Broadridge Financial Solutions (NYSE:BR) announced today that Maryjo Charbonnier has been appointed Corporate Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer for the company.
She has also been elected a corporate officer of Broadridge and appointed to the company's Executive Committee. Ms. Charbonnier succeeds Richard Berke, who will be retiring in January 2010.
Richard J. Daly, Chief Executive Officer, Broadridge, commented: "I am grateful for the critical role that Richard has played in establishing our HR organization since our spin-off two years ago. We are fortunate to have recruited someone of Maryjo's experience and accomplishments and she has already made significant contributions to Broadridge. We are confident that under her direction, we will continue to be recognized as a leader in our industry and as an employer of choice."
Broadridge has been the recipient of a number of awards worldwide recognizing its workplace leadership. Among its recent honors, Broadridge was recognized for the second year in a row as one of the Best Companies to Work for in New York by The Best Companies Group, and was also named one of Canada's Great Places to Work by the Great Place to Work® Institute Canada. Additionally, Broadridge has also been recognized within India, receiving multiple honors including the Leading HR Practice Award by the Singapore HR Institute (SHRI), Global HR Strategy Award from The Employer Branding Institute Award, and a Certificate of Excellence from the Smart Workplace Awards.
Ms. Charbonnier joined Broadridge in August 2008, from PepsiCo. Previously, she held several senior human resources positions at PepsiCo over a 13 year period, including Vice President, Human Resources, PepsiCo Foods, as well as head HR positions for PepsiCo divisions in Canada and Mexico. During her last role as Vice President of Talent Sustainability, PepsiCo Foods, Ms. Charbonnier led the talent agenda for PepsiCo's largest division based in Purchase, New York. Ms. Charbonnier began her career at Continental Corporation. She earned an MBA from Southern Methodist University, and a BA from Catholic University of Amerf America.