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Zain Asher is an anchor for CNNInternational’sglobal news program, One World with Zain Asher, and host ofMarketplace Africa, where sheoften interviews CEOs and world leaders. Asher has anchored many majorstories for CNN including the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic, the US-China trade war, the August 2020 explosion in Beirut, anti-police violence protests in Nigeria, racial and economic inequality in America, the deaths of Fidel Castro and boxing legend Muhammad Ali and the 2013 terrorist attack at the Boston Marathon. In 2014 Asher was a part of a CNN team sent to Nigeria to report on the kidnapping of hundreds of schoolgirls by Boko Haram militants,whichwas recognized with a prestigious Peabody Award.
Anchor and Host
Dave is currently the Director of Talent Management and Total Rewards at the Minto Group. His responsibilities include leading all corporate programs related to performance management, total rewards, the annual employee engagement survey and the corporate employee recognition program (BRAVO!). His group is also responsible for the HRIS and producing HR analytics. Prior to joining Minto, he held similar roles in a range of industries, including public safety, high tech/software development, and renewal power generation. He is blessed with an amazing family, he loves to travel (which is “food for his soul”) and is insatiably curious about all things.
Director – Total Rewards and Talent Management
The Minto Group
Tamara Chandler is a nationally-recognized thought leader, author, and speaker renowned for developing new and effective ways for people and their organizations to perform at their best. As Principal of Ernst & Young’s Americas People Advisory Services, Tamra has more than 30 years of experience collaborating and strategizing with organizations to guide complex transformation projects. Her vision is focused on big-picture results that emphasize the human element within every organization.
Tamara’s experience encompasses numerous leadership positions including CEO and Founder of PeopleFirm LLC, Managing Partner for Arthur Andersen’s PNW Business Consulting practice, and Executive-in-Charge of People and Solutions at Hitachi Consulting. Her critically-acclaimed books How Performance Management is Killing Performance – and What to Do About It, and Feedback (and Other Dirty Words): Why We Fear It, How to Fix It, have radically shifted the way leaders approach culture.
Author, Speaker, Thought Leader, Principal
Ernst & Young LLP
Andrew Davis is the Executive Vice President and Global Chief Human Resources Officer at Sony Music Entertainment based in New York. In his role, Davis is charged with leading the Company’s global human resources function; including talent acquisition, talent management, compensation and benefits, as well as organizational development and corporate strategy. Davis will take on the key role of championing a culture of excellence and innovation across Sony Music’s global operations in 60+ countries.
Chief Human Resource Officer
Derek DeSousa is the director of engagement at Citizens. An accomplished event and employee engagement leader, DeSousa has more than 15 years of experience helping Citizens to engage employees and create a high-performing culture. He leads the company’s recognition program and is a passionate believer in expressions of gratitude as a performance driver. He also leads more than 250 events for over 18,000 colleagues and oversees 300 yearly engagement forums, bringing senior level executives and employees from all levels to discuss company progress.
Director of Engagement
Mervyn Dinnen is an HR & Talent analyst and researcher, who also partners with HR technology businesses to report on the emerging trends impacting hiring, retention, development and engagement. He is recognised as a Top 100 Global HR Technology influencer, has authored the books ‘Exceptional Talent’ and the forthcoming ‘Digital Talent’ and is an International speaker on recruitment and HR trends.
HR & Talent Analyst and Researcher
Torin Ellis is a leading diversity strategist, author, and speaker who leads a progressive boutique that champions diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging (DEIB) strategies and risk mitigation. As some of the world’s most-forward thinking companies’ go-to expert on DEIB, Torin embraces a collaborative approach to organizational development that prioritizes transparency, actionable strategy, and rigorous performance monitoring.
Named by Technical.ly as one of 10 tech and entrepreneurship leaders in Baltimore, Torin’s vision is one that leans on the power of opportunity to envision new avenues for DEIB efforts. Torin is the former Executive Producer and Host of Career Mix on SiriusXM, and has spoken at major conferences around the world.
Torin Ellis Brand
As Organon’s chief human resources officer, Aaron Falcione is focused on building a"culture-first"companythat attracts the best talent. He fosters an environment where all employees have a sense of belonging and can wholeheartedly embrace Organon’s values. With diversity, equity and inclusion at the core, Aaron leads a team of human resources professionals around the world who are responsible for all aspects of the Organon employee experience, including performance and change management, successionplanning,learningand development,andcompensationandbenefits.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Keith Ferrazzi is the founder and Chair of Ferrazzi Greenlight, an executive team coaching company that works with many of the world’s biggest corporations to maximize team performance and achieve extraordinary outcomes. Go Forward To Work, the latest research initiative from Ferrazzi Greenlight, challenges industry experts, thought leaders, and changemakers to embrace disruption in service of crowdsourcing solutions that will revolutionize work as we know it. Ferrazzi is a frequent contributor to Harvard Business Review, Forbes, Fast Company and Inc Magazine and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Leading Without Authority, Who’s Got Your Back and Never Eat Alone.
Founder and Chair
Jen Fisher is the Chief Well-Being Officer at Deloitte and a leading voice on well-being in the workplace. Throughout her career, she’s focused on creating human-centered organizations and cultures that leverage the power of work-life, health, and wellness to drive strategy and innovation. A frequent speaker on the importance of creating a culture of well-being at work, Jen is also the host of WorkWell, a podcast series that chronicles the latest work-life trends.
Chief Well-Being Officer
As Workhuman’s executive vice president of customer strategy, Chris oversees the end-to-end experience for current and future customers. He oversees many critical aspects of Workhuman’s business including customer success, customer experience, strategy and consulting, Workhuman research and analytics, and the Workhuman Certified program. Chris routinely advises leadership teams at many of the world’s largest organizations on building cultures and achieving measurable results through a more human workplace. He has spent the last 10 years helping companies engage their employees on a global scale while delivering real business value.
Prior to Workhuman, Chris was the executive vice president at Prinova, Inc. (now Messagepoint), senior vice president of global sales at Achievers, and the U.S. market leader for Buck Consultants’ Global HR Technology and Administration practice. Chris has also held senior roles in client services, marketing, and consulting at PricewaterhouseCoopers, Cognicase, and Mastech. Chris is a graduate of McMaster University where he earned degrees in Psychology and Biology.
Executive Vice President, Customer Strategy
Patricia Frost is Seagate’s Chief Human Resources Officer, leading Human Resources, Internal Communications and Community Engagement. Prior to joining Seagate in 2019, Frost was a Major General in the US Army, serving as the first-ever Director responsible for strategy, budget and policy for the U.S. Army’s cyber capabilities. She has led strategic alignment and problem-solving initiatives among inter-agency and international partners, with three decades of experience in Asia and the Middle East. Patricia holds three Masters degrees in Human Resources Development, Strategic Intelligence and Strategic Studies.
Stacia is a researcher and thought leader on employee engagement/experience, leadership, D&I, people analytics, and HR technology. A frequent speaker and writer, her work has been featured in Fortune, Forbes, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal as well as in numerous HR trade publications. She has been listed as a Top 100 influencer in HR Technology and in D&I. Stacia co-founded RedThread Research in 2018, after leading talent and workforce research for eight years at Bersin by Deloitte. Before Bersin, Stacia spent nearly five years conducting research and creating learning content for the Corporate Leadership Council, part of CEB/Gartner. She has an MBA from the University of California, Berkeley, and a master’s degree from the London School of Economics.
Co-founder & Principal Analyst
As vice president of global HX, Niamh oversees all HR activities that focus on the recruitment, retention, and alignment of Workhuman’s international workforce. Chief among these responsibilities is driving Workhuman’s internal recognition program and managing its company culture and values.
During her 10-plus years with the company, Niamh has also held several leadership roles in operations, setting up a global operational infrastructure as the company scaled on a global basis. Prior to Workhuman, she worked with large multinational music companies, and focused on international marketing and intellectual property. Niamh holds a Bachelor of Business Studies in International Marketing (Innovation & French) from Trinity College Dublin.
Vice President, Global HR
Fresh out of college in the 80s, Steve Gross created a program for homeless and impoverished children in Greater Boston that enabled even the city’s most vulnerable children to experience the joys of childhood. His focus on helping childcare professionals use playful engagement as a vehicle for building healing, life-changing relationships with the children in their care caught the attention of some of the nation’s leading trauma experts and by the early 90s, Steve was called upon to lead widespread healing efforts for communities impacted by war, natural disaster, gun violence, poverty, addiction, and illness across the world.
Years later, Steve partnered with The Life is Good Company to create the Life is Good Playmakers. The mission of the Life is Good Playmakers is to harness the power of optimism to create healing, life changing relationships with some of the most frightened and vulnerable members of society.
In his inspiring, engaging, and thought-provoking virtual keynote, Gross explains why optimism is the single most important trait a person can have, especially in navigating challenging and change-filled times like these. By incorporating research and personal stories from the field, Gross explores the optimism-based strategies that have helped some of the most vulnerable communities thrive, and explains how audiences can apply them in a personal and professional capacity.
Founder & Chief Playmaker
Life is Good Playmakers
Dr. Joe Hirsch is on a mission to transform the way we work at work. As the managing director of Semaca Partners, Joe specializes in helping organizations apply behavioral science to strengthen the way leaders train, support and empower their teams for success.
An award-winning educational leader and researcher, Joe has earned praise from Fortune 500 executives to NFL coaches for his forward-thinking approach to improving organizational culture and effectiveness. Described by Adam Grant as “breath of fresh air,” Joe applies his instructional background to help leaders at all levels communicate with impact.
In The FeedbackFix, Joe presents a bold alternative to traditional feedback techniques and performance management practices. He's shared that message as a TEDx and international keynote speaker with executives and leadership teams at PepsiCo, GameStop, the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Fresenius, members of the U.S. armed forces, and close to 10,000 others across three continents.
When Joe isn't sharing thought leadership in outlets like Harvard Business Review, CNBC, the Wall Street Journal or Forbes, he's probably hosting his popular podcast, "I Wish They Knew," or doing something outdoors with his wife and four boys. He lives (actually) in Maryland and (virtually) at www.joehirsch.me.
As Senior Vice President, Client Strategy and Consulting at Workhuman®, Derek helps clients – including some of the world’s most admired companies – leverage proven recognition strategies and best practices to elevate employee engagement, increase retention, and improve bottom-line results. While he currently leads the company’s Strategy & Consulting Services division, Derek oversaw the company’s global marketing and rewards functions from 2000 to 2010, growing Workhuman from a start-up to the Unicorn organization it is today.
As a renowned speaker and co-author of three books – “Making Work Human,” “Winning with a Culture of Recognition” and “The Power of Thanks” – he teaches HR leaders how to use recognition to proactively manage company culture. His viewpoints and writings are also regularly featured across major HR publications including HR Zone, Workspan, HR Magazine, HR Executive, and Workforce Management.
Senior Vice President, Client Strategy and Consulting
Monica Jackson is the Vice President of Global Inclusion and Diversity (I&D) at Eaton. In this role, she is responsible for leading Eaton’s global I&D strategy and imperatives in support of achieving the company’s aspirational goal of becoming a model of Inclusion and Diversity. Monica also champions and guides Eaton’s Global and Regional Inclusion Councils, as well as eight employee resource groups with more than 10,000 members in more than 60 countries. Monica leverages Eaton’s thought leadership and strategic insight, building cultural awareness to shape and sustain a culture of inclusion.
VP of Inclusion & Diversity
Based in Boston, MA, Navin ‘nuvs’ Jain is Director, Product Management at Workhuman® and responsible for developing the core recognition features of the Workhuman Cloud®. A Workhuman solutions veteran, nuvs previously led the effort to bring both Service Milestones® and Life Events® to market. He is passionate about creating a culture of recognition and enjoys discussing movies, tech, and politics.
Director, Product Management
AmishiP. Jha, PhD is Professor of Psychology at the University of Miami, where she serves as the Director of Contemplative Neuroscience for the Mindfulness Research and Practice Initiative. She is the author of the forthcoming book Peak Mind (Oct 2021, Harper Collins) and leads research on the neural bases of attention and the effects of mindfulness-based training programs on cognition, emotion and resilience. Her work has been featured at TED.com, the World Economic Forum, NATO, the Pentagon, NYTimes, NPR, Forbes, Time, Newsweek.
Neuroscientist, Researcher, Associate Professor University of Miami
University of Miami
Nataly Kogan is an author and a leading global expert in optimizing employee emotional health and organizational leadership. She is the founder and CEO of Happier, Inc., an organization that mobilizes science-driven skills and practices to improve employee emotional health. A renowned speaker, Nataly has been featured in The Washington Post, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, among others.
At 13 years old, Nataly came to the United States as a refugee, where she learned to speak English by watching 80s sitcoms. With a vision as steadfast as her drive, she then worked her way toward numerous leadership positions at venture capital funds, startups, McKinsey, and Microsoft. Nataly currently lives in Boston with her family.
Founder and CEO
Nickle LaMoreaux is IBM’s senior vice president and chief human resources officer who leads the company’s people strategy, skills, employee experience and services, and global HR team, which supports more than 350,000 people around the globe. For the past two decades, Nickle has demonstrated her innate leadership by helping HR departments within a range of organizations support their people and drive business forward. Her approach to leadership is one that focuses on helping companies navigate growth by prioritizing talent acquisition, performance management, and skill building.
Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer
Lisa Landon is an Atlanta-based Sales Executive at Workhuman® who is passionate about partnering with organizations throughout the Southeast to lift culture, connect employees, and drive measurable outcomes. With over 35 years of experience working with diverse clients throughout the U.S., Lisa believes in the power of culture to drive businesses toward new levels of success.
Charise started her career in 1995 and began at Siemens as an HR Specialist and continued to move through different HR positions in companies such as General Electric and Pillsbury China.
She started at Schneider Electric in 2007 and worked in many different HR positions within the Group for the last 15 years. In 2005 she was appointed Human Resources Manager for Clipsal China, a local brand of Schneider Electric. In 2007, she became Human Resources Director for Schneider Asia Pacific region and in 2009 she took the position of HR Senior Vice President for China Operations. Since 2015 Charise led the HR Strategy & Global Service of the Group. Charise is Chief Human Resource Officer of Schneider Electric and member of the Executive Committee starting April 1st, 2020. Charise graduated from East China University of Science and Technology (Shanghai).
Chief Human Resources Officer
Michaela Leo is currently the Director of Compensation with Merck & Co, Inc. based in Pennsylvania. She is a strategic compensation partner to Merck’s Research Division, designing and implementing market leading, differentiated compensation approaches within the division. She also manages Merck’s global recognition program. Prior to this role, she led Compensation and Benefits for Merck’s EEMEA operations. She has more than 20 years of global compensation management experience in pharmaceutical and services industries.
Ernest W. Marshall is executive vice president and chief human resources officer for Eaton, a global power management company.
Ernest leads Eaton’s effort to create a culture that attracts and inspires great talent and provides an exceptional place for employees to work and grow. In his role, he is responsible for the company’s global Human Resources function, which includes leadership and organizational development, compensation and benefits, inclusion and diversity, and talent acquisition.
Ernest has more than 22 years of global HR experience, previously holding executive HR leadership roles with General Electric.
Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer
James McNeil is the UK-based Senior Sales Manager, EMEA at Workhuman® who’s at the helm of developing sales activity across Europe. For more than 18 years, James has sold and delivered solutions focused on employee engagement and culture change to Fortune 500 and Global 2000 organizations. He currently manages a range of Social Recognition® programs for Workhuman’s blue chip global clients, including AstraZeneca, bp, Intercontinental Hotels Group, Tata Communications, WNS Global, Edwards Vacuum, Herbalife, British Airways, Lonza, Link Group, Finastra, Travelport, Aviva and Wrigley.
Senior Sales Manager, EMEA
Stephanie Mehta is the editor-in-chief of Fast Company – the influential magazine championing creativity, innovation, and thriving workplace cultures. Drawing from over 25 years of experience working in business journalism, Stephanie pioneers the implementation of imaginative thinking, entrepreneurial zeal, and unbridled innovation into everything companies do. As Fast Company’s editor-in-chief, Stephanie spotlights the world’s most progressive leaders and companies, spearheading stories that chronicle innovative business practices that eschew traditionalism, as well as highlight the people, teams, and organizations investing in the future of the industry.
Having edited publishing powerhouses such as Vanity Fair, Fortune, Bloomberg LIVE, and The Wall Street Journal, Stephanie’s approach to her work is first and foremost human-centered. With a fierce commitment to thoughtful storytelling that underscores the role of a business as part of a broader community, Stephanie is a firm believer in the potential of businesses to push creative boundaries, nurture radical visions, and achieve significant innovation.
Dr. Meisha-ann Martin is the Director, People Analytics at Workhuman® and an Industrial/Organizational Psychologist. Prior to her role at Workhuman, Meisha-ann was the Head of Talent Management for ServiceMaster, the former parent company of Terminix. An expert in People Analytics/Employee Experience, Meisha-ann has led numerous efforts at companies like Flex, JetBlue and Raymond James Financial. During her time leading a team at JetBlue to establish linkages between recognition, engagement, retention, and customer satisfaction, Meisha-ann became a Workhuman customer and today draws from her wealth of experience to help clients measure the impact of their recognition program and leverage it to engage strategic HR imperatives.
Director, People Analytics
Jared Narlock is a keynote speaker, author, and talent development coach who teaches leaders how to build highly engaged and accountable teams. He has more than 16 years of experience partnering with C-level executives, Chief Culture Officers, Leaders and HR Professionals. His background encompasses all aspects of Human Resources, with emphasis in organizational development and employee relations. Jared is a former Vice President of Talent Development and TEDx speaker. His writings have been published on Forbes, ATD, and Training Industry.
After being honorably discharged from the United States Air Force and finishing his graduate degree, Jared went on to further his passion for learning and serving others by obtaining certifications with the International Coach Federation as an Associate Certified Coach and with the Society for Human Resource Management as a Senior Certified Professional.
His new book, Becoming a Peaceful Powered Leader: How to Shed Fear, Live Courageously, and Own Your Peace, provides leaders with a toolkit for becoming more effective—by replacing often ineffective external efforts with powerful internal shifts.
Speaker, Author, Talent Development Coach
Tsedal Neeley is the Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration at Harvard Business School. Her work is focused on helping leaders scale their organizations by developing and implementing global and digital strategies. She regularly advises top leaders who are embarking on virtual work and large scale-change that involves global expansion, digital transformation, and becoming more agile. With a vision to help leaders lead effectively, Tsedal is an expert on group behavior and performance, organizational design, change, and aligning people behind a common vision.
Tsedal is an executive educator at Harvard’s Business Analytics Program and the recipient of the prestigious Charles M. Williams Award for Outstanding Teaching in Executive Education, as well as the Greenhill Award for outstanding contributions to Harvard Business School. An award-winning author, Tsedal has been featured in major news outlets including BBC, CNN, Financial Times, NPR, The Wall Street Journal, and The Economist. Her HBS case, Managing a Global Team: Greg James at Sun Microsystems, is one of the most referenced cases on the subject of virtual work.
For her lasting contributions to management, Tsedal was named in Thinkers50’s 2018 On the Radar List, honored as a Stanford Distinguished Alumnus Scholar, and was a Stanford University School of Engineering Lieberman Award recipient for her excellence in teaching and research.
Naylor Fitzhugh Professor of Business Administration
Harvard Business School
Steve joined Workhuman® in December of 2017 as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) and works with HR leaders and senior management executives worldwide to help build workplaces where every employee feels recognized, respected, and appreciated for who they are and what they do. He champions and promotes the Workhuman movement to inspire HR leaders to embrace more humanity and foster a sense of purpose in the workplace. Steve is focused on building upon Workhuman’s award-winning culture, which has set a new industry standard through its own power usage of recognition and positivity.
Before joining Workhuman, Steve served in senior HR executive roles for Walgreens Boots Alliance and Monster.com. A frequent presenter on Capitol Hill, in 2015, he was appointed by U.S. Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez to serve on the Advisory Committee for the Competitive Integrated Employment of People with Disabilities. A passionate human rights champion, Steve has made equality, access, and opportunity the foundation of his personal and professional life. He received the prestigious Horizon Award by the U.S. Congress, presented to private sector individuals who have expanded opportunities for all Americans through their own personal contributions, and who have set exceptional examples for young people through their successes in life.
Chief Human Resources Officer
Anh Phillips is an author, researcher, and the Insights Research Leader at Deloitte Tech who has dedicated her career to exploring the interplay between technology and humanity. With work cited in The Wall Street Journal, MIT Sloan Management Review, Forbes, Fortune, and CIO Magazine, Anh’s insight into the way people interact with, empower, and are empowered by technology has helped leaders across the globe navigate major digital transformations, as well as shifts in talent, leadership, and organizational culture.
Tech Insights Research Leader
Daniel Pink is the author of six New York Times bestselling books about business and human behavior, including A Whole New Mind, To Sell is Human, and many more. His books have been translated into more than 40 languages and millions of copies have been sold around the world. Named 2019’s 6th most influential management thinker in the world by Thinkers50, Daniel began his career in politics and government, serving as chief speechwriter to Vice President Al Gore in the late 90s. He currently lives in Washington, D.C. with his family.
#1 New York Times Bestselling Author of When, To Sell is Human, Drive, and A Whole New Mind
Sesil Pir is an industrial and organizational psychologist, HR functional leader, and leadership and transformation researcher who currently serves as Head of Employee Experience at Takeda Pharmaceutical. She is the Founder and Principal Consultant of SESIL PIR Consulting GmbH, a boutique management consultancy that focuses on changing the status quo of work and empowering organizations to create cultures of connection and confidence.
Sesil began her career as a Marketing Consultant with Deloitte & Touché, and has since worked for Honeywell International, Cargill Inc., Microsoft Corporation, and Novartis AG as an HR Functional Leader.
Recognized as one of “40 Thinkers Under 40” and “101 Employee Engagement Influencers,” Sesil is a regular contributor to Forbes, Harvard Business Review, HR Zone and the UK’s HR Magazine. She is currently an honorary faculty member at the Indian School of Business and Istanbul University.
Head of Employee Experience
With more than 25 years of HR industry experience, Jennifer is passionate about guiding organizations and senior leaders on how to celebrate, connect, and coach their people and teams helping people discover their full potential to do the best work of their lives. Prior to Workhuman, she served as the VP of Total Rewards for Symantec Corporation, where she was responsible for setting and leading Symantec's global total rewards strategy.
Today, at Workhuman, she consults with HR leaders on how to build high performing cultures with measurable results, leveraging the power of recognition. Through Workhuman’s award-winning Social Recognition and Continuous Performance Management solutions, she helps more than 5 million people around the world have a more inclusive, positive employee experience at their workplace. Jennifer frequently presents at HR industry events, including WorldatWork's Total Rewards conference, CEB Evanta and Workhuman Live.
VP, Strategic Advisory and HR Executive
Think of Melissa Dawn Simkins as not merely a trusted advisor to Fortune 100 C-Suite executives and prominent influencers, but a visionary personal brand leadership pioneer on a mission to reinvent the way we learn, live and lead. Affectionately known as “The First Lady of Personal Branding,” Melissa is the brains behind some of the world’s most beloved brands. She is the founder of The She-Suite, a female focused leadership and lifestyle innovation platform for working women to discover a lifelong path to purpose and a career and life they love. Through The She-Suite Method, she is empowering women at every stage of life from launch to lead to legacy. The She-Suite is a sister platform to her parent company, Velvet Suite. You can learn more at theshesuite.com.
Velvet Suite | The She-Suite
Sinclair has architected a Connected Culture at ATD, integrating HR and corporate communications to transform the way the business is engaged. Through her strategic vision, she has introduced advanced data and analytics and digital platforms to revolutionize associate learning and development and drive the business strategy forward.
Chief People and Communications Officer
American Tire Distributors
Carol has over 15 years working in the field of comp and ben across multiple industries. She has been working with LinkedIn for 2 years in a Snr compensation and benefits partner role for the EMEA/LATAM region. Carol is also the Global lead for Bravo!, LinkedIn’s recognition program. She is passionate about organizational culture and specifically how compensation, benefits, and a culture recognition can drive engagement, performance, retention and connection to a company’s values.
Senior Compensation & Benefits Partner
LinkedIn (EMEA & LATAM)
As the leader for Merck’s Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence, she is responsible for working with Merck’s global leaders to advance and embed diversity and inclusion throughout the organization to enhance the employee experience and maximize business performance. Ms. Warren joined Merck in 1997 and has held numerous positions of increasing responsibility within its Human Resources organization.
Vice President, Global Diversity and Inclusion Center of Excellence
Claire is the Global Reward Programme Director at AstraZeneca plc, a global, science-led biopharmaceutical company that focuses on the discovery, development and commercialization of prescription medicines primarily for the treatment of diseases in three therapy areas: Oncology, Cardiovascular, and Respiratory. Based in Cambridge, UK, AstraZeneca operates in over 100 countries and employs over 78,000 people. In her role, Claire oversees the organization’s global reward polices and processes to deliver the Total Reward strategy. She is passionate about employee experience and the role reward plays in creating a great place to work. Prior to joining AstraZeneca, she was Global Reward Director at Abcam plc and Reward Director at BGL Group (comparethemarket.com).
Global Reward Programme Director