Prudence Pitter

Global Head of HR – Auto/MFG and Healthcare & Life Sciences, Amazon Web Services

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Prudence Pitter is an experienced business executive with over two decades of broad Human Resource management experience across several industries. Currently, Prudence is Head of Global HR supporting two businesses within Amazon Web Services. Both businesses combined operate in 22 countries and provide cloud services to some of the most well-known brands in the world. In this role she has responsibility for working directly with senior leaders on aligning business priorities with people processes, scaling processes across geos and developing strategies to boost overall talent engagement and development. 


For eight years, Prudence served as Adjunct Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behavior & Leadership for the City University of New York.  Also, in the past she has founded her own Human Resources Consulting practice, in California and New York/Connecticut, focusing on the needs of small to mid-sized organizations.


Volunteerism is very important to Prudence and she is deliberate about setting and achieving personal goals to help the less fortunate. She is currently a Board Member for the Women Mentoring Network in Stamford, CT. Women’s Mentoring Network empowers low-income women and their families by providing the support services and programs needed to help them find better employment and educational opportunities. She also volunteers her time to help new in career HR professional women learn skills needed to succeed in their career. In addition, Prudence assists multiple single mothers prepare for back-to-school each school year.


Prudence’s expertise includes assessing and addressing the people needs of the business, aligning human resource to organizational goals and owning the full cycle employee experience. She holds a Bachelors degree in Business Administration and Human Resources Management, an MBA and the two highest certifications in the HR profession; Senior Professional in Human Resources and Global Professional in Human Resources.  Prudence is also a lifelong learner and finds great satisfaction in continuing to learn and stay ahead of HR trends. She is driven by Ethics, Strategy and Inspiration.

You are future-proof
Wednesday, April 17
1:30 pm - 2:20 pm CT
How HR Professionals Can Add Value Through the Succession Planning Process
Breakout Session
In this session Prudence Pitter, the Global Head of HR for Auto/Mfg, Healthcare & Life Sciences at More details Amazon Web Services (AWS) will share actionable ways to influence leaders to prioritize succession planning as an ongoing process to preserve business continuity and stability, and mitigate the risks associated with leadership transition. Pitter will coach you on how to leverage success stories, access dates, develop your own plan and identify successors. She will also explain how to tap into details from your organization, develop a clear story based on internal data and secure the future of your business by emphasizing succession planning at the right time and with the right successors in mind. Hide details
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Organizational Development
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