The Americas Peer Networks

Corporate Leadership

Business Continuity & Crisis Management Council
This unique forum provides a confidential space for senior executives to tackle critical issues on the strategic direction of business continuity/crisis management. Members value the in-depth conversations that develop during and between meetings.

Business Performance Council
Driving performance excellence requires an understanding of every organizational function. Senior executives engage in confidential and frank dialogue to ensure they are abreast of current trends regarding the alignment of quality with the business plan.

CFO Council
This Council serves as a forum for senior executives who share common functional responsibilities, including but not limited to, a varied mix of the following: finance, tax, audit, treasury, accounting, and controller, as well as other internal services.

CFO Council: Fortune 250
This Council is one of the most prestigious forums that exist for bringing together CFOs of multinational companies to discuss current issues and challenges. Because of the confidentiality that governs the meetings, members develop a incredible trust.

Chief Audit Executives Council
This council, for heads of internal audit, explores a range of issues that enhance members' ability to monitor and assess business processes and risks. The confidential forum encourages intimate dialogue and relationship building.

Chief EH&S Officers Council
We live in an era of increasingly limited resources and achieving our corporate EH&S goals has everything to do with sustainability. This private forum allows senior leaders to share best practices for integrating EH&S into global business strategies.

Chief Information Security Officers Council
The field of information security has grown and evolved significantly in recent years, and having a CISO function in the organization has become the standard.

Chief Legal Officers Council
Executives engage in strategic discussions on high level challenges currently facing general counsels. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities afforded at the private peer meetings.

Chief Privacy Officers Council
This Council is uniquely designed for heads of privacy. Confidential meetings allow members to share and collaborate in a trusted setting. Agendas are member-driven ensuring timeliness and relevancy.

Contributions Council
This exclusive forum for organizations giving over 10M in cash annually, allows corporate foundation heads to discuss critical issues in a confidential setting. Members advance corporate philanthropy practices and underscore its importance to society.

Contributions Council II
Members are foundation leaders from organizations giving between 1-10M in annual cash givings. The confidential network allows members to develop best practices and discuss cutting-edge issues in philanthropy, social involvement, and citizenship.

Corporate Communications Strategy Council
Executives engage in strategic discussions on corporate reputation, employee communications, traditional and social media relations, crisis management, community relations and more. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking

Corporate Communications Strategy Council II
Executives engage in strategic discussions on corporate reputation, employee communications, traditional and social media relations, crisis management, community relations and more. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking

Corporate Compliance and Ethics Council
Executives engage in strategic discussions on high level challenges currently facing chief ethics and compliance officers. Members explore emerging issues and trends and value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers, and benchmarking opportunities.

Corporate Controllers Council
The Corporate Controller is a pivotal position in the financial organization of any enterprise and today's Corporate Controller has to be more of a thinker with honed accounting, technology, analytical and leadership skills.

Corporate Treasurers Council
The US Council provides a forum for corporate treasurers to engage in candid, off-the-record discussions that explore topics relevant to the members. Members value the confidential setting and the level of strategic conversation that develops at meetings.

Council for CMOs
The CMO is arguably the least understood executive in the C-suite by both the outside world and internal audiences. We focus on marketing challenges in business transformation,including growth,reputation management,change management and talent engagement.

Digital Strategy Council
Allows senior executives to systematically analyze the profound impact of new information technologies on corporate strategy, marketing, and product development. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Emerging Markets Mergers and Acquisitions Council
The Council provides senior executives in charge of Mergers and Acquisitions for Emerging Markets, including Asia, with a network of professional peers.

Enterprise Process Optimization Council
Offers senior executives a forum for the candid exchange of ideas and strategies on implementing and sustaining their Six Sigma initiatives. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Financial Planning & Analysis Council
It is critical that today’s Financial Planning & Analysis Executives have a broad view of the finance world, not only within his/her industry, but also across the financial spectrum of what their peers are doing to meet today’s challenges.

Global Business Conduct Council
Senior executives responsible for shaping global ethics and compliance programs discuss current issues and challenges facing corporations globally. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Global Investor Relations Executives Council
Senior investor relations officers of large-capitalization companies in both Europe and the United States share best practices in a confidential and member-driven forum. Members value the intimate and candid conversations that develop in the meetings.

Global Security Executives Council
The Council provides an exclusive forum for chief security executives. Members engage in thoughtful peer exchange and best practices development on security management issues. Because of the confidential setting, the trust that develops is significant.

Global Social Investing Council
Advances the practice of cross-border corporate social responsibility and strategic philanthropy on a global scale through continuous dialogue on latest trends, issues and solutions encountered, as well as inspiring practices.

Government Relations Executives Council
The Government Relations Executives Council helps senior executives achieve their primary goals by providing them with the tools and information needed to shape public policy. The council will not be a lobbying or advocacy entity.

Internal Communications Council
The Internal Communications Council will explore strategies to enable its members to be at the cutting edge of what works today, and what they need to prepare for, as they move forward.

Internal Communications Council II
The Internal Communications Council II will explore strategies to enable its members to be at the cutting edge of what works today, and what they need to prepare for, as they move forward.

Labor & Employment Law Council
Lawyers advising corporate clients on labor and employment issues practice in a rapidly-changing environment, where human resources managers face an intensifying stream of new challenges.

Market Insights Council
The Council provides an opportunity for senior executives to meet for candid, off-the-record exchange of ideas and experiences. Members value the intimate forum, expert speakers, and ability to leverage the collective expertise year-round.

Mergers & Acquisitions Executives Council
Allows senior-most executives involved in mergers and acquisitions to share best practices to help their companies’ M&A activities fuel top and bottom line growth. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Product Stewardship & Regulatory Affairs Council
This Council provides members a forum to exchange ideas and best practices about product regulatory matters as well as how to lead their companies through the evolving landscape of regulatory compliance and product responsibility.

Quality Council
The Council provides a means to transfer information, share insights and successful peformance excellence and quality practices in a confidential setting with an esteemed group of peers. Members head up the quality function in their organizations.

Senior International Attorneys Council
This Council allows executives to discuss the unique legal issues that arise as companies conduct business globally. Members meet privately and value the strategic idea exchange and relationships that develop during the small and intimate meetings.

Social Media Council
Social media is an ever-changing and critical component of communications and marketing strategy, so convening with peers is incredibly important. Members meet three times a year to discuss challenges they’re currently facing and best practices.

Strategic Risk Management Council
The Council offers a forum for senior most executives charged with risk management oversight to meet regularly and exchange ideas on the development, implementation and ongoing management of ERM. Members value the confidentiality and benchmarking ability.

Sustainability Council I: Strategy & Implementation
How can you translate zero waste into Wall Street plaudits? That is the focus of this Council. Learn how you can contribute to your company's bottom line while driving your company's sustainability strategy.

Sustainability Council II: Innovation & Growth
This Council will focus is on how you super-please your customers: delivering products, services, and solutions that help customers reduce their footprint.

Tax Executives Council
The Council of Tax Executives enhances the effectiveness of senior corporate tax leaders by convening a group of peer executives to address issues and share leading edge ideas.

Economy & Business Environment

Applied Innovation Council
As mid-to senior-level managers in innovation, product/service development and commercialization, we bump up against realities of aligning work to corporate strategies, managing parallel paths to solve an issue, and collaborating with diverse functions.

Applied Innovation Council II
As mid-to senior-level managers in innovation, product/service development and commercialization, we bump up against realities of aligning work to corporate strategies, managing parallel paths to solve an issue, and collaborating with diverse functions.

Big Data Working Group
Increasingly, corporations face technology-driven discontinuities that challenge traditional ways of doing business even as they enable new opportunities for growth.

Change & Transformation Council
Our mission is to advance the practice of change management by creating new thought leadership and developing capabilities for extraordinary performance.

CIO Business Council
While many resources exist to help leaders to survive and even thrive in an environment of rapid change, the CIO Council provides a confidential environment where senior executives can share business issues related to IT services and solutions with peers.

Competitive Intelligence Council
Provides a platform for intensive, off-the-record exchange of ideas and experiences in competitive intelligence/analysis activities. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking, and ability to develop best and next practices.

Corporate Brand Management Council
This Council provides state-of-the-art discussion focused on key branding issues and management practices. Members are the senior most executive responsible for managing the corporate brand. They value the confidential and trusted network year-round.

Council for CMOs
The CMO is arguably the least understood executive in the C-suite by both the outside world and internal audiences. We focus on marketing challenges in business transformation,including growth,reputation management,change management and talent engagement.

Customer Experience Council II
Many companies today have a CEO-driven mandate to significantly improve their Customer Experience. How can you find the most effective ways to achieve this challenging goal?

Customer Experience Council
Executives responsible for maximizing value for both the customer and the bottom line engage in candid and confidential discussions. Members value the opportunity to share best practices and develop innovative strategies in a confidential setting.

Digital Strategy Council
Allows senior executives to systematically analyze the profound impact of new information technologies on corporate strategy, marketing, and product development. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Emerging Markets Human Resources Council
The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.

Emerging Markets Supply Chain Management Council
The Council provides senior supply chain decision makers in emerging markets with a network of professional peers who meet regularly to exchange ideas, best practices, and innovations related to the supply chain and logistics functions.

Emerging Shared Services Council
The Emerging Shared Services Council, gives you the opportunity to learn, benchmark, and access the insights which will ensure successful implementation and institutionalization of shared services models, or take it to the next level.

Enterprise Digital Transformation Council
In such an environment of rapid change, the Enterprise Digital Transformation Council provides a confidential environment where senior executives can share issues and solutions with others who have been there--and will be there.

Global Business Services Council
The Global Business Services Council is one of the first communities focused on serving the specific needs of the senior-most leaders in Europe working across business functions on a global basis.

HR M&A Council
The success of every deal depends on the people issues. HR Executives who participate in M&A need specific skills and expertise, beginning with due diligence through integration.

Information & Research Management Council
Members are corporate librarians who explore timely issues involving the strategic management of internal and external information resources. The Council provides a confidential forum for idea exchange and collaborative problem solving.

Innovation Leadership Council
All aspects of innovation are on the table for our members, from the smallest tactical question to the biggest global issue. We are a preeminent network for companies with well-developed innovation functions.

Market Insights Council
The Council provides an opportunity for senior executives to meet for candid, off-the-record exchange of ideas and experiences. Members value the intimate forum, expert speakers, and ability to leverage the collective expertise year-round.

Plant & Facility Manager Council
We’re facing the “fourth wave of industrialization and manufacturing” - the convergence of automation, big data, technology and the ‘Internet of things’. As a result, the role of the plant or manufacturing manager has become increasingly important.

Product & Services Development Council
As front-line leaders in product/service development, we integrate and use market trends, user needs, technology, internal systems, investments & innovation methods in stages from market research through production and launch.

Project Management Council
We discuss ways to manage projects across your organization in order to minimize bureaucracy and maximize benefits.

Purchasing & Supply Leadership Council
Chief procurement officers engage in strategic discussions of best practices and issues critical to the success of a company’s purchasing organization. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Social Media Council
Social media is an ever-changing and critical component of communications and marketing strategy, so convening with peers is incredibly important. Members meet three times a year to discuss challenges they’re currently facing and best practices.

Strategy Executives Council
The Council is designed for the senior most executive responsible for strategic planning organization wide. It provides a private forum for exchange of relevant ideas and issues. Members value the confidentiality and high level focus of the discussions.

Supplier Diversity Leadership Council
The Council meets three times a year to discuss the challenges that face supply chain organizations. Members are heads of the supplier diversity practice in their companies. They value the confidential forum and benchmarking opportunities.

Human Capital

Business & Education Council
Are new graduates ready to work? That question is the cornerstone of this collaborative group. Executives discuss issues in workforce readiness and the effectiveness of business and education partnerships. Members value the confidential discussions.

Career Development Practitioner Council
Employees today seek more than a rating about work performance; they are interested in improving their careers. In order to retain top talent, organizations must work hard to provide resources, processes and tools for employees to manage their careers.

CEOs and Presidents Council
This Council is exclusively for CEOs and COOs of mid market companies. Members meet to discuss issues related to corporate strategy, change management, mergers & acquisitions, succession planning, CEO/board relationships, and economic trends.

Change & Transformation Council
Our mission is to advance the practice of change management by creating new thought leadership and developing capabilities for extraordinary performance.

Chief Human Resources Officers Council
Executives engage in strategic discussions on challenges currently facing chief human resources officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to problem solve and share strategies unique to senior HR professionals.

Chief Human Resources Officers Council II
Chief Human Resources Officers meet in person and virtually to focus on the most critical business challenges regarding human capital.

Chief Human Resources Officers Council III
HR executives in mid-market and not-for-profit organizations are required to function both operationally and strategically. In these candid and confidential meetings members gain a broader perspective and shared experiences for unique issues in this role.

Compensation & Employee Benefits Council
This newly formed US Compensation & Employee Benefits Council will focus on key trends, metrics and market challenges in compensation and employee benefits unique and specific to companies with less than 20,000 employees.

Compensation Council
This council, for the senior most compensation executive, allows for private discussions on current issues and challenges. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to share strategies and develop best practices.

Compensation Council II
This council, for the senior most compensation executive, allows for private discussions on current issues and challenges. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to share strategies and develop best practices.

Corporate Well-Being & Strategic Health Leadership Council
As leaders in the field of Well-Being and Healthcare management, we play a critical role by making well-being a core business strategy that ultimately saves lives, reduces health care costs, enhances productivity and inspires higher levels of engagement.

Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council
This Council, specifically for chief diversity officers, allows for confidential exchange of ideas and collaborative problem solving. Members meet three times a year and network between meetings finding value in the high level peer network.

Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council
In the “New Normal” companies that balance the demands of effectively executing today’s best D&I practices and designing innovative practices will lead the pack.

Diversity & Inclusion Leadership Council II
In the “New Normal” companies that balance the demands of effectively executing today’s best D&I practices and designing innovative practices will lead the pack.

Division HR Leaders Council
Heads of human resources for major subsidiaries and divisions of companies across a variety of industries meet privately to discuss current challenges facing HR practitioners. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers, and benchmarking.

Emerging Markets Human Resources Council
The Council provides an exclusive network for human resources professionals to exchange insights and to explore and better understand the HR challenges and opportunities relating to business development and growth in emerging markets.

Employee Benefits Council
Executives engage in strategic discussions on current challenges and trends facing employee benefits. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities afforded by the intimate peer group forum.

Employee Benefits Research Council
Executives engage in strategic discussions on current challenges and trends facing employee benefits. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities afforded by the intimate peer group forum.

Executive Coaching Council
This Council, dedicated to sharing, creating and implementing best practices and protocols that will drive business results, helps senior leaders develop within their organizations. Members value the confidential meetings and expert speakers.

Executive Compensation Council
This Council is exclusively for executives with direct responsibility for the creation and implementation of executive compensation programs. Members discuss current trends in executive compensation as well as share and problem solve challenges.

Executive Compensation Council II
This Council is exclusively for executives with direct responsibility for the creation and implementation of executive compensation programs. Members discuss current trends in executive compensation as well as share and problem solve challenges.

Executive Compensation Practitioner Council
As executive compensation professionals responsible for our companies' executive programs, we need to stay abreast of legal, financial and regulatory developments as well as interests of shareholders, Board members, and other stakeholders.

Global Business Conduct Council
Senior executives responsible for shaping global ethics and compliance programs discuss current issues and challenges facing corporations globally. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities.

Global Diversity & Inclusion Executives Council
Executives from European firms engage in strategic discussions on issues and challenges currently facing chief diversity officers. Members value the expert speakers, benchmarking opportunities, and ability to shape best and next practices in diversity.

Global Human Resources Council
Allows senior most global HR executives to discuss current challenges and trends regarding the strategic and structural management of their firm's multinational human resources. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking.

Global Rewards and Mobility Council
Discussions focus on the policies and challenges connected with the salaries and benefits of international personnel, including local nationals as well as expatriates. Members value the confidential and high level dialogue that develops.

Health Leadership Council
A peer network of Chief Medical Officers and Health Executives who decide an agenda of pressing issues and discuss these issues from their various perspectives with invited speakers, share strategies and best practices that extend beyond the Council forum

HR Operations Council
The US HR Operations Council will provide a forum for HR operations leaders to discuss innovations and challenges in taking their organizations to the next level. Members value the confidential setting and ability to leverage each other year-round.

HR Operations Council II
Whether you are at the beginning, middle or mature stage of your HR transformation, the Council will provide a forum for senior leaders to share “what’s next” and discuss innovations and challenges in taking their organizations to the next level.

HR Technology Council
The HR Technology Council provides a forum for leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in managing the specialized area of technology and IT for the Human Resources function.

Human Capital Analytics Council
The Human Capital Analytics Council provides a forum for leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in order to articulate the impact of human capital investments.

Human Capital Analytics Council II
The Human Capital Analytics Council II, an extension of the first council, provides a forum for leaders and seasoned practitioners to share innovative strategies and practical ideas in order to articulate the impact of human capital investments.

Internal Communications Council
The Internal Communications Council will explore strategies to enable its members to be at the cutting edge of what works today, and what they need to prepare for, as they move forward.

Internal Communications Council II
The Internal Communications Council II will explore strategies to enable its members to be at the cutting edge of what works today, and what they need to prepare for, as they move forward.

Knowledge & Collaboration Council
Executives engage in candid dialogue that seeks to advance the practice of learning and knowledge management and to underscore its importance to corporations. Members value the confidential discussions, expert speakers, and benchmarking opportunities.

Leadership Council on Advancing Women
As women continue to take on increased leadership responsibilities, there is a growing desire to focus on women’s leadership topics and explore relevant issues that will reinforce the development of current business and future women leaders.

Leadership Council on Advancing Women II
As women continue to take on increased leadership responsibilities, there is a growing desire to focus on women’s leadership topics and explore relevant issues that will reinforce the development of current business and future women leaders.

Leadership Development Council
Senior executives engage in strategic discussions on emerging and best leadership development practices on a global scale. Members value the confidential dialogue, expert speakers and benchmarking opportunities the private network affords.

Learning, Development, and Organizational Performance Council
This council is exclusively for executive-level leaders of talent development, organizational development and learning for their member companies or firms. Members of the council are the most senior leaders of these functions within their organization.

Onboarding Talent Council
Talent has emerged as one of the top challenges for organizations globally. This council allows for confidential and candid dialogue regarding onboarding best practices and innovations amongst senior most leaders.

Senior HR Business Partners Council
As integral members of the senior leadership team, Senior HR Business Partners apply business acumen, analytical problem solving, collaborative influence, and emotional intelligence to improve the capabilities and effectiveness of senior leader teams.

Strategic Workforce Planning Council
This council takes on the challenge of implementing and maturing SWP to maximize its benefit. Meetings are confidential and the emphasis is on relevant insights that members can use to manage risks and leverage talent.

Talent Acquisition Executives Council
As talent acquisition leaders, our goal is to develop and implement strategies and tactics that enable our companies to hire the right talent at the right time.

Talent Acquisition Executives Council II
As talent acquisition leaders, our goal is to develop and implement strategies and tactics that enable our companies to hire the right talent at the right time.

Talent and Organization Development Executive Council
This council is exclusively for executive-level leaders of talent development, organizational development and learning for their member companies or firms. Members of the council are the most senior leaders of these functions within their organization.

Talent Management Executives Council
The Council, specifically for heads of talent management, including succession planning, provides an exclusive forum for the best minds to debate current issues and develop new trends. Members value the confidential and trusted network year-round.

Talent Management Executives Council II
The Council, specifically for heads of talent management, including succession planning, provides an exclusive forum for the best minds to debate current issues and develop new trends. Members value the confidential and trusted network year-round.

Talent Management Executives Council III
The Council, specifically for heads of talent management, including succession planning, provides an exclusive forum for the best minds to debate current issues and develop new trends. Members value the confidential and trusted network year-round.