An HR Leader, consultant, and change agent with over 30+ years of HR generalist experience and serving on senior leaderships teams while reporting to CEO’s and Owners during the last 15 years. Stephen Battalia has led HR departments in 3 countries ranging from 10 to 100 HR team associates. During his CHRO tenure he managed major projects involving : leadership development, change management, succession planning, executive compensation, sales bonus design, HRIS implementations (SAP, Success factors,Workday) Union negotiations and partnerships, Benefits design and management, and developing compelling employee value programs to attract, motivate, engage and retain top talent.
Stephen was elected as most influential HR leader for 2010 for HR executive magazine in the UK. Also selected as one of the top 10 most influential HR leaders over the 5 years from 2005-2010.
Stephen has served as speaker at many HR conferences and forums on topics such as : Leading the HR team in a shared services environment ; Talent management techniques and tools; serving the senior business team as HR confident; How to be an effective and influential Business partner; How to be an HR consigliere; Building succession planning tools: HR team Measurement and Analytics ; Facilitating People day sessions with line managers.