HR Executive

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An Interview with Roxanne Lagano of Zoetis

CHRO Roxanne Lagano had two main challenges when her company spun off from Pfizer: Easing the transition and handling a big layoff. When Zoetis, the world leader in animal health, spun off from Pfizer, they had the third-largest IPO of 2013. Although the company had more than 60 years of experience delivering a diverse portfolio…

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An Interview with Kirsten Hawley of Brown-Forman Corporation

At a company with a 150-year history, its culture, tradition, and values inform everything HR does. For a company with a 150-year history that includes five generations of family of the original founder, George Garvin Brown, Brown-Forman Corporation, based in Louisville and best known for its flagship Jack Daniel’s Whiskey, is all about values and…

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An Interview with Lisa Paul of Oclaro

Creating one culture and one team from a siloed group of acquired companies was a challenge for Lisa Paul at Oclaro, but HR made it happen. When Lisa Paul signed on to take the helm of Oclaro’s HR department after some 30 years in HR for firms like Cisco and others, she knew the company…

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An Interview with Stuart Hockridge of Align Technology

Strategic Hiring, Talent Retention and Agility Key to High-Growth Company Success Leading the HR function in a high-growth company certainly comes with its challenges. Complex business goals are dependent on talent capabilities, personnel agility, and strategic recruiting efforts. As the company powers forward, the right people are needed to support that momentum and take the organization…