Amee Desjourdy is the chief human resources officer (CHRO) for Hitachi Vantara, responsible for developing our global HR strategy and leading all people-related functions focusing on attracting and retaining a diverse global population of employees who are learning, growing and thriving in an environment where they can do their best work. This includes talent attraction and acquisition, talent development and learning, employee experience and culture, communications, total rewards, HR operations and technology.
Amee is a transformational HR leader with over 25 years of experience in a range of industries including the technology and energy sectors. Desjourdy has a proven record of building high-performing HR teams and developing positive, open and dynamic cultures. She believes closely integrating people strategy with business strategy is key to building an organization that can successfully move through a range of challenges.
Desjourdy most recently served as Chief People Officer at Brightcove, Inc. where she was responsible for leading their global HR organization as well as building and driving a business-focused, data-driven HR strategy during a period of growth and rapid change. She also led the company’s COVID response efforts, established a strong talent function focused on deepening manager and employee capability, and launched a global career development framework.
Prior to Brightcove, Desjourdy was the CHRO for Global Partners LP for five years where she led a multi-channel effort to build culture, improve employee experience, and decrease employee attrition. She was also responsible for leading the successful integration of several acquired companies and formalizing a strategic corporate social responsibility program. Before joining Global Amee held leadership roles with Enel Green Power North America, Digitas and Travelex Global Business Payments. Amee holds a bachelor’s degree in Sociology from University of Massachusetts Amherst.View All Executive Team