Hanold Associates Retained for Multiple Chief HR Officer Searches

Hanold Associates, a boutique retained executive search firm, is leading multiple Chief Human Resources Officer searches for industry leaders Mylan, Remitly, Wilton Brands and Visteon.


Hanold Associates has been retained for Chief Human Resources Officer searches for Mylan, Remitly (Bezos-backed), Wilton Brands and Visteon.


Coming out of a record-breaking year of human resources searches at all levels, Hanold Associates has launched into 2018 with multiple Chief Human Resources Officer searches.


Mylan is a global pharmaceutical company committed to setting new standards in healthcare. Working together around the world to provide seven billion people access to high quality medicine, Mylan innovates to satisfy unmet needs; make reliability and service excellence a habit; do what’s right, not what’s easy and impact the future through passionate global leadership. The company offers a growing portfolio of more than 2,700 generic and branded pharmaceuticals, including antiretroviral therapies on which approximately 50 percent of those treated for HIV/AIDS worldwide depend. Mylan has a portfolio of more than 7,500 generic and branded pharmaceuticals and markets its products in more than 165 countries and territories.


The Chief Human Relations Officer (CHRO) for Mylan will report to Heather Bresch, Mylan’s chief executive officer (CEO). The CHRO will be a key part of the global executive team and will lead enterprise-wide HR strategy in close collaboration with the leadership team and board of directors. This leader will take human resources at Mylan to the next level by developing workforce plans and strategies that will ensure Mylan’s workforce is ready for the future.


Remitly is the largest independent digital remittance company headquartered in the United States, transferring nearly $4 billion in annualized volume from its customers in the United States, United Kingdom, Australia and Canada to loved ones throughout the world. The company’s proprietary global transfer network includes its easy-to-use mobile app, which makes the process of sending money faster, easier, more transparent and less costly by eliminating the forms, codes, agents, extra time and fees typical of the traditional, century-old money transfer process. Remitly’s vison is to transform the lives of immigrants and their families by providing the most trusted financial services on the planet.


Remitly is backed by industry-leading investors, including Naspers, the World Bank’s International Finance Corporation (IFC), Silicon Valley Bank, Stripes Group, DFJ, DN Capital, QED Investors, Trilogy Equity Partners, Bezos Expeditions, Founders’ Co-Op and Tomorrow Ventures.


The company is headquartered in Seattle, Washington and has more than 600 employees in four locations (Seattle, London, Managua and Manila).


Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and Co-founder, Matt Oppenheimer, Remitly’s Chief People Officer (CPO) will serve as a crucial member of Remitly’s executive team and be instrumental in operationalizing Remitly’s cultural values across the company’s global footprint.


Wilton Brands, LLC., (“Wilton”) is a market leader in the bakeware and food industries. The company is owned primarily by TowerBrook Capital Partners, a premier private equity firm with approximately $8 billion under management.


For over 87 years, Wilton has provided world-class inspiration, unique and effective instruction and education and innovative products that ensure consumer success. Wilton has the number one market share position in cake decorating and bakeware and offers the industry’s most comprehensive and innovative selection of sweet-treat-making products.


Reporting to the Wilton’s CEO, Sue Buchta, the SVP, People & Culture is the Chief Human Resources leader for the company. This person will be a critical member of the executive team and partner to each of the business units and global geographies. Translating Wilton’s growth strategy into the appropriate organizational structure, processes and cultural behaviors will be a key expectation of the role.


Visteon is a global automotive electronic supplier at the epicenter of the connected car driving revolution with one of the broadest cockpit electronics portfolios in the industry. Visteon designs, engineers and manufactures innovative cockpit electronics products and connected car solutions for the world’s major vehicle manufacturers. They also supply embedded multimedia and smartphone connectivity software solutions to the global automotive industry.


Visteon spun off from the Ford Motor Company in 2000 and has expanded business to other vehicle manufacturers, now working with all the major automakers worldwide.


Headquartered in Van Buren Township, Michigan, Visteon has more than 10,000 employees and presence in 19 countries. Visteon had sales of $3.16 billion in 2016.


Reporting to the President and Chief Executive Officer, Sachin Lawande, Visteon’s Chief Human Resources Officer will be instrumental in leading Visteon’s transformation from a traditional automotive supplier to a leading technology supplier to the automotive industry utilizing software-based technology and cloud-based tools.


Hanold Associates is a boutique retained executive search firm specializing in recruiting HR leaders, serving clients such as Live Nation Entertainment, Patagonia, REI, Nike, UFC, Hanna Andersson, Electronic Arts, Marvin Companies, Tyson, Fiat-Chrysler, Godiva, eBay, Northwestern University, Fossil, Carnival Corporation, Kohler, Great Place to Work, Silicon Valley Bank, Wikimedia, Northwestern Medicine, Visteon, Laureate Education and Vail Resorts among others.


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