Infotech Lead Asia: Juniper Networks executive Susan Lovegren has joined Plantronics to head HR functions.
Besides Juniper, where she served as a corporate vice president leading the company’s Global Business Aligned Human Resources team, Susan worked at Agilent technologies and Hewlett-Packard handling HR roles.
As senior vice president of Human Resources at Plantronics, she brings nearly three decades of experience of building HR strategies to support a company’s broad business objectives, focused on aligning human capital capability to drive growth, innovation, and continuous improvement.
“Plantronics has one of the most powerful cultures I have seen in the technology industry, providing the magic that has unified the company during its rich history,” said Lovegren.
Ken Kannappan, president and CEO, Plantronics, said: “Susan will be a strong champion focused on nurturing that dynamic and helping to ensure that our team has the skills necessary to successfully execute our short-term priorities and is prepared for what the future holds.”
Recently, Plantronics said that Ken Kannappan will be taking a temporary medical leave of absence to address a treatable form of cancer.