Managing Motivation and Performance Remotely



Date: 16 April 2020
Join: 18:00 CEST (tech-check) | Start: 18:10 CEST | End: 19:00 CEST
Location: Virtual
Speakers: Edgard Edmond Bou-Chahine, Ilona Tomczak, Pari Namazie (moderator)
Registration: Participation is free, but please register below to receive the link
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By now, companies are slowly settling into a remote reality. While teams are picking up how to work online, leaders are facing the challenge of keeping them engaged and motivated. 

Here to share lessons on how to keep remote teams united are Edgard Edmond Bou-Chahine (General Manager, Schneider Electric Algeria and Tunisia) and Ilona Tomczak (Senior HR Manager, adidas). They will share best practices from a leadership and people perspective and discuss:

  • What has been their experience of shifting to leading a team virtually?
  • What were / are the challenges?
  • What needed to change (to unite the teams)?
  • What are best practices?
  • How do they keep a team engaged, motivated, and connected?

Join us for a new #VGLForum in the ongoing series “Virtual Leadership Lessons” on how to manage teams in times of uncertainty.

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Edgard Edmond Bou-Chahine

Edgard Edmond Bou-Chahine

Edgard is the General Manager at Schneider Electric Algeria and Tunisia, and has over 18 years of experience in finance, performance management and business development. His career at Schneider Electric has been developed around the fields of Finance, Performance Management and Business Development not only in Europe (France, Spain) but also in different African countries (South Africa, Egypt, Algeria, Morocco, Nigeria) and the Middle East region (Turkey, UAE, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Lebanon, Iran). 

Ilona Tomczak

Ilona Tomczak

Ilona has over 20 years of experience in HR – operational HR business as well as conceptual HR. Currently, she is a Senior HR Manager at adidas and focuses on Diversity & Inclusion topics as well as Culture and Engagement. She has initiated and leads the Europe DiveIn Team with the purpose of driving and steering D&I topics across Europe. Ilona is also a Co-Active Coach. Her coaching philosophy is, “Too many people die with their music still in them.” (Oliver Wedell-Holmes). Her intention is to listen, dance and let the music out. She inspires her coachees to trust in themselves  and to create their purpose to live their life to the fullest.

Pari Namazie

Pari Namazie

Pari will be this session’s moderator. She is an executive coach, facilitator and the Managing Partner and Head of the Leadership and Organizations Division at Eunepa. She has over 25 years of experience in the field with multinational and international companies.

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