Scott Kelly, currently the CHRO and chief transformation officer, will take on his new role from April 1
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Hitachi has promoted its chief human resource officer, Scott Kelly, as the chief operating officer (COO). The new role will come into effect from April 1.
In addition to assuming the role of COO, Kelly will continue to serve as Hitachi Vantara’s chief transformation officer, leading the company’s enterprise-wide initiatives to drive its global growth strategy.
Kelly has been responsible for all aspects of human resources at Hitachi Vantara, including HR information systems, workforce planning and staffing, total compensation, performance management, management development, leadership succession planning, diversity and advocacy, HR legal compliance, organisation development and management support consulting.
A postgraduate in human resources from the University of Strathclyde, Kelly joined Hitachi in 2005 as VP-HR, Hitachi Data Systems for the EMEA and APAC region.