinar, Jena Holtberg-Benge, the Manufacturing Manager of John Deere Commercial Products will share what effect the Summit experience has had on John Deere’s diversity and inclusion initiatives, the company overall, and on her as an individual leader.

You will learn:

  • The John Deere diversity business case and the connections to business opportunities
  • How John Deere uses the Summit to support diversity efforts and gain cross-functional engagement
  • Key Summit take-aways and their business impact

About the presenter:
Jena Holtberg-Benge is the Manufacturing Manager at John Deere Commercial Products in Augusta, Georgia. Jena manages over 100 wage employees and is responsible for manufacturing processes and the production of compact utility tractors. She is also responsible for the safety of the employees in the facility, the quality and delivery of the products, and the efficiency of the operation.

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