June 10, 2015

HR Industry Veteran China Gorman Joins Globoforce in New Role

June 10, 2015 | Globoforce Press Release

Former CEO of Great Place to Work Institute to chair WorkHuman advisory board

SOUTHBOROUGH, Mass., DUBLIN, Ireland, and ORLANDO, Fla. – June 10, 2015 – Globoforce®, a leading provider of social recognition solutions, today announced at the WorkHuman 2015 conference in Orlando, Florida that China Gorman has joined Globoforce as a consultant and chair of Globoforce’s WorkHuman advisory board. In this role, Gorman will help guide the strategic direction for WorkHuman 2016, a major HR industry conference focused on the future of the human workplace. With more than 25 years in the HR consulting world, Gorman will lead the WorkHuman advisory board, comprised of key HR leaders and influencers who care about company culture and want to help drive the vision of the WorkHuman annual event. In addition to her role on the board, Gorman will serve as a consultant to Globoforce by participating in networking events with high-level HR leaders, partnering on thought leadership opportunities, and encouraging new approaches to social recognition. “We are thrilled that China is joining the Globoforce team to help us further the WorkHuman movement,” said Eric Mosley, CEO of Globoforce. “China is one of the premier voices in HR with a proven track record in elevating the importance of a great workplace. We look forward to partnering with her to build more WorkHuman cultures around the world.” “Globoforce is committed to the workplace of the future. Through their partnerships with their customers and their own employees, I have seen their dedication to the human workplace,” said Gorman. “I am honored to have the opportunity to bring humanity and culture to the forefront of business leaders’ minds.” Gorman has held strategic leadership roles in human capital management for more than 25 years. Gorman is best known for her tenure as CEO of the Great Place to Work Institute, the global consultancy firm dedicated to improving society by helping companies create better workplaces. Prior to Great Place to Work, Gorman was the chief operating officer and interim CEO for SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), the world’s largest professional association for human resource professionals with more than 275,000 members in more than 140 countries. Prior to joining SHRM in 2007, Gorman had tenures as president at two of the largest career transition consultancies – Lee Hecht Harrison, where she also served as chief operating officer, and DBM North America. About Globoforce Globoforce is a leading provider of social recognition solutions, helping companies build strong cultures of engaged employees through the power of thanks. Named one of the Best Workplaces by the Great Place To Work® Institute, Globoforce is trusted by some of the most admired companies in the world to inspire and energize employees and create best places to work. Our award-winning SaaS technology and proven methodologies empower HR and business leaders to take a modern, more strategic approach to recognition programs. What results is measurable business success, qualified by increases in employee engagement, retention, and productivity. The company is the creator of the HR conference WorkHuman, designed to help organizations unlock the power of the human workplace. Globoforce is co-headquartered in Southborough, Massachusetts, and Dublin, Ireland. To learn more:
Contacts: Shweta Agarwal (508) 229-1541 Shweta.Agarwal@globoforce.com
Rachel Vaccari (617) 275 6521 rvaccari@greenough.biz


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