CHRO Moves this week include:
|Polycom, Inc.||Dolby Laboratories||Syniverse|
|Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits||WellCare Health Plans, Inc||comScore|
|Granite City Food & Brewery||Brown & Brown, Inc.||Oasis Outsourcing|
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Polycom, Inc. [SAN JOSE, Calif.] announced that Billie Hartless has been named Chief Human Resources Officer. Hartless will succeed the company’s former HR leader Laura Owen, who is leaving Polycom to pursue a new opportunity. Hartless is a global HR executive with nearly 25 years of experience working in all aspects of HR at Nokia. Most recently, she served as the Vice President of HR for HERE.
Dolby Laboratories [SAN FRANCISCO] (NYSE: DLB) announced that Linda Rogers joins the executive leadership team as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Linda most recently was managing Work Reimagined, her own consultancy. Earlier, she was the Chief Human Resources Officer at eSilicon Corporation and held a number of senior strategy and human resources roles at Sun Microsystems. She has also held several HR roles with Computer Sciences Corporation in the U.S. and Europe.
Syniverse [TAMPA, Fla] announced it has appointed Norris Powell as its Chief Human Resources Officer. Powell joins the company following the recent retirement of Leigh Hennen who led human resources at Syniverse for more than 10 years. Powell has held a variety of senior positions, including Chief Human Resources Officer at B/E Aerospace, Inc. Most recently he served as Vice President of Human Resources at CSM Bakery Solutions.
Southern Glazer’s Wine & Spirits [MIAMI & DALLAS] announced that Terry Arnold has joined Southern Glazer’s Wine and Spirits as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to joining Southern Glazer’s, Mr. Arnold served as Vice President of Human Resources at BMC.
WellCare Health Plans, Inc. [TAMPA, Fla.] (NYSE: WCG) announced it has named Timothy Trodden senior vice president, chief human resources officer. Trodden was most recently the head of human resources (HR), corporate enterprise functions for Johnson & Johnson. He held other HR leadership roles at Johnson & Johnson over his 16 years with the company.
comScore [RESTON, Va.] (NASDAQ: SCOR) announced that Carol DiBattiste will join comScore as General Counsel & Chief Privacy and People Officer on January 23, 2017. Most recently, she served as the Executive in Charge and Vice Chairman of the Board of Veterans’ Appeals at the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. In the private sector, Ms. DiBattiste served as Chief Privacy Officer at ChoicePoint, where she also served as General Counsel and Chief Compliance Officer. ChoicePoint was acquired by Reed Elsevier/LexisNexis during her tenure. At LexisNexis/Reed Elsevier, she served as Senior Vice President, Privacy and Security. She has also served as General Counsel and Chief Administrative Officer at Geeknet, Inc., and Chief Legal, Privacy and Administrative Officer at Education Management Corporation. Previously, Ms. DiBattiste was a partner in the international law firm of Holland & Knight. Ms. DiBattiste’s public sector work has included senior executive positions in the Departments of Defense, Justice, and Homeland Security. Among her many distinguished roles, she served as the Under Secretary of the United States Air Force, Department of Defense, and earlier as Principal Deputy General Counsel for the U.S. Navy. She was also the Deputy Administrator of the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), Department of Homeland Security. Ms. DiBattiste also served as a federal prosecutor and Deputy United States Attorney in the Southern District of Florida and as the Director of the Executive Office for United States Attorneys.
Granite City Food & Brewery [MINNEAPOLIS] promoted Letha Kunshier to vice president, human resources. Kunshier previously served as the company’s senior director of human resources. Kunshier started her career with Granite City Food & Brewery 15 years ago as a server and has held multiple positions representative of her love for the Granite City brand, including director of recruiting.
Brown & Brown, Inc. [DAYTONA BEACH, FL] (NYSE: BRO) announced the appointment of Julie Ryan as the new Chief People Officer for the company. Most recently, Julie served as the director of human resources and learning & development for Pacific Resources Benefits Advisors, a subsidiary of Brown & Brown, Inc. Prior to that, she was with Borg Warner, Kimberly-Clark and Gulfstream in various human resources management positions and progressively responsible roles.
Oasis Outsourcing [WEST PALM BEACH, Fla.] announced that Dolores Calicchio has joined the company as Executive Vice President of Human Resources. Prior to joining Oasis, she held human resources positions at Merck & Company, Johnson & Johnson, Bayada Home Health Care and Carnival Cruise Lines.