ATLANTA, Nov. 2, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Management consulting firm North Highland announces that Mary Slaughter has joined the firm as Chief People Officer. In this role, Slaughter will oversee training and development, performance management and talent retention.
"Mary brings a deep background in human capital and a passion for developing talent to North Highland. Her strong track record of success in balancing strategic planning with operational excellence will be an asset to our firm as we continue to invest in our people and grow our presence in the coming years," said North Highland CEO Dan Reardon. Slaughter has more than 25 years of successful human resources experience in complex, global organizations. She has led large scale cultural transformation efforts, talent retention and global training operations across several continents, with in-depth experience in the Americas, Asia, Europe and the Middle East. Prior to joining North Highland, Slaughter spent five years as the Chief Talent Officer for SunTrust before moving into the consulting space, engaging with c-suite clients to better align talent strategies and business priorities. "I'm thrilled to join the North Highland team. The firm's vision of 'Unleashing Potential Together' illustrates a focus on relationships and people and I look forward to helping to achieve this vision through further developing our greatest asset - our employee-owners," said Slaughter. In addition to her in-depth human capital knowledge and financial services industry background, Slaughter also brings previous experience in the telecom and technology industries, having served in global sales and human capital leadership roles at Alcatel-Lucent and AT&T.