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Apr 2007 - Aug 2008
Executive Vice President, Human Resouces
Berwind / National Pen Company, LLC
Re-established and evolved the Human Resources function of a 3,500 employee global promotional marketing company with $260 million in revenue. 31 HR team members across Manila, Tijuana, Shanghai, Dublin, Toronto, San Diego, Miami, and Nashville company sites. $5 million in healthcare liability removed while standardizing Total Rewards & Recognition Strategy and held year over year healthcare increases to less than 5% Aligned 8 global sites into a single focused HR business partner organization while bringing all sites into respective regulatory / statutory compliance 60% cost reduction in temporary agencies fees Integrated global talent management / succession planning system with performance linked accountability Integrated and then managed the closure of an acquisition Regrettable turnonver managed down to 1% across all sites No successful employment lawsuits resulting from implemented best HR practices
Jan 2004 - Apr 2007
Corporate Senior Director, Human Resources
Global HR leader for Information Technology and Finance functions at a 6,500 employee biotechnology company with $1.5B in revenue. 7 HR team members at multiple locations in Scotland and North America. Established companywide succession planning process for all leadership 50% cycle time reduction in hard to fill positions Established companywide performance management system including simple but elegant behavior model Managed Board of Directors continuous learning, orientation, and company talent updates 10% regrettable turnover from implemented Employee Retention programs Established Leadership Rotation program for MBA graduates from Harvard, Wharton, etc. Developed tiered, integrated Leadership Development Program (First line to Executives).
Jul 1999 - Dec 2003
Vice President, Human Resources
Established new Organization Effectiveness function within HR to focus on accelerating business performance improvement for 33,000 employee nationwide company/$17B revenue. Co-lead HR team to prepared organization structure, processes, and infrastructure for sale to Cingular $4.8M in revenue protection from displacement of outside consulting firms $150M cost reduction from organization restructure of 15 functions & businesses Lead redesign efforts for 4 functions to achieve each function’s respective EBITDA/cash flow targets. Facilitated pre-strike employee relations campaign that prevented the strike Developed and deployed an integration strategy for the remnants of other Wireless companies into AT&T Wireless Managed the Succession Planning process for the Manager level+ and Functional Talent Pipelines
Feb 1992 - Jul 1999
Corporate Human Resources Director
Lead Human Resources team for the Chocolate and Pet Care divisions (9,000 employees / $11B revenue). Implemented Gainsharing Incentive Compensation into Chocolate division production plants Managed all Nestle-wide strategic initiatives including company wide Employee Survey, TQM launch, and reengineered the Supply Chain Processes that led to savings of over $100 million Established and managed Nestle University and a “best-in-class” Executive Development system Transitioned two core divisions to a High Performance Work System which reduced grievances and increased inventory turns, safety, & operating efficiencies HR managed company wide SAP/Manugistics/TRACS Change implementation that changed the structure, roles, and processes of all Finance, Purchasing, & Supply Chain operations Provided key talent assessment and organization integration teaming on large brand (Alpo) and small brand acquisitions and divestitures.
Jul 1982 - Feb 1992
Group Manager, Human Resources
Managed Human Resources for a Strategic Business Unit representing 8,000 employees involved in commercial satellite design and manufacturing.
Sep 1979 - Jul 1982
Corporate Director, Human Resources - Taco Bell
Establish PepsiCo Human Resources processes in newly acquired 3000 unit Taco Bell chain.