“A” Player Human Capital Leadership
By Hunt Executive Search, Inc.
Upcoming Industry Events
Join us as we explore the new normal and future state of how People, Process, & Technology come together to help best in class companies Recruit, Develop, and Retain the Next Generation of Talent. Panelists/Speakers include:
Joe Hunt, LeaderShift Architect, Hunt Executive Search
Casey Keller, President Wrigley Americas, Mars
Roberto Marques, President North America, Mondelez
Todd Tillemans, President Customer Development, Unilever
Saturday July 30, 2016 @ 10:30 AM – White Sulphur Springs, WV
The Network of Executive Women’s Executive Leaders Forum is an invitation-only event that assembles the top senior executives in consumer products and retail. It explores how gender equality benefits our industry and offers personal and professional strategies from leading industry executives.
July 26-28 – Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Hunt Executive Search Managing Partner, Joe Hunt and Principal, Heather Whaley (Enactus alumna) have been selected to serve as judges at the prestigious Enactus World Cup. This annual event provides a showcase for student, business, and academic leaders to spark innovation, collaborate on global initiatives, and celebrate cultural diversity. To learn more about Enactus click here.
September 28-30 – Toronto, Canada
To arrange a meeting with Joe Hunt or Heather Whaley at these events please contact Cyndi Johnson. cjohnson@HuntSearch.com
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People on the Move
Ulf Schneider, currently CEO of Fresenius Group, will replace Paul Bulcke as CEO of Nestlé in April of 2017. Bulcke will assume the role of Chairman of the Board.
Sam Eldessouky was named Chief Accounting Officer for Valeant. Before joining Valeant, he was Chief Accounting Officer at Tyco.
Hanesbrands CEO Richard Noll is stepping down in October. Noll will be succeeded by Hanes COO Gerald Evans.
Johnson & Johnson’s longtime investor relations head, Louise Mehrotra, is retiring in January.
Pamela Gill Alabaster was appointed to lead Revlon’s Global Corporate Communications and Corporate Social Responsibility function. Alabaster joins Revlon from Estée Lauder.
Azelis welcomed Thijs Bakker as CFO. Bakker previously worked for over 15 years with AkzoNobel in the Netherlands.
Helene F. Rutledge has been tapped to be New Avon’s Chief Innovation Officer. Prior to joining New Avon, Rutledge was VP-R&D for Nature’s Bounty, Inc.
Stephanie Smart was named VP-Global Indirect Procurement by Estée Lauder. She previously held leadership roles at Pepsico, Diageo, and Kodak.
Raphaël Grange has been appointed as the GM of Alterna Haircare. Grange brings 13 years of experience after successful tenures in leadership positions at P&G and Henkel.
Jane Hamilton Nielsen is replacing Robert Madore as CFO for Ralph Lauren. Nielsen joins Ralph Lauren by way of Coach.
Marc-Alexandre Risch was appointed to the role of Chief Retail Officer for L’Oréal USA.
Arun Sirdeshmukh has been appointed head of Amazon India’s fashion portfolio. Sirdeshmukh co-founded Fashionara and previously worked at Reliance Retail.
Robert Long has been appointed Vice President & Chief Information Officer for Del Monte. Long joins Del Monte from Big Heart Pet Brands.
Virginia L. Vega, Ph.D. was hired by Sente to be VP of R&D and Physician Education. Most recently, Dr. Vega was with SkinMedica, an Allergan company.
Scott Usitalo, President of Kimberly-Clark’s family care business in North America, was named the company’s next CMO.
Henkel has signed an agreement to acquire The Sun Products Corporation, from a fund of Vestar Capital Partners. The transaction is valued at around $3.6 billion.
Danone has entered into a definitive merger agreement with WhiteWave Foods to acquire its shares in an all-cash transaction representing a total enterprise value of roughly $12.5 billion.
SC Johnson has signed an agreement to acquire Babyganics. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
Apollo Global Management will acquire Diamond Resorts International for $30.25 per share, for a total value of roughly $2.2 billion.
Impax announced that it has signed definitive agreements with Teva and Allergan for the acquisition of a broad portfolio of generic products for an aggregate purchase price of $586 million.
Microsoft announced it would acquire LinkedIn. The deal is an all-cash transaction valued at $26.2 billion.
Ecolab Inc. has made a binding offer to acquire Laboratoires Anios. Anios has a presence in more than 85 countries and sales of approximately $245 million in 2015.
Hershey’s unanimously rejected a preliminary takeover bid of $107 per share from Mondelez.
Armaly Brands, owner of Brillo, has acquired the Cameo, Snobol and Parsons brands and assets from Church & Dwight.
Revlon will acquire all outstanding shares of Elizabeth Arden for $14.00 per share in cash, representing an enterprise value of approximately $870 million.
Dr. Reddy’s Laboratories agreed to buy 8 generic drugs from Teva & Allergan for $350 million in cash to bolster its US business.
Moberg Pharma AB has signed an agreement to acquire three properties from Prestige Brands, including New Skin, Fiber Choice, and PediaCare OTC. The deal is valued at $40 million.
Medtronic will buy HeartWare International for $1.1 billion to bolster heart-failure product offerings.
The U.S. GMO Food Labeling Bill passed the Senate by a vote of 63-30. The bi-partisan bill is expected to be approved by The House, and will set a nationwide standard for GMO labeling.
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Watch for Joe Hunt’s new book Enterprise GPS ‐ Seven Levels of LeaderShift to be released in 2016.