Search Resume Examples

Djo Global 1b Orthopedic Medical Device Developer And Manufacturer - Executive Vice President Global Human Resources Resume Example

Ellie Russell
X XXXXX, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677
Professional Summary

Experienced, seasoned Business Partner and Human Resources Executive with more than 35 years diverse industry experience with a successful track record of applying HR strategies and innovations to drive strategic company initiatives and goals.  


Talent Management Staffing & Recruitment

Effective Onboarding & Outboarding Employee Relations & Engagement

Executive Development & Leadership Coaching Cultural Integration & Change Management

Core Value System Development Organizational Design and Effectiveness

Succession Planning & Management

Executive Vice President Global Human Resources, CHRO Jul 2007Apr 2015 DJO Global ($1B+ Orthopedic Medical Device Developer and Manufacturer) Vista , CA
  • Member of the executive leadership team reporting to the CEO, key business partner to all executive business and functional leaders accountable for all Global Human Resources strategies, programs and company-wide initiatives.
  • Built a comprehensive, talent management program and company-wide philosophy which included the development of core leadership and and executive competencies, an integrated performance management system, retention, succession planning, quarterly talent reviews and employee development planning at all levels. Reported quarterly to Board of Directors.
  • Designed and facilitated a global core-value system that led to the successful cultural and operational integration of over 15 diverse businesses into 1 global organization.
  • Developed and led implementation of a world-wide employee engagement program that focused on high impact employee and company performance. 
  • Achieved ongoing savings of over $3M by negotiating favorable terms for domestic benefit programs.
  • Worked closely with the Compensation Committee of the Board to ensure total reward programs and philosophy were in line with overall business strategic objectives. 
Senior Vice President Worldwide Human Resources May 2001Jun 2007 Magellan GPS ($500M Consumer Electronics Developer and Manufacturer) Santa Clara, CA
  • Senior Executive reporting to the Chief Executive Officer responsible for all world-wide HR strategies and programs. 
  • Partnered with all senior executive teams to develop and execute global HR directions that provided ongoing input into the company-wide business goals and objectives.
  • Provided executive coaching to all key business unit and functional leaders.
  • Developed an integrated online performance management system which provided nested objective setting and tracking worldwide.
  • Implemented a world-wide staffing model to support growth and expansion into European and Asian markets.
Vice President Human Resources, CAO Feb 2000Apr 2001 PCTEL ($100M Research & Development Company of Internet Access Devices) Milpitas, CA
  • Established, planned and directed all aspects of the company's world-wide strategies, policies initiatives and programs for human resources, facilities, information technology, purchasing, safety and security.
  • Coached and counseled CEO and the Business Unit Executives and their teams in all areas of Global HR, Organizational Effectiveness and Cultural Integration.
  • Manage the relationship between the Board of Directors and the Executive Management Team. Provided information and recommendations to the Compensation Committee of the Board.
  • Implemented a comprehensive recruitment and development strategy that supported PCTEL to be named 2nd Fastest Growing Company in Silicon Valley in 2000. 
Vice President Corporate Human Resources/ Pharmaceutical Services Business Partner Aug 1997Feb 2000 McKesson HBOC, Inc. ($35B Fortune 40 Pharma/HealthCare Supply Co.) San Francisco, CA
  • Provided executive business partner support by providing coaching and counseling to the President and Co-CEO of McKesson HBOC in addition to the Group Presidents of each of the business units within the Pharmaceutical Services Businesses (PSB).
  • Managed and Directed the HR strategies, programs and innovative business solutions within this strategic division. The PSB was made up of eight separate business units ranging from Supply Chain,Biotechnology, Call Center Support, Information and Data Warehousing and Disbursement. Directed and coached a staff of 30 multinational professional.
  • Directed the Corporate HR functions including Employment, Organizational Effectiveness, Employee Relations, EEO/AA/Diversity, HR Operations, Employee Communications, Facilities and Administrative Services.
  • Developed and implemented a senior executive succession planning process that focused not only on skills and competencies but also future business strategies within McKesson.
  • Led the Change Management activity for Steering Committee for both PeopleSoft and Six Sigma Quality Implementation teams.
  • Served on the Board of Directors of the McKesson Community Foundation and Political Action Committee
Various HR Positions Jun 1980May 1997 Additional Work History 1997 - 94   Senior Director, Human Resources/ World-Wide Staffing
Quantum Corporation
1994 - 93   Associate Director, HR  
Genentech, Inc.
1993 - 91   Dir. Staffing, HR Serv. & Retail  
Charles Schwab 
1991 - 84   Zone HR, Mgr. Corp HR, AHRM
Pepsico Inc/ Taco Bell
1984 - 83   HR Manager, HQ Employment  
Hertz Corporation
1983 - 81   Personnel Director  
Florasynth, Inc.
1981 - 80   Compensation Analyst          
Cornell Medical College
Bachelor of Arts: Psychology/Philosophy St. John's University/ Cathedral College Douglaston, NY
Community Service
Board of Directors,  Vista Community Clinic - Current
Board of Trustees,   Vista Community Clinic - 2008 - 2013
Volunteer,   Marine Corp Scholarship Foundation 2008 - 2015
Member, Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) 
Member, Human Resources Executive Forum
Member, California Strategic Human Resources Partnership 
Member, Norther California Human Resources Association 
Profile Magazine ; July 2013 - Article on dealing with "HealthCare Reform as Employer and Provider"
Talent Management; February 2011 - "Establishing HR Centers of Excellence to Drive Integration of Core Company Values"
Thomson Reuter/Aspatore: 2011 {Inside The Minds Series} , Leveraging HR Metrics
"Keep Them Simple, Focused and Easy To Use"
Love this resume?

Resume Details

This is a real resume for a Executive Vice President Global Human Resources in Laguna Niguel, California with experience working for such companies as Djo Global 1b Orthopedic Medical Device Developer And Manufacturer, Magellan Gps 500m Consumer Electronics Developer And Manufacturer, Pctel 100m Research & Development Company Of Internet Access Devices. This is one of the hundreds of Executive Vice President Global Human Resources resumes available on our site for free. Use these resumes as templates to get help creating the best Executive Vice President Global Human Resources resume.

Previous Companies:

  • DJO Global 1B Orthopedic Medical Device Developer and Manufacturer
  • Magellan GPS 500M Consumer Electronics Developer and Manufacturer
  • PCTEL 100M Research & Development Company of Internet Access Devices

Previous Job Positions:

  • Executive Vice President Global Human Resources
  • CHRO
  • Senior Vice President Worldwide Human Resources
  • Vice President Human Resources
  • CAO


  • St. John's University/ Cathedral College

Level of Education:

  • Bachelor of Arts

The Easiest Way to Create a Professional Resume.

Create a job-winning resume in minutes.

create your resume

Similar Resumes

View More

Administrative Assis...

El Paso, Texas

Companies Worked For:

Providence Memorial Hospital, Tornillo Independent...

Vice President Human...

Altamont, New York

Companies Worked For:

Trustco Bank

CAO Shift Manager

Groton, Connecticut

Companies Worked For:

Foxwoods Resort and Casino, The Bank of Mystic

Director of Nursing

San Antonio, Texas

Companies Worked For:

Kidney Treatment Center West Dr Bruce Brockway, Ki...


Woburn, Massachusetts

Companies Worked For:

EVOO Restaurant, Starbucks, WCVB TV

Manager of Lincoln C...

Lincoln, Nebraska

Companies Worked For:

Lincoln Industries Lincoln Chrome, Lincoln Industr...


Columbia, Missouri

Companies Worked For:

Mid America Harley Davidson, Banner Resturant

Home Health Aid

Bellerose, New York

Companies Worked For:

Company Name, Panera Bread Co, Securitas Security...

Get Started on Your Job-winning Resume Today!

Get all the help you need to create a professional resume in minutes. Includes thousands of pre-written examples for hundreds of jobs.

create your resume
Get Started on Your Job-winning Resume Today!