LUXEMBOURG, Oct. 03, 2017 /PRNewswire/ --
Millicom today announced the appointment of Susy Bobenrieth as its Executive Vice President, Chief Human Resources Officer. She assumes the role on 1 November, 2017.
Susy joins Millicom with more than two and a half decades of experience in HR management across emerging and developed markets. Most recently Susy was Vice President HR Latin America at Nike Inc., where she led an organizational transformation and the structuring and implementation of a talent management strategy to support competitive and dynamic business development and growth.
The broad variety of HR functions held by Susy during her time at Nike, including as VP HR Western and Central Europe, Senior HR Director Central Europe, Middle East & Africa, HR Director Commercial, EMEA, and Learning & Development Director, makes her exceptionally well-placed to lead the global HR function at Millicom. Prior to her tenure at Nike, Susy also held various HR functions at American President Lines. Susy holds a Bachelor's Degree in Economics and an Associate Degree in Computer Technology.
Commenting on the appointment, Mauricio Ramos, Millicom's Chief Executive Officer, said: "Susy's strong generalist HR management skills combined with her significant experience in organizational design and talent management will be of great benefit as we continue to focus on developing our people to provide world class execution against our business objectives, and we are delighted to have Susy join the Millicom team."
Susy Bobenrieth added: "The opportunity to join Millicom during a period of transformation is tremendously exciting and I look forward to applying best practices to develop great talent and further strengthen the company's high-performance culture."
For further information, please contact
Vivian Kobeh, Corporate Communications Director
+1-305-476-7352 / +1-305-302-2858
Michel Morin, VP Investor Relations
Mauricio Pinzon, Investor Relations Manager
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