September 23, 2022 – Radnor, PA-based executive search firm Salveson Stetson Group has assisted in the recruitment of Josette Jean-Francois as the new senior director of talent and learning at B. Braun Medical Inc. (U.S.), a leader in infusion therapy and pain management that develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry.
“We recently had the honor of partnering with B. Braun Medical to find their new senior director of talent and learning, and we are pleased to share that Josette Jean-Francois will be joining their team to fill the role,” Salveson Stetson Group said. “She is a skilled talent and learning leader with diverse industry experience including both for- and non-profit organizations. Ms. Jean-Francois has served in increasingly responsible leadership development, change management, and talent development roles throughout her career.”
“Many organizations have been focused on elevating their talent and learning capabilities to support leaders and employees who are eager for professional development,” said Sally Stetson, co-founder. “B. Braun had a strong talent and learning organization but as the company continued to grow, they needed to ensure it met the needs and demands of a changing workforce. Josette has the combination of skill sets and experience needed along with the interpersonal style that allowed her to gain the confidence of the team. She will no doubt be successful.”
Ms. Jean-Francois is a skilled talent and learning leader with diverse industry experience including both for- and non-profit organizations. Most recently, she served with Atlantic Health Systems as director of talent management. Prior to that, she was director of organizational development at New York-Presbyterian Hospital. Earlier in her career, Ms. Jean-Francois worked at Coach, Standard and Poor’s, McGraw-Hill, Brown Brother Harriman, JP Morgan Chase, and UBS in increasingly responsible leadership development, change management, and talent development roles.
B. Braun Medical Inc., a leader in infusion therapy and pain management, develops, manufactures, and markets innovative medical products and services to the healthcare industry. Other key product areas include nutrition, pharmacy admixture, and dialysis. The company is committed to eliminating preventable treatment errors and enhancing patient, clinician, and environmental safety. B. Braun Medical is headquartered in Bethlehem, PA and is part of the B. Braun Group of Companies in the U.S.
Specializing in $200,000-plus salaried positions, Salveson Stetson Group places executives at organizations ranging from Fortune 500 companies to non-profit entities. It is a multi-specialty search firm which places senior executives in a wide range of business positions, including general management, sales, marketing, finance, operations, and human resources. It has several specialty practices in the functional areas of human resources, finance and in specialty practices in the life sciences and wholesale distribution sectors.
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John Salveson and Ms. Stetson are co-founders of the firm. Mr. Salveson brings more than 30 years of experience consulting with a broad range of organizations, including life sciences and pharmaceutical companies, banks, insurance companies, manufacturers, professional service firms, healthcare providers, retailers, service organizations and non-profit institutions. Working closely with senior leadership, Mr. Salveson helps companies define their talent needs and execute creative strategies to recruit and retain that talent. He has expertise in management and organization development consulting. Mr. Salveson also serves as practice leader for the firm’s wholesale distribution specialty practice.
Ms. Stetson has more than two decades of experience as an executive search consultant. She has worked across diverse industries, including life sciences and pharmaceutical, healthcare systems, manufacturing, telecommunications, non-profit, and professional services. She also serves as practice leader for the firm’s human resources specialty practice.
Salveson Stetson Group also recently placed David Howry as the new CHRO for Holt Logistics, a family owned provider of services to marine terminal operators, warehouses and logistics companies. As CHRO, Mr. Howry will act as a partner and advisor to the Holt’s leadership team in the development of human resources programs that support the organization’s business plans and objectives.
Mr. Howry was most recently with Vertex serving in a number of global human resources positions with the company. He previously held human resources roles with a number of global, multi-state, multi-site, private equity-backed and public companies including Modspace, AIG, Ryder System, and Aramark.
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