Meet BMS’s D&I Director, ActiveCampaign’s CPO, CWT’s VP of HR, and more
New appointments include Kameswara (Kames) Natakusumah as Head of Indonesia, and Head of Corporate Risk & Broking (CRB) in Indonesia for Willis Towers Watson.
Here are the main promotions and job changes in the world of HR.
Pamela Fisher is the new Director of Diversity and Inclusion at Bristol Myers Squibb
Pharmaceutical company Bristol Myers Squibb (BMS) has appointed Pamela Fisher as Director of Diversity and Inclusion, effective November 21, 2021. She brings more than 20 years of D&I experience, as well as skills in global strategy, partnerships, philanthropy, government relations and business growth.
“Pam joins our company as we move forward in our commitment to increasing health equity, further strengthening our diversity and shaping our culture of inclusion,” said Giovanni Caforio, MD, Chairman of the Board and CEO, BMS.
The appointment will allow Fisher to drive BMS’s global diversity and inclusion business strategy, including advancing the company’s five key diversity commitments, eight business and human resources groups (PBRGs), and its board. Diversity Inclusion Global.
Fisher, of his new role, said: “BMS is a company that understands the value and impact of having a workforce that reflects the patients and communities we serve and a culture of inclusion. and belonging where everyone’s unique perspectives can collectively drive greater innovation and healthcare. That’s why I’m excited to join the BMS team to continue advancing our D&I strategy, meeting the changing needs of patients and generate more equitable and sustainable health outcomes around the world.
Previously, Fisher worked at Johnson & Johnson where she served as Head of Global Strategy and Partnerships for Diversity, Equity and Inclusion. Most recently, she led the launch of an evidence-based D&I strategy that helped grow the business by reaching diverse, multicultural patients and consumers.
Michael Rico is ActiveCampaign’s first-ever CPO
ActiveCampaign, a leader in customer experience automation, has named Michael Rico as its first chief human resources officer. Beginning in December 2021, he will lead the Talent Acquisition and Business Partnerships teams, champion DEI, advance learning and development, and foster an award-winning work culture for the organization.
Previously, Rico was at Salesforce, where he spent over a decade aligning enterprise HR with the specific needs of each team member across the globe, and led a team of regional HR Business Partners. . Previously, he also held senior human resource positions at Gap Inc. and Old Navy.
Commenting on the nomination, Jason VandeBoom, Founder and CEO, ActiveCampaignsaid, “To be a customer-obsessed organization, we must first be an employee-obsessed organization.
“As we continue to scale beyond the 150,000 customers and 1,000 employees we currently have, welcoming Michael as ActiveCampaign’s first ever Director of Human Resources is the next step in our journey to continue investing and the commitment of each employee. Their passion for DEI and learning and development were essential in our search for this role.”
Sharing his thoughts on the new role, Rico said: “I believe that a positive employee experience is a key ingredient to the success of any business.
“That’s why I’m thrilled to join ActiveCampaign, as the company truly values its employees and has been repeatedly recognized for its top-notch culture. I look forward to advancing all facets of the employee experience. , DEI’s employee development initiatives for the acquisition and retention of top talent, and more.”
CWT appoints Rachael Sullivan as Vice President of Human Resources
As of February 2, 2022, Rachael Sullivan has served as CWT’s Vice President of Human Resources. Sullivan will be based in Minneapolis, USA and will report to Consuelo Corridori, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for the Business-to-Business Employee Travel Management Platform (B2B4E).
Entering her new role with over 20 years in HR leadership roles and over 10 years of partnering with senior executives, Rachael will be the global HR business partner for CWT’s finance and business teams, helping them to strengthen further their organizational skills. , and implement effective human strategies.
“As travel continues to pick up, attracting and retaining talent is at the top of our agenda,” Corridori explained.
“At the same time, we are focused on creating a culture that fosters new ideas and innovation, and keeps our teams around the world motivated and inspired to deliver the best experience for our customers. Rachael has an impressive track record in helping large organizations implement HR programs that drive change and accelerate business performance, and I’m thrilled to have her join our team.”
Prior to CWT, Sullivan was Senior Director of Human Resources at Medtronic, where she provided human resources leadership at multiple locations in the United States and Europe, as well as partnerships with teams in various Asia-Pacific markets, including including China. Prior to Medtronic, Rachael held human resources leadership positions at Accellent and Boston Scientific Corporation.
Danya Reinsfield joins The Access Group as Head of Sales
The Access Group, a provider of business management software for small and medium-sized businesses, has appointed Danya Reinsfield as Head of Sales, Accountants, effective December 2021. Based in Sydney, Reinsfield will be responsible for The Access Group market. activities for the accountants practice management portfolio and will be part of the APAC leadership team.
In a 32-year career, Reinsfield joined Wolters Kluwer, where she was Director of APAC Sales, providing software, research and learning solutions for accounting, corporate and legal markets across the region. . At Wolters Kluwer as part of the APAC leadership team, Reinsfield was responsible for executing multiple GTM strategies across transactional, channel and subscription revenue streams for clients in highly competitive industries.
Upon his appointment, Reinsfield said, “I look forward to this exciting new role where I can help professional businesses adopt best practices and grow the Access brand as one of the leading software services partners for Australian businesses.”
In addition to Reinsfield’s appointment, The Access Group also welcomed Lee-anne Knight as Head of Customer Success, APAC, and Evan Puzey as Head of Sales, Financial Management, APAC.
Knight joins The Access Group after an 11-year career at Salesforce, where she developed and oversaw the regional growth strategy for APAC, while Puzey, after joining the organization from the UK in 2017, returned to Australia. to support The Access Group’s growth in the region. Puzey also brings over 25 years of business development and growth experience in the supply chain and logistics industries.
Kerry Agiasotis, President, The Access Group, APACshared, “We have reached monumental milestones for The Access Group this year, so I am delighted to extend the talent we have within our existing team for continued growth and expansion. They bring a dynamic combination of breadth of experience and depth of knowledge in key industries and distribution markets in the APAC region.”
WTW appoints Kameswara Natakusumah as head of Indonesia and head of corporate risk and brokerage
WTW, a global advisory, brokerage and solutions company, announced on January 6, 2022 the appointment of Kameswara (Kames) Natakusumah as Head of Indonesia and Head of Corporate Risk & Broking (CRB). With more than 24 years of industry experience, Kames replaces Luke Ware, who was recently appointed Head of Enterprise Risk and Brokerage in Asia.
Based in Jakarta, Kames will provide customer-focused solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits and cultivate talent to strengthen and protect organizations across the archipelago. He will also work closely with business leaders across the company to bring all of WTW’s services and solutions to customers to support their businesses in Indonesia.
Prior to joining WTW, he was a senior technical advisor at PT Marsh Indonesia. Previously, he also spent the last three years in several tech start-ups in Indonesia, including PT Lifepal Technologies Indonesia, and most recently as CEO of PT Kaltimex Mobiol Indonesia, leading its business operations in Indonesia. .
Commenting on the appointment of Kames, Clare Muhiudeen, Asia Manager, WTWsaid, “Kames has extensive experience in the Indonesian market, including in the country’s insurance industry, and is well positioned to lead our business in its future growth and market strategy in Indonesia.
Luke Ware, Asia CRB Manager, WTWadded: “As the country continues its recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic, we want to help businesses in Indonesia to sustainably manage the impacts of climate change, interconnected risks, digitalization and the transition to a low-carbon economy. carbon emissions.
“We are delighted to have Kames join us and use his extensive network and industry experience to help companies through this transformation and transition.”
Image / Supplied (LR): Pamela Fisher, Director of Diversity and Inclusion, BMS; Kameswara (Kames) Natakusumah, Head of Indonesia, and Head of Corporate Risk and Brokerage (CRB) Indonesia, WTW, and Rachael Sullivan, Vice President of Human Resources, CWT.
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