SPEAKERS

Director, Global Mobility
BD

Berna Anderson is the Director of Global Mobility for BD (Becton, Dickinson & Company) one of the top 5 medical technology companies in the world. Before joining BD, Berna was the Director of Mobility for Weatherford in Houston, TX and AECOM in Los Angeles, CA. She also held Global Mobility leadership positions at Abbott Laboratories and with Novartis Pharma AG in Basel, Switzerland. Prior to that, she served in various management roles in Germany and the greater New York Metro area within relocation and expatriate management consulting and solutions providers such as PricewaterhouseCoopers serving the expatriate management needs of many multinational companies.

North American Medical Director
UnitedHealthcare Global

Dr. Amit Arwindekar is an international medical director for assistance and insurance, a clinical leader and educator practicing in Chicago, IL. His passion is developing of the next generation of clinical leaders and building the systems to make high-quality emergency care accessible to all patients. As the North American Medical Director for UnitedHealthcare Global he specializing in cross-border medical care, evacuation, medical transportation, complex case management and medical services innovations to meet the needs of global citizens . As a medical director in academic urban emergency departments, he has built systems to insure quality care, reduce waiting times, increase capacity and build collaboration across specialties by implementing transparency of information, clear communication and empowering frontline staff. He serves an Assistant Professor of Emergency Medicine at the University of IL College of Medicine. He received his medical degree from Georgetown University School of Medicine and his MBA from the McDonough School of Business before completing specialist training in Emergency Medicine at the University of Chicago.

Global Mobility Manager
The Coca-Cola Company
Global Mobility Manager
Becton Dickinson (BD)

Mauricio is currently the Global Mobility Manager at Becton, Dickinson, and Company based in San Diego, CA. He joined the company in 2015 and participated in the M&A and Global Mobility harmonization of CareFusion and CR Bard, which entailed the consolidation of three legacy Global Mobility programs, policies and vendors into one program. Prior to BD, Mauricio was the GM Partner with Smurfit Kappa, an international leader in the corrugate industry from 2009-2014. An alumni of Boston University (BA Intl Relations) and Colegio de la Frontera Norte, Mexico (MA Development Studies) Mauricio also has Graduate Certificates from University of Cincinnati (Gender Studies) and Cornell University (HR Leadership). Additionally, Mauricio has worked overseas in Japan as an English teacher and in Spain at the Spanish Commission for Development CODESPA.

Principal
KPMG

Anne has spent the last several years assisting clients in implementing business travel programs focusing not only on tracking employee travel, but also the end-to-end processes and how they fit into the client’s organization. Before this, starting her KPMG career in Dublin, she has also worked in London and New York with some of KPMG’s largest Global Mobility Services clients. Anne enjoys international travel but now calls New York home with, Ireland a very close second of course.

Group Medical Director
International SOS

Dr. Myles Druckman is the Group Medical Director at International SOS, and is well known as an author, media resource and thought leader in International corporate health, Workforce risk management and Global Health Security. Dr. Druckman has been with International SOS for over 20 years, spending 10 years working in Russia and China. Dr. Druckman is now based in Los Angeles, where he develops new technologies and services as part of his health innovation role. In addition, he provides guidance and support to North America-based organizations on managing global health risks. Dr. Druckman is also co-chairman of the non-profit International Corporate Health Leadership Council, and is an alumni of World Economic Forum’s Global Leaders of Tomorrow Network.

Senior Manager, Global Mobility
Kearney

Karen is the Senior Manager of Global Mobility for A.T. Kearney, a global team of forward-thinking, collaborative management consultants that deliver immediate, meaningful results and long-term transformative advantage to clients. Karen is based in Chicago with more than 30 years of experience in the corporate global mobility industry, including mobility strategy, policy and process design and delivery, immigration, assignment compensation and tax, domestic and international relocation, international benefits, vendor management. Karen was on assignment in London and has traveled extensively throughout her career. Additionally, Karen has a wealth of corporate experience establishing and transitioning global mobility functions for several Fortune 500 organizations. Through business and talent alignment, operational effectiveness and compliance, Karen is building and reshaping A.T. Kearney’s global mobility function in support of a core part of the firm’s strategic vision, which is to provide unsurpassed personal growth opportunities to its people.

Director, Global Total Rewards
McDonalds Corporation

Brian Madine, Director, Global Total Rewards, McDonald’s Corporation Brian oversees the strategic direction and design of McDonald’s Global Mobility, US Relocation, and Long-Term Incentive programs. In previous positions at Deloitte in London and Chicago, he worked with multinationals to evaluate their effectiveness in compensation, talent management and global assignee administration. He holds a Master’s of Science in Taxation from the University of Illinois and a Bachelor degree in European Business with French from the University of Ulster.

Director, Talent Mobility
Expedia Group

Tanya Mariottini GMS-T is Director, Global Talent Mobility at Expedia Group. She has 15+ years of Global Talent Mobility experience working in diverse industries including 10+ years in leadership roles and international assignments in both Asia and Europe. Tanya is part of Expedia Group’s Talent Management leadership team, where she is responsible for developing an integrated strategy and ensuring operational excellence. She is actively involved in Worldwide ERC and has been recognized with a Meritorious Service Award. Her career interests include making a meaningful impact and inspiring others through a positive outlook. Tanya holds a B.A. in Business Administration/Management from the College of Idaho.

Tax Principal
KPMG

Dave Mayes is a Tax Principal in KPMG’s Global Mobility Services (GMS) practice. Based in Boston, he leads the New England and Upstate New York GMS practice. Over his 20 year career with KPMG, he has focused on the expatriate tax and mobility arena, serving clients in a variety of industries from financial services, tech, retail, professional services and insurance. He advises clients across the global mobility space including cross border treatment of incentive compensation plans, business traveler tax reporting and withholding, global mobility program administration and policy design.

Global Head of HR
Foster & Partners

Charlotte is the Global Head of HR and Partner with a seat on Foster + Partners’ management board. She has 20 years’ cross sector experience in various industries including professional services, investment, construction and technology. Charlotte is responsible for implementing all HR strategies including building a commercially focused HR team, developing and implementing the strategic people agenda across multiple locations and influencing senior stakeholders. She is also responsible for the full range of HR functions including learning and development, resourcing, employee

Americas Global Mobility Head
Unilever

Patricia Tavares graduated in Federal university of Paraná in Brazil and has a major in Human Interrelationship and Developing Management Skills at FAE in Paraná, Brazil. With over 20 years of experience in Human Resources, having worked in HR Operations including: Benefits, payroll, employee contact center, HR BP and of course Global Mobility. Acting in the Financial Industry for over 15 years, being the last three years as an expat herself, in 2016 she moved to the Consumer Goods Business and is now the Global Mobility Head for the Americas based in São Paulo. Patricia is a valued member of the GADEX Group in Brazil, which is composed of 33 multinationals, and represents the GM community with government entities, (Federal Police, Immigration Department, DMV, etc) when necessary. She is also FEM’s highly successful Brazil Chapter Lead.

Global Director, Content & Events
Forum Expat Management

Claire is Global Head of Content and acting Events Director at the Forum for Expatriate Management (FEM). Claire has more than 20 years’ experience in communications, working for major publishing platforms as a senior managing editor, writer and journalist at events, in print and the digital world. Now managing the FEM website, events and reports, Claire leads the FEM London Chapter and chairs all the major conferences, summits and awards (EMMAs) in the Americas, APAC and EMEA where she is keen to engage with new members and to broaden the FEM community.

Senior Director, Global Mobility
ADP

Becky (GPHR, SHRM-SCP) is Sr. Director, Global Mobility at ADP and has over 14 years of experience in the talent management and global mobility industry. Prior to joining ADP in 2017, she was Director, HR Operations at News Corp and previously at Immedis (formerly Expaticore) and BGRS (formerly Prudential Relocation). She is a Board Director for the Haven Adolescent Community Respite Center and Chair of the NYC SHRM Global HR Special Interest Group. Becky earned her B.A. from Amherst College, her M.B.A. from the Thunderbird School of Global Management, and has lived and worked in multiple countries.