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People Moves: January 2019

By Rick Bell

Jan. 22, 2019

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Kelley Cornish

TD Bank named Kelley Cornish head of global diversity and inclusion. Cornish will expand the bank’s efforts to promote diversity throughout the U.S. and Canada, implementing and delivering its enterprise D&I strategy, with a focus on building and measuring workforce representation and extending accountability for inclusion across the organization. Cornish joined TD in 2017

Susan Eisma

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Merlin Entertainments named Susan Eisma as human resources director for Legoland New York Resort. Eisma, a native of the village of Florida, New York, will lead the HR strategy for Legoland New York Resort as it prepares to recruit, hire and train 1,300 employees — many of them from the surrounding area. Eisma was previously VP of HR at Patina Restaurant Group.

Mike Fergusonpeople moves hr promotions

BPO provider TaskUs named Mike Ferguson its first chief people officer. Ferguson will play a crucial role in building the company’s reputation as a “people first” employer as the company continues to expand globally. Ferguson brings two decades of experience in HR strategies and programs for international organizations. He comes to TaskUs from Chipotle Mexican Grill, where he was head of people support.

Carey Martinpeople moves hr promotions

Whirlpool Corp. named Carey Martin as vice president of global human resources. Martin will succeed David Binkley as chief human resources officer in 2019. Martin joined Whirlpool in 2013 as vice president of human resources for the North America region. Martin will report directly to Whirlpool CEO Marc Bitzer.

Amy Smithpeople moves hr promotions

Real estate investment company The Laramar Group named Amy Smith as vice president of human resources. Smith will develop and implement Laramar Group’s HR strategy for its 600 employees over multiple states and oversee all talent acquisition for multiple markets.

people moves hr promotionsJudith Michelle Williams

SAP SE named Judith Michelle Williams head of people sustainability and chief diversity and inclusion officer. Williams will grow SAP’s D&I strategy to fuel innovation and engagement and to drive business success and lead business health and diversity and inclusion, which focuses on gender intelligence, cross-generational intelligence, culture and identity, and differently abled people.

Also read: People Moves, November 2018

Also read: People Moves, September 2018

To be considered for People Moves, email a brief announcement and a high-resolution color photo to Include People Moves in the subject line.

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

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