On April 4th, Lockton sponsored an evening of stimulating conversation amongst Global Benefits colleagues featuring fabulous food and drinks with stunning views of Boston Harbor.
Our event started with an hour of engaging peer to peer conversations and then we settled in for dinner. Nick Dobelbower, Lockton’s guru of Global Benefits, led a structured discussion on the latest Brexit issues as well as developing Gender & Diversity issues for US Multinationals.
Regarding Brexit, Nick and his colleague, Selima Crum, authored a prescient article in last March’s issue of benefits magazine assessing the impact of Brexit for US firms focusing on European business, their regional talent strategy and employee benefit plans. A link to that article can be found here
Nick addressed current known implications with respect to Brexit for employers in the following categories
During dessert we shifted the discussion more broadly on another topic of US and global interest. Nick discussed the growing concerns around Workplace Diversity with a emphasis on Gender Parity.
ground (sorry for the pun) with these discussions as well as others like the concerns of rising nationalism, changing nature of work through technology and demographic changes.
If you'd like a copy of the presentation that Nick delivered, would like to discuss these issues in greater detail or join for our next Global Benefits Confab, please reach out. We hope that you can join us on this growing list of leading Boston area employers participating in these sessions.
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