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Managing Through Change – HR Transformation Challenges and Solutions

Hosted by: Northeastern University

HR transformation is central to many an HR strategy these days. An informative ChapmanCG HR roundtable co-hosted by Jane Moyer, Northeastern University in Boston, saw 20 senior HR leaders come together to discuss the how, when and whys of how to manage through periods of change.
A special thank you to Mark Huselid Distinguished Professor of Workforce Analytics Northeastern University, Joanne Valente of Allegro MicroSystems, Kristin Eckelkamp of BMC Software, Art Wood of Cabot Corporation, Will Baas of Comcast, Rick Lyman, Nigel Hurst, Atul Joshi of Novartis, Jill Vichi, Dantaya Williams and Tara St-Pierre of Pratt & Whitney, Jay Blackington, Linda Strazdins, Anand Sud, Deborah Peirce and the ChapmanCG team including Stefanie Cross-Wilson, Neal Walters and Alan Mait.
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Alan Mait is a Managing Director with ChapmanCG based in the United States. He is a trained barrister-at-law with 14 years’ executive search and recruitment experience spanning North America, Latin America, Asia and the United Kingdom.

Today, Alan is responsible for executive search for ChapmanCG’s top clients across the Americas region. Within the United States, Alan has led successful searches for global, regional and country level HR generalist and specialist roles nationwide. Prior to joining ChapmanCG, Alan worked in Hong Kong with a boutique retained search firm.

Throughout his career, Alan has learned the value of cultivating, maintaining and enhancing relationships with senior business leaders and offering credible and accurate market information to aid key hiring decisions. His successes have fuelled a desire to keep learning and to appreciate the unique challenges inherent in each hiring process.

A keen sportsman, Alan spends most of his spare time in the boxing ring or gym and enjoys the occasional stroll around a golf course.

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