On-demand Webinars

December 1, 2022

Closing the Skills Gap: Training and Upskilling the Next Generation of Talent


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Special OverrideVector LMS and Training Management


Closing the Skills Gap: Training and Upskilling the Next Generation of Talent 

Webinar Overview

Processing plants worldwide are being hit hard by The Silver Tsunami, an enormous wave of experienced worker retirements. Whether you call it the Great Crew Change, Great Resignation, or Silver Tsunami, its ripples are felt throughout the industry. 

In a lively panel discussion, you’ll learn how leading chemical manufacturers are training the next generation of employees through improved learning and skills competency.



James Rhodes

Director of Global Technical Training & Development | Archer Daniels Midland

James has 30 years of experience leading Learning & Development programs. James’ experience includes designing, developing, and implementing learning programs for the U.S. Military and chemical and food manufacturing.

Paula Tewksbury

Learning and Development Leader, Operations and Engineering | Celanese

For over 15 years, Paula has led learning, development, and operational excellence programs at DuPont, most recently for global Operations and Engineering. She’s currently transitioning to a role with Celanese, which acquired DuPont materials and polymer businesses earlier this year.

Raj Shah

Chief Product Officer | Vector Solutions

Raj brings nearly 30 years of product, go-to-market, and strategy experience in B2B software to drive the product and content strategy at Vector. Raj’s experience spans executive roles with companies serving K-12, government, financial services, and industrial sectors, and he has advised F500 companies on go-to-market and product strategy including Samsung, Dell, LG Electronics, and HP.