Roger Scovil, president of the World Trade Center Educational Foundation’s board of directors and past president of the World Trade Center Atlanta for 10 years, is to speak at an American Society for Training & Development event on Monday, June 18.
ASTD is the world’s largest association of workplace learning and performance professionals, with 140 U.S. chapters and 24 global networks connecting members from more than 100 countries.
The organization hosted its annual international conference in Atlanta June 3-6.
Mr. Scovil will share his experiences as president of two companies that expanded internationally. During his nine-year presidency at Lockwood Greene International from which he retired in 1997, Mr. Scovil supervised the opening of 21 foreign engineering offices. Previously, for seven years he was president of Polysius Corp., the North American subsidiary of German cement plant equipment supplier Krupp Polysius A.G.
Mr. Scovil was with Daniel Construction Co. and Fluor Daniel for 14 years, where as managing director of the Caribbean Division in Puerto Rico, he established the company’s offices in the Dominican Republic and Brazil. He was also the firm’s managing director for its European Division with offices in Belgium, France, Germany, Scotland and Ireland, the managing director for Saudi Arabia, vice president for Europe and the Middle East and vice president of international sales and marketing.
Mr. Scovil is the author of “Get Ahead: Scovil’s 7 Rules for Success in Management.”
Cost is $15 for World Trade Center members, $25 for non-members. Register on site or call (404) 760-2809.