CHROs Applauded for Their Impact
The National Academy of Human Resources welcomed its 27th Class of Fellows during a ceremony held on Nov. 8 at the J.W. Marriott Essex House in New York.
Named to its Class of 2018 were Lisa Buckingham, executive vice president and chief people, place and brand officer for Lincoln Financial Group; Diane Gherson, chief HR officer at IBM Corp.; Angela S. Lalor, senior vice president of human resources at Danaher Corp.; and Dermot O’Brien, chief transformation officer at ADP. Since its founding in 1992, NAHR has elected 172 individuals as Fellows and 14 individuals as Distinguished Fellows.
In addition to the four honorees, the NAHR recognized Riegel & Emory Human Resources Research Center, part of the Darla Moore School of Business at the University of South Carolina, for its work in helping shape human resource management policy and thinking. Anthony Nyberg, a professor in the Department of Management and the academic director of the Master of Human Resources, accepted the award on behalf of the institution.
“By election to the Academy, the members of the 2018 Class of Fellows and Honored Organization have been acknowledged by their peers as reaching the very highest level of achievement and contribution in the human resource profession,” said John Murabito, newly named chair of the NAHR and executive vice president of human resources and services at CIGNA Corp.