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GESOP Communication

By Gibson on Nov 20, 2013 5:00:00 AM

Effective communication plays a central role in every successful corporate initiative. When we first created the GESOP in late 2010, we intended to do a great job of communicating its benefits with all our employee-owners. Unfortunately, we got busy running the business, and frankly didn’t work on the communication of our GESOP. We got serious about communication in late 2012, and established our GESOP Communication Committee.

As the Trustee, I work directly with the committee to establish a plan for increasing everyone’s interest in the GESOP and their knowledge of the plan and how it works. When we established the committee, we strategically planned representation from the various areas of our business. We started meeting in early 2013, with our first task to establish a game plan for the year, culminating in a lot of activity in October -National ESOP Month.

Topics: ESOP
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The ESOP and Perpetuation

By Gibson on Jun 4, 2013 5:00:00 AM

When we created our GESOP (Gibson Employee Stock Ownership Plan) at the end of 2010, we had several goals in mind:

Topics: ESOP Employee Benefits
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Special Sauce = Engagement

By Gibson on Mar 27, 2013 9:00:00 AM

Our President & CEO, Tim Leman, recently wrote in his executive blog about the terrific news Gibson received a few weeks ago being named a Best Places to Work in Indiana firm. We had applied for this distinction twice before and were not successful either time. Why did we succeed this year when we had failed twice in the same endeavor?

Topics: ESOP