Shanthi Flynn – Group Chief Human Resources Officer

Shanthi Flynn, Chief Human Resources Officer
Shanthi Flynn

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Member of the Group Executive Committee since March 2016

Shanthi Flynn joined the Adecco Group as Chief Human Resources Officer in March 2016. She completed a Bachelor of Science with joint honours in Physiology and Pharmacology at the University of Manchester in 1986. Upon graduating, she began her professional career at Ford Motor Company in the UK and joined the Boots Company in 1995, where she held positions of increasing responsibility becoming Director of HR for all of Boots International in 2000. In 2003, she joined AS Watson Group in Hong Kong and in 2005 she was promoted to Group International HR Director. After founding her own consulting firm, S Flynn Consulting, in 2006, she became Senior Vice President Human Resources of Walmart Asia, based in Hong Kong. In this role, she led the HR team for Walmart’s Asia retail businesses, which employed close to 150,000 people in more than 800 stores in the region.

Shanthi Flynn is currently a member of the WEF Global Future Councils and is former Chair HR Committee of the American Chamber of Commerce in Hong Kong.

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