CHRO Moves this week include:
|VASCO® Data Security International, Inc.||United Airlines||DISH Network Corp.|
|Heartland Financial USA, Inc.||Globoforce||Erie Insurance|
|Glu Mobile Inc.||automotiveMastermind||SecureLink|
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VASCO® Data Security International, Inc. [OAKBROOK TERRACE, Ill.] (NASDAQ: VDSI) announced the appointment of Tracy McCarthy as Chief Human Resources Officer. McCarthy joins VASCO from SAVO Group, a private equity-funded SaaS software firm specializing in sales productivity software. Before SAVO, McCarthy was Chief Human Resource Officer at SilkRoad Technology. Before SilkRoad, McCarthy held Human Resources leadership roles at Collections, etc. (now Winston Brands) and Corporate Express (now Staples).
United Airlines [CHICAGO] announced Kate Gebo has been named executive vice president Human Resources and Labor Relations, replacing Mike Bonds, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Gebo currently serves as senior vice president and chief customer officer. Gebo has more than 20 years of airline experience, working in several functions at United, including leading the real estate function to work with airports worldwide to improve the overall customer experience through new facilities and services.
DISH Network Corp. [ENGLEWOOD, Colo.] announced the appointment of Walmart veteran and human resources executive David Scott to the role of Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO). Scott will serve DISH as an EVP and will join DISH’s management committee in February.
Heartland Financial USA, Inc. [DUBUQUE, Iowa] (NASDAQ: HTLF) announced that it has named Deborah Deters as Executive Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Ms. Deters joins Heartland after nearly eight years at HUB International, LTD, where she most recently served as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer. Prior to her time at HUB, Ms. Deters served as Senior Vice President of Human Resources and Administration for Bally Total Fitness.
Globoforce [FRAMINGHAM, Mass. & DUBLIN] announced Steve Pemberton as its new chief human resources officer (CHRO). Prior to joining Globoforce, Pemberton served as chief diversity officer and vice president of diversity and inclusion for Walgreens Boots Alliance. Prior to assuming his role at Walgreens, Pemberton served as chief diversity officer at Monster.com. In 2015, Pemberton was appointed by United States Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to serve on the Advisory Committee for the Competitive Integrated Employment of People with Disabilities.
Erie Insurance [ERIE, Pa.] announced the promotion of Dionne Wallace Oakley to executive vice president of Human Resources & Strategy. Wallace Oakley came to Erie Insurance in 2011 as vice president, HR Business Partners, following a 22-year career at State Farm. The appointment is effective Jan. 1, 2018.
Glu Mobile Inc. [SAN FRANCISCO] (NASDAQ: GLUU) announced the appointment of Gabrielle Toledano to the company’s Board of Directors. Gabrielle Toledano currently serves as Chief People Officer of Tesla, Inc. Prior to her current role, she served as the Chief Talent Officer and Executive Vice President of Electronic Arts Inc. Prior to EA, Toledano served in various HR leadership roles at Microsoft, Oracle and Siebel Systems. She holds undergraduate and graduate degrees from Stanford University.
SecureLink [AUSTIN, Texas] announced the addition of Alexis Jones as the vice president of people. Alexis Jones, most recently the vice president of human resources at Campus Advantage, has more than 15 years of HR experience.