Tyson joins Zebra with more than 20 years of experience leading best-in-class talent strategies
LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – April 9, 2020 – Zebra Technologies Corporation (NASDAQ: ZBRA), an innovator at the edge of the enterprise with solutions and partners that enable businesses to gain a performance edge, announced the appointment of Holly Tyson as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective April 20. In this role, Ms. Tyson will lead Zebra’s Human Resources (HR) organization, which includes responsibilities for Zebra’s global organizational development, talent acquisition, rewards and benefits, and culture strategies, among other talent-centric responsibilities. She succeeds Mike Terzich who is leaving the organization after a successful 28-year tenure at Zebra holding a multitude of leadership roles across the business, most recently serving as Chief Administrative Officer.
Ms. Tyson joins Zebra with more than 20 years of experience holding global HR leadership roles spanning industries such as retail, logistics and healthcare. Most recently, Ms. Tyson served as CHRO for DICK’S Sporting Goods where she led the overall talent strategy for the company, while ensuring that the culture, practices, policies and operations aligned with the strategic organizational priorities and values of the broader organization.
“Holly brings a unique point of view that will accelerate the great talent work we have been doing to solidify Zebra as a global employer of choice,” said Anders Gustafsson, Chief Executive Officer of Zebra Technologies. “I am confident she will be an outstanding addition to our executive leadership team and drive our talent agenda forward, while doing it in a way that is aligned to the strong Zebra culture.”
Mr. Gustafsson continued, “We are grateful for the many contributions Mike made to Zebra and the influence he’s had in helping evolve the company into the solutions provider we are today. Mike leaves behind a strong legacy as a cultural role model, which has enabled our success in a highly competitive talent market. We wish him the best of luck with his future endeavors.”
“I am excited to join Zebra and contribute to the company’s market leadership position through impactful talent strategies and programs that attract and retain the best talent,” said Ms. Tyson. “It is clear to me that Zebra prioritizes its people and has built an inclusive culture that I’m honored to become a part of and further influence.”
- Zebra has appointed Holly Tyson as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO), effective April 20.
- Tyson will lead Zebra’s Human Resources (HR) organization, which includes responsibilities for Zebra’s global organizational development, talent acquisition, rewards and benefits, and culture strategies, among other talent-centric responsibilities.
- Most recently, she served as CHRO for DICK’S Sporting Goods.
Zebra (NASDAQ: ZBRA) empowers the front line of business in retail/ecommerce, manufacturing, transportation and logistics, healthcare, public sector and other industries to achieve a performance edge. With more than 10,000 partners across 100 countries, we deliver industry-tailored, end-to-end solutions that intelligently connect people, assets and data to help our customers make business-critical decisions. Our market-leading solutions elevate the shopping experience, track and manage inventory as well as improve supply chain efficiency and patient care. In 2019, Zebra ranked #166 on Forbes’ list of the World’s Best Employers, and the company joined the S&P 500 Index. For more information, visit www.zebra.com or sign up for news alerts. Participate in our Your Edge blog and follow us on LinkedIn, Twitter and Facebook.
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