Ҵý Appoints Sean Radford Vice President, Human Resources Business Partner

CHICAGO, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --Ҵý today announced the appointment of Sean Radford to vice president, Human Resources Business Partner. In this role, Sean will be responsible for developing talent solutions and a human capital strategy for Ҵý's six Zones in the U.S., and will report to Liz Aguinaga, senior vice president and Chief Human Resources Officer.

Ҵý appoints Sean Radford to vice president, Human Resources Business Partner.

"Sean's proven track record of developing high-performing teams, combined with his excellent collaboration and strong leadership skills, make him well suited to partner with Ҵý's Worldwide Field Operations area," Aguinaga said. "This high-performing area of the company understands that talent development is a critical differentiator for the company, and Sean's background in these areas will allow Ҵý to attract, grow and retain the talent needed to win in the marketplace."

Sean joined Ҵý in 2014 as director in HR's Talent and Leadership Development team, where he was responsible for developing and driving Ҵý's talent and leadership strategy. Prior to Ҵý, Sean held leadership positions at several Fortune 500 companies, both leading business operations and leadership development functions.

Sean holds a bachelor of arts degree in law and society from the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a master's in learning and organizational change from Northwestern University.

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