Sean Cook

SVP, Chief Human Resources Officer

Work

Sean has been leading EDF’s global HR division through its organizational-critical growth transformation. The Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) is a crucial position entrusted to serve as an advisor to the CEO and senior leadership team. His leadership has translated global business strategies into a talent strategy for the organization. It has helped drive a performance-based culture that has the capabilities to change and adapt as the environment and competitive context changes.

Sean believes that for robust growth, an organization needs to build a foundational Human Capital process that enhances the organizational effectiveness and regenerates focus on strategic planning for talent management.

Background

He has worked for several tremendous Hospitality and Retail organizations across the U.S, China, Japan, and India, which has afforded him extensive experience in human resources, operations, finance, talent management, and diversity, all which has provided him a unique ability to see how human capital initiatives affect the entire organization.