Toledo, OH (PRWEB) February 14, 2006
LearnShare, LLC, the consortium of Fortune 1000 companies organized to research, design, purchase, package and share best practices in the training and development field, today announced that it has welcomed Kerry Americas as its newest member. The Company has joined the consortium to capitalize on LearnShare’s significant resources and membership privileges.
Kerry Americas has tapped LearnShare to implement an LMS that enables the Company to deploy online compliance courses and to efficiently report completions. Employees will also have the ability to take advantage of LearnShare’s top-notch content library, wide variety of best practice sharing events and its collective strength.
Kerry Americas is a food technology company supplying ingredients, flavor solutions and nutritional components to the world’s biggest and best-known food and beverage manufacturers, retailers and restaurants. Through organic growth and acquisitions, Kerry Group now employs over 20,000 people globally. LearnShare is working with the Kerry Americas, a division of Kerry Group, which has over 7,000 employees in the United States.
“Our growth over the last few years has established a need for a comprehensive array of products and services to ensure the successful development of the Kerry workforce, and LearnShare is a great partner in helping us address this need,” said Susan Shinn, Director of Human Resource Development at Kerry Americas. “If you look at the overall operating model for LearnShare, you understand the value they bring as partners in providing a robust portfolio of services at an excellent price.”
“Kerry Americas is a wonderful addition to the LearnShare roster of companies,” said Lois Webster, CEO of LearnShare. “The Company is a forward-thinking, innovative organization that will have a lot to share with our others members.”
LearnShare LLC, founded in 1996, is a consortium of 37 diverse, industry-leading companies dedicated to sharing their proven expertise and innovative practices across member organizations to enhance their competitive advantage. LearnShare's key focus is to provide technology-based learning solutions, collaborative communities, best practices and applied research to meet its members' mission critical business education and development needs. The original member companies are 3M, ChevronTexaco, Deere & Co., Eaton, General Motors, Levi Strauss & Co, Motorola, Northwest Airlines, Owens Corning, Owens-Illinois, Pfizer Inc, Pilkington, and UnitedHealth Group. For more information, visit http://www.learnshare.com.
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