OAK BROOK, IL, February 7, 2019 – Kensington International has placed Stephanie Hasenbos-Case as the new Chief Human Resources Officer for Black & Veatch. Ms. Hasenbos-Case comes to B&V having held positions with Bank of America, H&R Block, Sears Holding and Accenture. Most recently, she was Partner and Global Practice Leader People & Culture and CHRO for Grant Thornton International (GTI) in the United Kingdom.
At GTI, Ms. Hasenbos-Case led numerous strategic global, culture change programs that created behaviors and experiences resulting in increased attraction and revenue. Her award-winning strategies for social mobility and family leave policies have created a more inclusive, agile and flexible work environment leading GTI to be named one of the 50 World’s most attractive global employers’ by Universum Talent Survey, 2017 Employer of the Year award by International Accounting Bulletin and Glassdoor Employees’ Choice Awards winner.
Black & Veatch – a leading global engineering, consulting, and construction company – specializes in infrastructure development in energy, water, telecommunications, and government and environmental markets. The company has a global workforce of 10,000+ employees working in 100+ offices worldwide with projects in more than 100 countries and spanning six continents.
“Stephanie was selected not only for her impressive international experience, but for her proven track record of leading large-scale growth transformations and helping organizations meet their strategic business goals,” said Steve Edwards, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Black & Veatch. “I am confident she will foster an environment that supports Black & Veatch’s global strategies while strengthening our ONE B&V culture, which will allow us to continue to deliver safe, timely results to all our customers.”
The placement of Ms. Hasenbos-Case followed an extensive and thorough internal and external assessment and selection process that attracted a diverse and talented pool of candidates from within Black & Veatch and both inside and outside of the U.S.
“Kensington International is so pleased to have been in a position to recruit and place Stephanie – her overall experience and style will play a key role in ensuring that the business model, human capital base and culture will continue to flourish,” said Brian Clarke, Managing Partner and HR Practice Leader for Kensington International.
Ms. Hasenbos-Case earned a Bachelor of Science in International Business in 1992 and completed graduate MBA courses in Marketing Communications from the University of Notre Dame.
About Kensington International
Founded in 1989, Kensington International’s executive search business has conducted thousands of search engagements for corporate and private equity clients and their portfolio companies. The team has an exceptional track record of recruiting board of directors, CEOs, COOs, CFOs, CHROs as well as other top functional leaders in EPC/Infrastructure, Healthcare, Retail, Industrial/Gas, Oil & Chemicals, Private Equity, Financial Services and Consumer Products. Regardless of investment strategy, company size, industry or location, the firm understands the uniqueness of each assignment. As a result, Kensington works collaboratively with clients to attract, assess and select the best talent for each unique situation.
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