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Expert in Human Resource Management, M & A

Expert ID: 735178 New Hampshire, USA

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Expert has 18 years of international HR leadership experience leading successful organizational transformations in small and large capacity companies to accelerate business growth in the Industrial, Healthcare and Financial Services Industries.

Organization design workshop to align structure with strategic growth plan
100 day M & A Integration project management & development of Integration Playbook
Development of Talent Playbook & leadership development program
Team-building workshop


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2003 Degree: Masters Subject: Human Resource Management Institution: Strathclyde University

Work History

Years Employer Title Department Responsibilities
Years: 2015 to 2018 Employer: Standex International Title: Chief HR Officer Department: HR Responsibilities: Headed HR for the growing $1.3BN public-traded global manufacturing company with 6000 employees and 5 business segments in the Electronics, Food Service, Engraving, Engineering Technologies, and Hydraulics markets.
 Created and deployed the Talent Playbook a comprehensive talent management program to develop talent, & foster employee engagement to accelerate the business growth strategy.
 Implemented talent development actions to improve internal succession rate for the top 100 leadership roles from ~25% in 2015 to 55% in 2018.
 Implemented an employee engagement strategy achieving a 10-point aggregate improvement in survey scores from 2016 to 2018.
 Partnered with the CEO and Executive team to execute the portfolio strategy completing 5 successful acquisitions and 1 divestiture in the Electronics, Engraving & Food Service divisions.
 Led HR transformation creating an HR Business Partner & Corporate COE structure to increase focus on talent development & business growth initiatives and streamline back office HR operations.
 Partnered with BoD to re-vamp Executive Incentive Program including a new 3-year LTIP plan and annual bonus plan to reward value creation and align with shareholder interests.
Years: 2015 to 2015 Employer: Keurig Green Mountain Title: HR Director Department: HR Responsibilities: Responsible for 2000 employees in Supply Chain and International operations for the CPG company.
 Led supply chain restructuring initiative to achieve $10M cost reduction by consolidating manufacturing operations & simplifying organizational spans & layers.
Years: 2012 to 2015 Employer: Datacolor AG Title: VP of Human Resources Department: HR Responsibilities: Head of HR for the fast-growing ~$70M global Instruments Manufacturing company.
 Developed talent strategy to support business growth. Upgraded Executive Leadership in Sales, Marketing and Operations functions and rolled out a management development program.
 Expanded global Sales, Marketing, R & D and Operations organizations. Recruited 150 key people in the US, Europe, Asia Pacific and Latin America leading to double digit sales growth 2012-15.
 Built the global HR organization adding regional HR Managers in Europe and Asia Pacific and an Organization Development Manager. Modernized the HR function automating all key HR processes.
Years: 2001 to 2011 Employer: GE Title: Global HRM Department: HR Responsibilities: Held roles of increasing responsibility in the Energy, Capital and Healthcare divisions.
Graduate of the GE HR Leadership Program

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2003 to 2005 Country / Region: Europe regional HR Manager responsibility Summary: As a GE HR Leadership Program member, Expert did an assignment in Brussels with responsibility for all the major countries in Europe.
Years: 2003 to 2005 Country / Region: Europe regional HR Manager responsibility Summary: HR Manager - Europe at GE Capital
Years: 2003 to 2005 Country / Region: US, Europe & Asia Pacific Summary: Global HRM responsibility for GE Healthcare
Years: 2003 to 2005 Country / Region: US, Europe & Asia Pacific Summary: Global HRM responsibility for GE Healthcare
Years: 2003 to 2005 Country / Region: Global HR Leader roles Summary: Held global Head of HR roles at Datacolor & Standex which included employees in all major regions globally.

Career Accomplishments

Licenses / Certifications
Graduate of the 2 year GE HR Leadership Program
Graduate of the GE Advanced HR Development Program

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