Deb is responsible for developing organization wide talent strategies that align with and enable organizational culture. Driving transformational imperatives focused on maximizing performance excellence, enabling individual and Team development, ensuring an environment of diversity and inclusion, and building Team member capabilities for business success. In this role, Deb provides thought leadership, strategy, tools and programs designed to differentiate Talent at Tyson. Areas of responsibility include: Talent Acquisition, Organizational Culture and Team Effectiveness, Team member Engagement, Diversity and Inclusion, Performance and Talent Management, and Succession Planning.
Prior to joining Tyson Foods, Deb was Vice President of Human Resources at Mark Anthony Brands- The Mike’s Hard Lemonade Company. In that capacity, she led the HR function for the North American organization during a transformational time, providing overall talent strategy and execution on all aspects of organizational effectiveness, change management, organizational design, and employee development, as well as ensuring efficiency and consistency of HR activities. Prior to that role, Deb served as Director of Talent Intimacy at The Hillshire Brands Co. and its predecessor company Sara Lee. As part of Global Novations Inc. (a Korn Ferry company), Deb spent 12 years consulting on performance improvement, talent, leadership, and organizational development for companies, including Capital One, Michael Kors, Kohler, Nike, and Boeing. Deb grew up in the UK and earned her degree at King Ecgbert College in Sheffield, England. She holds multiple certifications including MBTI, Big Five, PDI, DISC and Master Certifications in multiple Leadership Programs and is also a Graduate of the LINC Global Institute of Leadership Development.
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