Interim HR Executive Roles

Interim Chief HR Officer
Privately held $4B food distribution company

Detroit, Michigan
May 2019 through October 2019

  • Full time assignment reporting directly to CEO

  • Provided executive HR leadership for total organization across multiple US sites; union (Teamsters, UFCW) & non-union workforce; employee population: 2,000+

  • Partnered with CEO to integrate two independently led food distribution companies; led organization restructuring to establish one integrated organization structure, consisting of two focused P&Ls and creation of Corporate staff functions

  • Partnered with CEO to define key accountabilities of each C-Suite role; successfully recruited key positions, including General Counsel, Chief HR Officer, Chief Procurement Officer, Chief Operations Officer, and VP, Sales & Marketing; led determination of executive compensation packages for CEO and Board of Directors approval

  • Led organization integration efforts for HR function, including restructuring of HR team into newly defined HR organization structure and upgrade of HR skillsets through recruitment of critical contract and full-time HR roles; executed consolidation, vendor selection and rollout of new non-union benefits offering; led key decisions regarding HR systems integration

 

Interim Global HR Director, Business & Industrial Unit/US Country HR
Publicly traded $800MM UK high performance specialty chemicals company

Asheville, North Carolina
May 2017 through October 2017

  • Full time assignment reporting to Global Group HR Director
  • Provided Executive HR leadership for Global Business & Industrial Unit and US Country HR support
  • Negotiated 2018 US Benefits, provided more competitively priced employee options; achieved 10% cost savings
  • Handled HR leadership accountabilities for 200+ US-based P&L and global functional staff; worked closely with CEO’s Executive Team to address leadership issues and recruitment of key roles to drive US talent upgrades
  • Recruited new Global HR Director

 

Interim VP, HR
Privately held $50MM specialty chemicals company

Los Angeles, California
August 2016 through August 2017

  • Full time assignment reporting directly to CEO
  • Provided Executive HR leadership for organization across two US sites: Los Angeles, CA (HQ) and Huntsville, Texas (manufacturing site); population: 130+
  • Implemented core HR processes regarding performance management, executive compensation (Short Term Incentive Plan), restructuring, organization design, and employee communications
  • Created compensation job banding structure, including design and implementation of broad bands with competitively benchmarked salary and bonus % targets
  • Partnered with CEO to realign organization structure, establishing focused Commercial, Technology, and Operations functions
  • Partnered with CEO to upgrade Executive Team positions

 

Interim Chief HR Officer
Privately held $800MM financial services company

Cincinnati, Ohio
July 2015 through May 2016

  • Full time assignment reporting directly to CEO
  • Provided global HR leadership for organization spanning the US, Europe, and Latin America; global employee population: 4,000+
  • Implemented core HR processes regarding performance management, executive compensation (Short Term and Long-Term Incentive Plans), restructuring, organization design, and employee communications
  • Partnered with CEO to realign organization structure, establishing focused P&Ls and core Corporate functions
  • Partnered with CEO to upgrade Executive Team positions
  • Restructured HR function to align with business needs

 

Interim VP, HR
US-based independent $250MM non-profit media and consumer research organization

Yonkers, New York
April 2014 through July 2014

  • Full time assignment reporting directly to CEO
  • Provided Executive HR leadership for total organization; population 550+
  • Worked with Board of Directors to manage the transition of new CEO
  • Implemented core HR processes regarding performance management and talent development
  • Restructured HR function to align with business needs

 

Interim Global HR Executive
$115MM division of global education company

New York, New York
April 2013 through October 2013

  • Full time assignment reporting directly to US Division President
  • Provided global HR leadership to 18 centers in US, Canada, UK, Australia, New Zealand; population: 620+
  • Implemented core HR processes regarding recruitment, performance management, bonus design, and sales incentive
  • Partnered with Division President to realign organization structure, clarifying roles and accountabilities within strategic functions, including sales, marketing, product management, operations, and academics
  • Recruited new Global HR Leader