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Work experience

Apr 2007Aug 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 2004Apr 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 1999Dec 2003

Vice President, Human Resources

AT&T Wireless
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 1992Jul 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 1982Feb 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 1979Jul 1982

Corporate Director, Human Resources - Taco Bell

Establish PepsiCo Human Resources processes in newly acquired 3000 unit Taco Bell chain.



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