Autodesk Names Carmel Galvin Chief Human Resources Officer
SAN FRANCISCO, February 1, 2018
Autodesk, Inc. today announced Carmel Galvin will join the company as chief human resources officer, effective March 5, 2018. Galvin will head all of Autodesk’s human resources functions including strategy, learning and organizational development, talent acquisition and employee relations. In addition, Galvin will be responsible for overseeing Autodesk’s Corporate Real Estate, Travel, Safety and Security.
Galvin brings 25 years of human resources experience at global companies including Deloitte, Advent Software and MSCI Barra Inc. Most recently, Galvin served as chief human resources officer at Glassdoor.
“Carmel Galvin embodies many of the attributes that are vital to our culture,” said Andrew Anagnost, president and CEO of Autodesk. “She is courageous, drives accountability, and seeks to understand our customers. I’m thrilled to welcome her to my leadership team.”
“I’m excited to join a company that gives anyone the power to make anything and where empowerment is also shared among employees,” said Galvin. “I look forward to sharing my expertise from the information services, tech and finance industries and building upon Autodesk’s reputation as a ‘Great Place to Work’ globally.”
A native of Ireland, Galvin received her bachelor’s degree in political science and business from Trinity College Dublin and master’s degree in Business Studies at the University College Dublin’s Smurfit School of Business.
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