27th May - 11AM CET

Virtual Fireside Chat

Inside the mind of Adrian Shooter, Vice President Integrated Talent Management at Phillip Morris International

Top employers Institute will be hosting Adrian Shooter, VP for Talent Management at Phillip Morris International, in a virtual fireside chat, with David Plink, CEO of Top Employers Institute. It’s an exclusive event where you’ll gain the latest insights on leadership reshaping, diversity impact and managing talent across a global workforce.  

Over the past year, diversity and inclusion has become increasingly important topic for Top Employers worldwide. Our HR Trends Report 2021, based on a comprehensive survey of more than 1 600 organisations globally, shows that 92% of certified Top Employers now consistently see diversity and inclusion as a key business imperative. 

The session will be a fun and interactive 45-minute conversation between David and Adrian, who will share stories, insights and challenges in the world of HR. You’ll also be invited to ask any burning questions you may have to leading HR thought leaders. 

In this session, you will learn:  

  • What it takes to be a great leader in 2021 and into the future. 
  • How to offer opportunities for leaders to continually grow themselves. 
  • How to create an inclusive workplace in the new normal of ‘remote working’ 
  • How to deal with inclusive diversity across a range of topics (gender, age, race, disabilities, etc.) 
  • How to manage, attract and retain talent in a global workforce.   

The fireside chat will take place on Thursday27 May at 11:00am to 11:45am (CET). The speakers will have a conversation for 15-20 minutes. Thereafter you will have the opportunity to ask the speakers question directly – so come ready with any questions you might have!  You can also use the form on the side when registering to insert a question you may have.  

Date: 27 May, 11:00am to 11:45am (CET) 

Register Here



Adrian Shooter 

Vice President Talent Management at Phillip Morris International 

Adrian Shooter is the Vice President of Talent Management at Phillip Morris International (PMI). He is a thought leader and a strategic lead at PMI in creating a global workforce with a commercial focus. With over 25+ years of experience in talent management, Adrian brings with him exceptional experience and insight in the field of people practices on a global perspective. He is passionate about leadership reshaping and diversity & inclusion.  

David Plink

CEO at Top Employers Institute 

David brings more than two decades of experience in general, commercial and change management in global, results-driven companies in the HR space. As CEO, David is responsible for general management within the Top Employers Institute. Under his leadership the company has spread its wings to 121 countries/regions, enriching the working lives of more than seven million people.