July 21, 2016 – Executive search firm WinterWyman has recruited George Ravalico as director of talent acquisition of OSRAM Sylvania. Managing director and senior vice president Beverly Morgan led the search. This is the fifth HR leader WinterWyman has recruited for OSRAM. In his new role, Mr. Ravalico is responsible for building, leading and maximizing a strategic, collaborative talent acquisition function to address the critical hiring needs of OSRAM in the Americas.
Mr. Ravalico has a history of building staffing teams and was most recently director of talent acquisition for Dartmouth-Hitchcock, a national leader in patient-centered healthcare. Previously, he served as director of recruitment and retention for Exeter Health Resources after holding senior recruiting and talent acquisition management roles with Comcast, Carat Fusion and Digitas.
OSRAM, based in Munich, is a globally leading lighting manufacturer with a history dating back more than 100 years. Its portfolio ranges from high-tech applications based on semiconductor technology, such as infrared or laser lighting, to smart and connected lighting solutions in buildings and cities. OSRAM has 33,000 employees worldwide.
Headquartered in Waltham, MA, WinterWyman is a boutique search firm and an authority on executive hiring for venture-backed, growth stage and large public companies.
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Ms. Morgan has been an acute resource for top human resources and leadership talent for over 20 years. She has established herself as an advisor and business partner to CEOs, CHROs and VPs who rely on her emotional intelligence in interpreting cultural fit and her understanding of how HR evolves within different industries. Her leadership architecting expertise has contributed to completing over 500 searches for her client roster, including NetScout, Anaqua, Monster, NewStar Financial and Brightcove.
WinterWyman recently placed Jayne Johnson as VP of talent and organizational development at Vertex Pharmaceuticals, a global biotechnology company. Ms. Johnson was VP of talent, learning and organizational development for Keurig Green and chief learning officer for Deloitte.
Contributed by Dale M. Zupsansky, Managing Editor, Hunt Scanlon Media