Chipotle names Marissa Andrada chief human resources officer

Brian Niccol, the newly tapped CEO of Chipotle Mexican Grill, appears to be shoring up his management team with the creation of a new human resources role. The Denver-based company has hired Marissa Andrada, a former Kate Spade, and Starbucks executive, as its chief human resources officer.

The job is a newly created position. Andrada starts on April 23 and will report directly to Niccol. Andrada previously served as Kate Spade’s senior vice president of human resources and chief human resources officer. She also held senior-level human resources positions at Seattle-based Starbucks.


Groton town manager’s contract extended; human resources director promoted

Groton — Groton Town Manager John Burt will not receive the raise he requested and then withdrew, but the Town Council has extended his contract one year, added a mileage reimbursement and promoted the human resources director to give him assistant town manager duties.

Councilors said they believe Burt is dedicated to the town. Burt’s contract, which originally ran from July 5, 2017, until July 4, 2022, would be extended until 2023.


Elaine Doell Joins UNCW Staff as Assistant Vice Chancellor for Human Resources

Elaine Doell has begun work at UNCW as assistant vice chancellor for human resources. In that role, she serves as operations manager for the Office of Human Resources. She reports to Associate Vice Chancellor for Human Resources Liz Grimes.

Doell came to UNCW from East Carolina University, where she was an advanced classification and compensation consultant. Prior to that, she served as chief human resources officer for Cape Fear Community College at Plymouth State University in New Hampshire.

She earned her an M.B.A. from Plymouth State and has SHRM-SCP professional certification, as well as extensive professional training in the HR field.


Fredrik Wetterlundh Joins Sobi™ as Head of Human Resources

STOCKHOLMApril 3, 2018, /PRNewswire/ — Swedish Orphan Biovitrum AB (publ) (Sobi™) has appointed Fredrik Wetterlundh as Head of Human Resources. Fredrik will join Sobi on 9 April 2018 and be part of Sobi’s Extended Leadership Team.

 Fredrik Wetterlundh joins Sobi from Pfizer, where he held the position of Global Human Resources Lead in Pfizer’s Global Supply organisation. He has extensive international experience in leading business-driven HR organisations.
Fredrik holds a degree in HR Management from the University of Lund, SwedenGuido Oelkers, CEO and President of Sobi, sees the appointment as a valuable addition.

Unisys Names Katie Ebrahimi as Senior Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer

BLUE BELL, Pa. and DALLASApril 2, 2018,/PRNewswire/ — Unisys Corporation (NYSE: UIS) announced that Katie Ebrahimi has joined the company today as its next senior vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer.

Ebrahimi’s appointment is effective April 26. She will succeed Dave Loeser, who has served in the role for five years and is leaving Unisys effective at the end of the month.

“We look forward to working with Katie, who brings a wealth of experience in human resources and information technology to bear for Unisys,” said Altabef.


Atlas Air Worldwide Appoints Patricia Goodwin-Peters SVP of Human Resources

PURCHASE, N.Y., April 02, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Atlas Air Worldwide (Nasdaq:AAWW) has appointed Patricia Goodwin-Peters as Senior Vice President of Human Resources.

Starting today, Patricia will lead the human resources team and be responsible for providing strategic leadership through the development of human resources policies and practices that reflect the company’s values and support its strategy. Ms. Goodwin-Peters joins Atlas Air with more than 15 years of human resources experience. Most recently, she was the Head of Human Resources North America for Kate Spade & Company.


Sherwood Companies announces the appointment of Brandon Brazeel as Chief Human Resources Officer.

Sherwood Companies announces the appointment of Brandon Brazeel as Chief Human Resources Officer.  Brazeel will lead the people strategy, focused on differentiating Sherwood within the construction industry.

Brazeel has over 20 years of management experience in different industries and has been a leader in the Human Resource field the last 11 years.  He received a B.S. in Management and a MBA from Oklahoma State University.  He has earned the Senior Professional in Human Resources (SPHR) and the Society for Human Resource Management Senior Certified Professional (SHRM-SCP) certifications.


New Pittsburgh director of human resources and civil services appointed

City council has approved a new director of human resources and civil service for the City of Pittsburgh.

Janet Manuel becomes the new director, appointed by Mayor Bill Peduto, according to a news release.

“I am honored that Janet Manuel has agreed to serve the employees and residents of this City. Director Manuel has a bold vision for a modern Department of Human Resources and Civil Service that will work in the best interest of all of our employees, ” said Mayor Peduto in a prepared statement


Number of civil servants in Malaysia will not be reduced

According to Bernama, the Dewan Rakyat was told that the Malaysian government is satisfied with the current number of civil servants and has no plans to reduce it.

In fact, a minister in the Prime Minister’s Department Datuk Joseph Entulu Belaun said the government also disagreed with claims by certain quarters that there were too many civil servants in the country by comparing Malaysia with other countries. He said:”Actually, the percentage or ratio used as a comparison is like comparing an apple and an orange because (the country’s) policemen and soldiers are also included in the number of civil servants.”


Rider’s human resources program ranked nationally and locally

Rider University’s human resource management major was recently ranked as a top program in the U.S. and New Jersey by College Factual, a leading source of college data analytics and insights with a strong focus on student outcomes.

Rider earned the 20th spot among 135 ranked colleges throughout the U.S. and came in at No. 3 in New Jersey. In addition to its academic rigor, the program was noted for its early career graduates earning approximately 15 percent higher than the national average.