David Arkless, President, Global Corporate and Government Affairs, ManpowerGroup, Jennifer McNelly, President, The Manufacturing Institute, and Gary Green, President, Forsyth Technical Community College discuss how to revitalize, educate, and train manufacturing workers with Frederick Kempe, President & CEO, Atlantic Council; Former Managing Editor, Wall Street Journal Europe
David Arkless was named Manpower Inc. Senior Vice President of Global Corporate Affairs in 2004 and is a member of the company's Executive Management Team. In his role, Arkless is responsible for Governmental and International Affairs, as well as various strategic relationships with high-profile organizations such as the World Economic Forum, the Centre for European Policy Studies, the European Policy Centre, the U.S. Departments of State and Labor, the Ministry of Labor and Social Security of China and the government of Shanghai.
Arkless joined Manpower in 1992 as company Vice-President and served in the Global Marketing and Strategic Services divisions before founding The Empower Group, a global consulting subsidiary of Manpower Inc, in 1999.
Arkless serves as board member of both the International Organization for Migration and the United Nations High Commission for Refugees, and was named Special Envoy of the End Human Trafficking Now! movement.
Prior to joining Manpower, Arkless worked in various international assignments for Hewlett-Packard and subsequently established his own consulting company, Caden Corporation, which delivered both strategic and project implementation programs for corporations like ABB and Rolls-Royce NEI.
Gary Green is President of Forsyth Technical Community College.
Frederick Kempe is President & CEO for the Atlantic Council and Former Managing Editor for Wall Street Journal Europe.
Jennifer McNelly is President of The Manufacturing Institute.
David Arkless, President of Global Corporate and Governmental Affairs of the ManpowerGroup, declares the United States is in a battle for global productivity, and quickly developing countries are on America's heels.