CHICAGO, IL, February 6, 2015 — Patagonia, Inc., founded by Yvon Chouinard in 1973, has scaled the peak of the outdoor apparel and accessories business. The company designs and markets rugged clothing and accessories to mountain climbers, skiers, surfers, as well as other sports enthusiasts and environmentalists who are willing to pay for the Patagonia brand and its environmental ethic. Patagonia has more than 50 retail stores in the US, Europe, and Asia (mostly Japan and Korea). They’re known for their environmentally sustainable initiatives both within the company and the international community.
Hanold Associates has been retained by Patagonia, Inc. for the Chief HR Officer search. Reporting to the CEO, the CHRO will provide strategic leadership and direction of company human resources functions, policies, and processes that help drive growth and maximize achievement of short and long-term business goals. The position is based in Ventura, California at Patagonia’s headquarters.
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Headquartered in Chicago, Hanold Associates is an executive search firm specializing in assignments for human resources, talent acquisition, workforce analytics, total rewards, talent management officers and HR succession projects. Hanold Associates serves clients such as Patagonia, Nike, and Vail Resorts.
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