Rodney Bergman

Senior Vice President Business Services Celestica

Rodney Bergman is Senior Vice President, Global Business Services at Celestica.

In this capacity, Rodney is charged with the design, development and deployment of a GBS delivery network for a leading global electronics manufacturing services provider. In its second year of operation, the scope of work performed by Celestica's GBS organization includes five end-to-end processes, supporting clients across the globe. Prior to joining Celestica in 2014, Rodney was a Partner/Managing Director at Accenture where, over the course of his 20+ year career, he worked with clients to transform their organizations, with a specific focus on organization design and the establishment of shared services. Rodney holds Bachelors, Honours and Masters degrees in Industrial Psychology from the University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa. In 1992, he made Toronto his home and he currently resides there with his wife and their three children.  

Conference Day One:Tuesday, September 1st 2020

Tuesday, September 1st, 2020

3:25 PM “I “C” You”...The Imperative of C-Suite Sponsorship

One of the main reasons business transformation programs fail is due to a lack of buy-in. And, as we get ever closer to our customers, the sponsorship from those at the top of the organizational tree is essential.

In this session, learn:
  • What’s the optimal reporting structure of GBS/SSOs? How to address a lack of corporate sponsorship at the top, and how to make your C-Suite take notice of GBS
  • Strategies for getting a seat at the strategic table
  • CGBSO - model of the future or just a wordy pipe dream?

3:25 PM “I “C” You”...The Imperative of C-Suite Sponsorship

One of the main reasons business transformation programs fail is due to a lack of buy-in. And, as we get ever closer to our customers, the sponsorship from those at the top of the organizational tree is essential.

In this session, learn:
  • What’s the optimal reporting structure of GBS/SSOs? How to address a lack of corporate sponsorship at the top, and how to make your C-Suite take notice of GBS
  • Strategies for getting a seat at the strategic table
  • CGBSO - model of the future or just a wordy pipe dream?

Check out the incredible speaker line-up to see who will be joining Rodney.

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