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HRSE KSA (HR Summit & Expo)
Masterclass with Sam Silverstein: 26 May 2024
Conference & Exhibition: 27 - 28 May 2024
Workshops: 29 - 30 May 2024
Mandarin Oriental Al FaisaliahRiyadh, Saudi Arabia

Giorgio Davidoni
International Human Resources Executive at Informa Connect Academy Trainer


Giorgio is an international HR leader with experience encompassing all strands of HR within a multi-cultural environment. Giorgio has recently established his own Human Resources Management firm. He was previously Associate Vice President, HR for Eli Lilly. Working with Eli Lilly since 1996, he held various leadership positions in HR (Europe-USA-China-Dubai), including Vice President of Human Resources for the Chinese affiliate and Regional Vice President of Human Resources for the SAMETA region (South Asia-Middle East-Turkey-Africa-India). At Eli Lilly, he developed and implemented people regional strategy, strengthened HR policies and systems, and created HR Center of Excellences to better support business strategy.

Giorgio began his career at Electrolux, based out of Italy, holding various positions in Human Resources, including Personnel Representative and Human Resources Manager.

Giorgio has a Bachelor’s Degree in Law from Trieste University, in Italy. He gained a Master's in Business Management at MIB School of Management, in Italy and is also an HR Graduate from the Michigan Ross School of Business and an ICF Associate Certified Coach (ACC).

Selected Experiences

Human Resources capability development

  • Design and implement Human Resources strategy
  • Identify Human Resources capabilities and structure
  • Select, coach and develop HR talents

Support Business leaders to scale up/down organizations

  • Conduct business strategy analysis to ensure capabilities, structure and people alignment
  • Implement people strategy agenda while maximizing employee engagement and ensuring business success

Employee attraction, engagement and development

  • Analyze business priorities to attract, develop and engage a high performing and diverse workforce

Drive business

  • Optimize organizational structure to ensure business results with high people attraction, development, productivity, engagement and retention
  • Optimize people cost structure to ensure business sustainability

Agenda Sessions

  • Digital transformation: Leveraging technology for efficiency

  • Talent pipeline pressure testing