Laurent Freixe, Executive Vice President, CEO Zone Americas of Nestlé, will assume the Chairmanship of the Global Apprenticeship Network (GAN) today, for a period of two years.
Elected by GAN members at the International Labour Conference (ILC) on 11 June, Laurent Freixe will help lead the organization in its strategic direction. The overall aim of GAN is to encourage businesses to empower people with 21st century skills by putting in place work-based learning approaches that are inclusive, diverse and accessible.
Laurent Freixe takes over the Chairmanship from Alain Dehaze, CEO of The Adecco Group, who led GAN’s work over the past 3.5 years and was instrumental in expanding the organization’s membership and network to 16 countries around the globe.
During the official handover ceremony, Laurent Freixe said that he looks forward to “stepping-up our collaborative work as GAN Chair by bringing business & government together, and continuing this great journey connecting education and employment through work-based learning.”
For the full press release please visit: www.gan-global.org