SAN JOSE, CA., June 9, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Astreyaa leading managed IT services and technology organization, announces the appointment of Michael Richard as Vice President of Global Human Resources.
Michelle joins Astreya with over 20 years of human resources (HR) and legal experience. His responsibilities will include leading Astreya’s HR Business Partner, Talent Management and Benefits teams.
“It is an exciting time at Astreya as our organization grows and evolves; we recognize that our people are truly our greatest asset. Michelle’s strong leadership skills and background will enable our global human resources business function to stay focused on continuously delivering and delivering high results to support our people,” said Andrea Bendzickpresident of Astreya.
Michelle began her career as an associate lawyer specializing in employment and labor law, constitutional law and appellate law for a prestigious law firm in Birmingham, Alabama. She then transitioned to an in-house counsel position where she provided guidance and counsel to senior and senior executives in human resources, supply chain/logistics, retail operations, supply chain global sourcing/logistics, organizational effectiveness, and Diversity Office functions, among others. .
His career highlights include leading an HR business function of over 750,000 employees at a multi-billion dollar Fortune 5 global company, as well as serving as Vice President of Human Resources for a billion dollar transportation.
Michelle has been a strong employee advocate, effective change leader, and champion of diversity and equality throughout her career. She has demonstrated her effectiveness and advocacy by leading industry-wide diversity initiatives, creating the first-ever affinity groups, collaborating with national organizations, and facilitating best practices for retention and development. recruitment of women. She was featured as one of the best women to watch in transportation in 2019.
Michelle attended the University of Kentucky for his undergraduate studies and obtained his law degree from Samford University Cumberland School of Law.
Astreya is the leading provider of IT solutions for some of the most recognized and innovative organizations in the world. Our journey began in 2001 in the heart of Silicon Valley and reaches thirty-three countries with over 2000+ IT professionals. We enable companies to make better decisions, achieve operational efficiency and gain competitive advantage. The Astreya Advantage is centered on focus and clear vision, world-class talent and innovative technology: creativity is in our DNA. Our dedicated software and service innovation teams bring the best technologies and tools to our customers.
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