Staffing Management

People Moves: November 2019

By Rick Bell

Nov. 22, 2019

Kori S. Carew

Law firm Seyfarth Shaw LLP has named Kori S. Carew as chief inclusion and diversity officer. In this newly created role, Carew is responsible for advancing Seyfarth’s in clusion and diversity strategy and accelerating its existing portfolio of programs and external partnerships. Carew previously was director of strategic diversity initiatives at joins from Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP.

Dondi Dix
Insurance firm Lockton named Dondi Dix as its new senior vice president-chief people officer. In this newly created executive-level position, Dix will focus on strengthening Lockton’s human capital strategy to continue attracting and developing top talent. Dix will also partner with all offices across Lockton to enhance the company’s LocktonLife program.

Stephanie Payne

Food-services company Sodexo named Stephanie Payne as chief human resources officer for North America. Payne most recently was the head of human resources, Americas region, for the ABB Group, a Swiss multinational company. Before that she held human resources roles for Eaton Corp. and Visteon. Payne is a graduate of Spelman College in Atlanta and Ohio Northern University, where she received a law degree.

Stevens J. Sainte-Rose

Surterra Wellness named Stevens J. Sainte-Rose as chief human resources officer and as a member of its executive leadership team. Sainte-Rose will lead Surterra’s global human resources and be responsible for developing and executing human resources strategy in support of the company’s overall business plan and strategic direction.

Frank Steinert

Consumer-goods company Henkel named Frank Steinert as senior vice president, head of human resources North America. He also will serve as a member of Henkel’s North American leadership team. Steinert will be based at Henkel’s Consumer Goods North American headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut.

Carlecia Wright

Tech startup BiasSync named Carlecia Wright as vice president, business development. Wright will report to CEO and co-founder Michele Ruiz and will be based in Houston. Wright has served as chief diversity officer for the city of Houston and was appointed by the mayor as city department director for the Office of Business Opportunity and served on the Harvey Recovery Executive Team.

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Rick Bell is Workforce’s editorial director. For comments or questions email

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