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SVP Human Resources and Administration

Location:
Miami, FL
Posted:
April 27, 2020

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AIMEERENÉE LAYTON, MBA

** ** * ** * T R E E T, A P T 2 6 0 9 Miami, FL 33130

305-***-**** adczay@r.postjobfree.com

EXECUTIVE COMPENSATION / HUMAN RESOURCES /DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION CREATING CORPORATE VALUE AND DRIVING ROI THROUGH PEOPLE AND PROCESSES Multi-disciplined, solutions-focused business executive with 20 years of successfully delivering business results and driving ROI in geographically and culturally diverse organizations. A strong leader with a people first philosophy and a proven ability to serve as a strategic business partner and influencer, working collaboratively across all levels of global organizations to achieve exceptional results. A smart, experienced, emotionally intelligent leader with excellent problem-solving skills and the ability to draw intelligent and insightful conclusions and implement system-wide plans for improved performance and enhanced culture. A savvy senior executive with the ability to establish immediate credibility with senior executives, subordinates and frontline employees, frame critical issues, present compelling solutions, and communicate complex ideas concisely and effectively. AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Executive Leadership

Diversity and Inclusion

Board of Directors Support

Strategic Planning

Continuous Process Improvement

Teambuilding / Coaching / Mentoring

Organization and Staff Development

Multicultural/Multinational Experience

Change Management

Employee Engagement

Culture Building

Talent Management

SELECTED PERFORMANCE MILESTONES

Chaired multiple cross functional, post-acquisition, global synergy councils to leverage scale and optimize ROI in the areas of Talent Acquisition, Performance Management, Talent Development, Compensation and Employee Engagement

Developed and led a pay for performance executive compensation transformation initiative for a dual listed, global organization

Led post-acquisition, multi-discipline, cross brand change management initiatives to successful outcome

Established the Global Human Resources department of world's largest travel leisure company from the ground up

Successfully supported and presented to the Board of Directors’ Executive Compensation Committees quarterly

Critical member of a skunkworks team which developed and launched a unique category of cruise travel

Led project teams tasked with implementing global Financial and Human Capital Management systems

Successfully negotiated executive employment and severance agreements in the U.S. and abroad

Developed and implemented results driven Health and Wellness Program driving material reductions in annual medical expense and absenteeism

CAREER PROGRESSION AND ADDITIONAL PERFORMANCE MILESTONES H.I.G. Capital March 2018 - Present

Senior Vice President HR & Administration

Provided strategic thought leadership, practical solutions and a people first approach to executive leadership of a leading global private equity investment firm.

Implemented high value people programs and capabilities across the Talent Management space including Performance Management, Training & Development, Succession Planning and Workforce Planning 2 A I M E E R E N E E L A Y T O N R E S U M E C O N T I N U E D

Successfully standardized, streamlined, enhanced and automated people focused processes across the employee life cycle from Talent Acquisition to Off-boarding

Successfully restructured and up-skilled a global administration organization of over 130 employees resulting in a best-in-class, customer-focused, high-performing team

Led a comprehensive employee culture and engagement program including executing the employee survey, ownership of post survey action plan and facilitating executive town halls

Developed and implemented results driven Health and Wellness Program driving material reductions in annual medical expense and absenteeism

Responsible for the Corporate Real Estate function tasked with successfully opening new offices in Toronto, Sao Paolo and Hong Kong and expanding existing offices in San Francisco, Boston, Miami, New York and London.

Served as a member of the Business Resiliency Steering Committee and the Retirement Plan Investment Committee Carnival Corporation & plc December 2002 – January 2018 Vice President, Global Human Resources December 2012 – January 2018 Provided strategic and business leadership for the global human resources function of the world’s largest travel leisure company. Carnival Corporation & plc is an American-British cruise company with a combined fleet of 102 vessels across 10 cruise line brands.

Member of the Human Resources Leadership Team focused on defining and executing the human capital and business strategies and policies of the organization

Developed and led an executive compensation pay for performance transformation initiative, including the design of unique equity performance programs

Provided strategic HR thought leadership and support to executives in areas of performance management, engagement, compensation, coaching and organizational design

Negotiated executive employment and separation agreements in the U.S. and Europe

Member of skunkworks team which developed and launched a unique category of cruise travel

Partnered with key stakeholders to design and deliver world class external reporting packages to meet both U.S. and U.K. reporting requirements

Founding Member of Global Diversity and Inclusion Council with key relationship across the leading D&I organizations

Designed, implemented and presented best in class reports, materials and presentations in support of the Board of Directors’ Compensation Committees

Member of Steering Committee tasked with overseeing the design, implementation and governance of a global Human Capital Management System

Senior Director, Global Human Resources September 2011- November 2012 Director, Global Human Resources October 2008 – September 2011 Established the Global Human Resources department and strategy in partnership with CHRO. Provided leadership and direct support to CHRO and Executive Team for the Global Human Resources department of Carnival Corporation & plc.

Developed, directed and executed strategic design, communication and administration of various global compensation programs, including annual incentives and long-term equity grants in support of business goals

Established and led cross-functional, global synergy teams in the areas of crew medical, training and development, compensation, recruitment and talent management

Established the first global seagoing metrics report to provide executive leadership with powerful, relevant and consistent benchmark data from which to make strategic and tactical decisions

Provided leadership in the establishment and management of employee pay programs and practices

Developed communication program to socialize policies, practices, and guidelines effectively to all levels of the organization.

Developed metrics, analytics and reporting packages in support of CEO pay for performance decisions

Conducted the first worldwide seagoing compensation benchmarking study

Designed, implemented and led the global annual compensation planning and administration cycles

Provide support consultation to collective bargaining, negotiations and union contract administration A I M E E R E N E E L A Y T O N R E S U M E C O N T I N U E D 3

Monitor and analyze trends and issues related to compensation within the Company and external market to anticipate the business impact and recommend proactive actions

Implemented the first compensation planning tool for the Global Human Resources function Manager, Corporate Strategy August 2005 – September 2008 Provide project management, process improvement, analytical and facilitation expertise to a multidisciplinary portfolio of global synergy initiatives.

Effectively led multiple, simultaneous strategic, operational and/or technology-driven corporate initiatives, both within single business units or functions and across multiple business units or functions

Developed and executed end-to-end project plans, including detailed workplan/timeline development, analytics approach, socialization and implementation planning and support

Led dynamic project teams comprised of other Group Strategy & Operations team members and cross-functional personnel from multiple business units around the world

Designed and executed financial, operational, technological and process-based analyses to support project work

Communicated project status and findings to executive audiences; influencing executive decision-making Manager, Operations Analysis December 2003 – August 2005 Senior Analyst, Operations Analysis December 2002 – November 2003 Provide research, operational and financial analysis and project management capabilities to a variety of functional reviews across multiple organizations in both North America and Europe. IBM, Atlanta GA September 1999 – November 2002

Financial Analyst, Global Services

Provided comprehensive account support to two of the largest Southern region’s outsourcing accounts, which included a portfolio of services such as business consulting, networking services, outsourcing and business continuity. ADDITIONAL PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

EDUCATION

Master of Business Administration (MBA) in Finance Georgia State University J. Mack Robinson College of Business Atlanta, GA

Bachelor of Science (BS)

Clayton State University

Morrow, GA

Korn Ferry, Voices 360 Certification

Miami, FL – September 2016

Gallup, Certified Employee Engagement Champion

Miami, FL – July 2016

High Potential Leadership Program

Harvard Business School

Boston, MA – June 2014

Leadership Development Program

Center for Creative Leadership

Greensboro, NC – 2010

AFFILIATIONS AND OFFICES HELD

Catalyst – Member

Million Women Mentors – Member

Society of Human Resources Management

– Member

Wounded Warrior Project – Advanced

Guard Member

Special Olympics – Volunteer

FORMER BOARD SERVICE

Fleet Maritime Services Bermuda Limited –

Board Member



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