CHICAGO (October 11, 2017) – BPI group, the global experts in leadership, talent, and career transition, kicks off its 5th Annual Global Executive Coaches Conference with a welcome dinner tonight, followed by a full day of learning tomorrow, both at the Alice Rapoport Center for Education and Engagement at Goodman Theatre in Chicago. Featured speakers include Barbara Martin Coppola, chief marketing officer of Grubhub, Christine Laurens, chief financial officer at A.T. Kearney, and Chris Joseph, co-chief executive officer of Enablon.

The theme of this year’s conference is A Symphony of Global Leadership, exploring how executive coaching will transform to meet the needs of global leaders as their enterprises grow. The focus is on how to lead in environments with diverse blends of nationality, generation, gender, race, culture, religion, politics, and more.

The event’s featured speakers will share their personal leadership stories related to multi-faceted workplaces and how they address diversity in their complex corporate cultures. In addition, they will discuss the changes and challenges global organizations and leaders face, as well as what executive coaches need to know to support international and diverse leadership.

“We are tremendously excited to gather our coaching team together to hear from these esteemed global leaders,” said Mary Herrmann, BPI group managing director of Executive Coaching. “As the global leadership landscape continues to evolve, this day of learning will be a wonderful opportunity to share views on emerging leadership competencies. BPI group’s highly trained and experienced coaching cadre is prepared and equipped to support our global client leaders in this important effort. We have a bright future partnering with our clients in powerful ways to meet the global challenges ahead.”

BPI group’s Executive Coaching practice serves clients around the world – including some of the world’s leading brands – to enhance individual and team performance at the executive level. The team is an international cadre of more than 100 highly trained and accredited professional coaches with an average of 15 years professional executive coaching experience, often serving C-suite and senior executives in Fortune 500 and global companies.”