Patricia White

Patricia White

Head of Human Resources, Applebee's

New York, United States

Her background

  • Today
    2014
    2011

    Head of Human Resources

    Report to the President of Applebee’s Services, with a strong functional reporting line to DineEquity’s Human Resources Officer. Serve as a key member of the Applebee’s management team and have full responsibility for leading the development and implementation of strategy aligned human resources initiatives, systems and processes across the business unit. Working closely with the DineEquity HR Shared Services team, esponsibilities span all human resources activities and human capital strategies including Compensation and Benefits, Talent Acquisition, Talent Management/ Succession Planning, Organizational Effectiveness, Learning & Development, Employee Relations/Compliance, HR Operations and Change Management. Act as a strategic resource to the Applebee’s Business Unit President and his team and driving world-class functional leadership in developing a business driven and strategically aligned human resources platform.
  • Today
    2011
    2009

    Head of HR, SVP

    Responsible for leading HR function, including compensation, benefits, organizational development, talent acquisition, talent management, succession planning, diversity inclusion, process design, executive coaching, organizational design, employee engagement and employee communications. Focused on developing people vision and strategy to ready organization for rapid domestic and international growth. Led organizational design initiatives when company acquired former parent company, HLTH. Orchestrated organizational design of Health Services private-portal business, redeploying assets to best grow business.
  • Today
    2009
    2007
    Served as executive team member, reporting to the CEO and providing full range of human resources activities for agency, including talent acquisition and management, employee engagement and culture improvements, compensation, executive development and coaching, organization design, employee relations, legal compliance, project management, succession planning and process integration.
  • Today
    2007
    2004

    SVP Human Resources

    +10,000 employees

    Partnered with five Executive Vice Presidents in CitiCards division to align HR processes to support strategic business initiatives, increase efficiencies, facilitate cultural change and drive profitability. Led team of six HR professionals, who supported 1,400 CitiCards Officers representing one-third of cards’ business in 14 sites. Instituted aggressive performance management processes to increase the productivity of the bottom 10% of employees. Coached and developed under-performers to meet standards, move to appropriate role or identify appropriate external opportunity.
  • Today
    2004
    1987

    Director HR & Training

    YUM! Brands (formerly PepsiCo)

    Various progressive operations and human resources roles over 17 years. The last role was as a Director for the western third of the U.S. based operations.

    Partnered with Vice President of Operations for West Territory to increase profitability though maximizing people capability. Provided functional expertise to annual operating plan. Managed and executed people-planning review through aggressive performance management. Responsible for development of mid-level to executive leadership. Implemented targeted development to maximize diversity. Led team of five HR managers, nine training managers and functional staff team supporting 500 corporate operating units and employing 15,000 team members in western third of country.
  • Towson University

    Human Resources Development
    Human Resources
  • Towson University

    Psychology
    Psychology

Her hobbies

Reading Music Movies Wine

About her

A highly accomplished and enterprising TOP HUMAN RESOURCES EXECUTIVE, with extensive experience in building high-performing teams to align with business goals. Coaches leaders to maximize employee strengths and to minimize opportunities. Effectively creates people strategies, which are business- compatible, and implements strategies across a complex global environment to positively impact employee engagement and business results. A forward-thinking leader, who lays the foundation for long-term corporate prosperity.

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Peter Shingleton
  • CEO/Director, New Business, SaladinandManzetti Ltd., Strategic Asset Holdings SA

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