Here are the latest people moves in the HR technology industry
HR solution provider ADP has promoted Jessica Zhang to the role of senior vice president, Asia Pacific Region. Zhang will be based in Singapore, where she will be responsible for developing talent, expanding the company’s regional footprint and accelerating the introduction and growth of new solutions in the region. In her new role, she will join ADP’s senior leadership team. Zhang joined ADP in 2007 as vice president of finance and accounting for China.
HR credentialing and learning organization HRCI announced the addition of Dr. Janet L. Walsh to its board of directors. Walsh is president and CEO of Birchtree Global, a workforce training and research consultancy with clients in all 50 states and 81 countries. She also served in top HR roles at Minerals Technologies, Mead Corp. and financial services entity S.W.I.F.T.
HR and compliance solutions provider Mineral has hired Chris Lanier as its new chief technology officer. The former EVP of engineering at BetterWorks, Lanier is charged with growing the engineering team and helping Mineral become a “product-led growth company,” according to a news release from the company.
Matt van Geldere is the new and first chief people officer at Thunes, a global B2B payments company that currently supports 79 currencies and enables payments to 130 countries, the company announced this week. In this role, van Geldere will lead Thunes’ global human resources strategy, including talent acquisition, training and leadership development, and building and maintaining company culture, diversity and inclusion. The Singapore-based organization anticipates a period of rapid growth.
Risk service provider Sigma7 appointed Jodi Cheek as its vice president of HR, a new role for the firm. Cheek will design and implement new HR development processes and oversee a collaborative culture across Sigma7’s core companies, including Paragon Risk Engineering, RWH Myers and Intelligence Fusion. Prior to joining Sigma7, Cheek was North American HR director at Descours & Cabaud, a French global construction materials distributor.
Recruiting tech company Wedge has added Kelly Hoppesch as head of sales and customer success. Before joining Wedge, Hoppesch helped to grow revenue at LinkedIn, Glassdoor and CareerBuilder. Most recently, she advised Comparably, a workplace culture and corporate brand reputation platform provider. “Kelly has an amazing understanding of our industry, the problems Wedge solves, the companies we support and the relationships we’re looking to build,” said Matt Baxter, CEO of Wedge.