Yvonne Wolf
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An accomplished human resources leader in the public and private sector with more than 25 years of experience, Yvonne comes to the Association from GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) where she served with Partners In Health, Sierra Leone, West Africa, for whom she produced sustainable change working with leadership to strengthen their human resources systems and practices. Prior to this role, Yvonne served as a GSK global organizational development business lead, where she enabled cultural transformation, facilitated organizational design and executed the HR strategy to rapidly attract, onboard and retain talent in the highly competitive health care field.

She joined GSK through the Novartis Vaccines acquisition as global head of HR for manufacturing and quality, where she led a global HR team across six countries. Yvonne joined Novartis as global head of leadership development and diversity & inclusion, where she collaborated across businesses to develop and launch an award-winning approach to building a leadership pipeline and an inclusive culture.

Before Novartis, Yvonne served as chief people officer for Denny’s Restaurants and held other leadership positions with global companies such as Citigroup, Discovery Communications and Marriott International. She is a compassionate people leader who brings best practice expertise in developing and implementing HR strategy and building organizational capabilities.