CHRO Moves this week include:
|Geron Corporation||rue21||Deluxe Corporation|
|The Mosaic Company||Maze Therapeutics||Farmers & Merchants State Bank|
|Varsity Brands||GlobalLogic Inc.||Joerns Healthcare|
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Geron Corporation [MENLO PARK, Calif.] (NASDAQ: GERN) announced the appointment of Shannon Odam as Vice President, Human Resources. Prior to Geron, Ms. Odam was Vice President, Human Resources at BioElectron Technology. Prior to that, Ms. Odam was Market Diversity Leader at PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP (PwC), Silicon Valley.
rue21 [WARRENDALE, Pa.] announced that Brian Rogers has joined rue21 as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Rogers comes to rue21 from Ascena Retail Group, Inc. where he was for nearly seven years, serving most recently as Senior Vice President Human Resources Corporate. He also held leadership positions as Senior Vice President, Talent Acquisition and Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer of the Justice Tween Brands division. Prior to Ascena, Mr. Rogers was with L Brands where he served as Vice President, International Human Resources for four years and Vice President, Human Resources for nearly four years. He began his career as a Human Resources Director at Nike and Human Resources Manager as Deutsche Post AG.
Deluxe Corporation [SHOREVIEW, Minn.] announced the hiring of Jane Elliott as Chief Human Resources Officer. Most recently, she served as an Executive Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer at Global Payments. She has more than 20 years of experience in payment technology including nine years at First Data. Elliott started at Deluxe in April and will be based in both Atlanta and the company’s headquarters in Shoreview, Minnesota.
The Mosaic Company [PLYMOUTH, Minn.] (NYSE: MOS) announced that it has named Christopher A. Lewis Senior Vice President – Human Resources. Lewis will relocate to Mosaic’s new headquarters in Tampa, Florida. Lewis most recently was Vice President, Project Execution for Spectra Energy Corporation’s merger into Calgary, Alberta, Canada-based Enbridge, Inc. Previously, Mr. Lewis worked for 10 years at DCP Midstream, LLC, a natural gas company based in Denver, where he started as the head of Human Resources while the company was formed as a spinoff from Duke Energy in 2007. From 2010 to 2016, he was DCP’s Chief Corporate Officer, a multi-functional role that included leadership of the human resources function. Earlier in his career, Mr. Lewis held regional and global senior human resources positions at Thomson Multimedia (formerly RCA, GE consumer electronics) and DHL, Inc.
Maze Therapeutics [SAN FRANCISCO] announced the appointment of Matt Krause as senior vice president of human resources. Krause joins Maze from Global Blood Therapeutics where he served as vice president of human resources. Prior to Global Blood, Mr. Krause held a number of senior director and representative roles in human resources, including at Audience, Inc., Amyris Biotechnology, CV Therapeutics, CopperCom, Gilead Sciences, Bio-Rad Laboratories and DNA Plant Technology.
Farmers & Merchants State Bank [ARCHBOLD, Ohio] announced the appointment of Benét Rupp as the Chief People Officer. Benét most recently served as Senior Vice President, Human Resources at ProMedica. Prior to this role, her career included a variety of progressive human resources leadership roles at The Andersons Inc., Therma-Tru Doors, MSC Walbridge Coatings and National City Bank.
Varsity Brands [DALLAS] announced that Martha May has joined the Company as Chief Human Resources Officer. May joins Varsity Brands from The Freeman Company, where she served as Chief People Officer & Executive Vice President, People and Inclusion. Prior to Freeman, she was the Chief Human Resources Officer at Rockwell Collins. Early in her career, May spent more than 15 years working for American Airlines, moving from employee and labor relations to customer service and, eventually, to organizational effectiveness. In 2006, she joined Bell Helicopter and led all human resources functions.
GlobalLogic Inc. [SAN JOSE, Calif.] announced that Amy Hanlon-Rodemich, has joined the company as Chief People Officer (CPO). She replaces Bonnie Helton, who is set to retire this year. Prior to GlobalLogic, she was Vice President of Human Resources at Synopsys. Before Synopsys, Amy worked at Yahoo, where she was responsible for key HR functions including technical and leadership training, organizational development, and all global employee services. In her early career, she was employee 11 at Inktomi during its start-up phase, where she ultimately helped the company expand to more than one thousand employees. After Inktomi, Amy went on to VMware, where she was in charge of HR Shared Services and Global Talent Development Operations.
Joerns Healthcare [CHARLOTTE, N.C.] announced the appointment of Julie Wilson as the Vice President of Human Resources. Wilson previously served as the Director for Human Resources at Octapharma Plasma, Inc. Prior to that, she was the Human Resources Manager for Circle K.