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L&D Under Pressure: Smart Strategies for These Challenging Times

Join us & learn how to protect talent investment and maintain momentum on workforce progress, keys to designing leadership development that drives results, and top skills your leaders need to thrive in this environment.

Event Date:

September 29, 2022 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm


Virtual Webinar


It’s that time of year again, when HR and L&D leaders embark on the critical mission of planning and defending their budget for the coming year.

In the midst of economic volatility, continued workforce churn, and a business climate that is not for the faint of heart, how do you defend the critical importance of the investments that will prepare your leaders and help your organization achieve success in 2023?

How can storytelling and using data and human stories to highlight L&D program impact help build buy-in among top decision-makers?

Join us on September 29 at 1 pm ET to hear from Christine Geissler, Global SVP, HR at Reckitt, and Dr. Sara Pixley, Vice President of Strategic Insights at ExecOnline, as they discuss:

– How to protect talent investment and maintain momentum on workforce progress
– Keys to designing leadership development that drives results
– Top skills your leaders need to thrive in this environment


Christine Geissler

Global SVP, HR at Reckitt

Sara Pixley

VP, Strategic Insights, ExecOnline

Christine, Geissler, Global SVP, HR, Reckitt

Currently the Global SVP of Human Resources for Reckitt’s Nutrition and eCommerce businesses, Christine is an experienced Human Resources Officer with a 30 year history of working in the food, beverage, and consumer products industry; from Manufacturing, Research & Innovation, to Commercial and Retail. An empathic Leader with demonstrated skills in leading Start-ups during her 20 year career at Nestle, Acquisitions, Business Planning, Coaching, Training & Development and Employee Engagement. Certified in Change Management, Christine has been an adjunct instructor for years for the University of Wisconsin and is passionate about helping to build organizational capability and winning cultures, while helping others grow and succeed. 

Dr. Sara Pixley, VP, Strategic Insights, ExecOnline

Dr. Sara Pixley is VP of Strategic Insights at ExecOnline, where she leads quantitative efforts to track program impact and drives frame-breaking thought leadership. She has a Ph.D. in cognitive science from Rice University and is a published author of heavily cited research in the field of learning optimization. She has experience leading quantitative and qualitative HR research, most notably within learning and development, total rewards, compensation, and benefits. Before joining ExecOnline, Sara ran an internationally recognized cognitive science center as the executive director and member of the faculty.

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