You might not have made decisions about what the future of your organization looks like, but you do need to be prepared to manage that next phase. Whether it’s returning to the workplace, remaining remote or a blended model, how do you come to conclusions about the best ways of working? What are the critical skills needed for your organization to thrive and how can you build them into your workforce? Redesigning talent practices, from global job hierarchies to performance management, for a more fluid and adaptive workforce will enable you to truly unlock the potential of your people.
Joan McGrail, CHRO, New Balance Athletics
Joan McGrail is a proven Human Resources executive with extensive experience in all facets of the department. She assumed her current role, Chief Human Resource Officer for New Balance Athletics, Inc., in May of 2020 and currently oversees all global HR operations for the company’s 8,200 worldwide employees.
Joan is responsible for leading her team’s strategic HR planning and execution, with particular focus on diversity and inclusion; organizational effectiveness; talent development; culture enrichment, and HR operation data and analytics. She promotes agility and innovation, striving to unlock new ways of working that will transform the organization.