Vanessa is Vice President, People and Culture, having joined Bristol in 2007. Vanessa leads the team responsible for Recruiting & Staffing, Training & Development, Employee Engagement, Benefits & Compensation, Corporate Sustainability, Employment Regulations & Best Practices, and Community Outreach. Vanessa also ensures that Bristol remains an Equal Opportunity employer and that our hiring and retention practices focus on Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
As head of Human Resources, Vanessa takes ownership and accountability for Bristol’s people strategy across our global offices. She is devoted to establishing a proactive, inspired and meaningful company culture that connects to our mission of “Connecting with, Versus Controlling People”.
Prior to entering the HR field, Vanessa worked at Unilever in the Research and Development department, an experience she continues to benefit from. While at Unilever, Vanessa managed a large team and was involved in company culture and people initiatives which is where her love of Human Resources started.
Vanessa is a member of the Society for Human Resources Management, Worldat Work, Recognition Professionals International, and the Human Capital Institute.