ANDOVER, Mass., May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Yvette Stortz, Vice President of Global Talent Acquisition & Mobility, at Schneider Electric, was awarded HRO Today's 2016 Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award in the Lifetime Achievement Category in recognition of her recruiting and talent management accomplishments at Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation.
The award was created to recognize an individual leader for innovative practices and excellence in talent acquisition, including work within areas such as employer branding, technology, staff development, engagement and retention, and financial analysis. HRO Today's Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year Award uses an open nomination process; finalists and winners were selected by the HRO Today Editorial Board.
"Over the last 15 years, Yvette has led the transformation of talent acquisition at Schneider Electric and helped in the development of an employee value proposition that represents Schneider Electric's high-performance culture and to earn recognition as one of the world's best places to work," said Olivier Blum, Chief Human Resources Officer at Schneider Electric. "She has helped drive a stronger focus on recruiting top talent worldwide and created global alignment to drive efficiency in Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition & Mobility."
HRO Today provides media, summits and forums that develop professional practices in the areas of corporate responsibility, human resources and financial management.
This year's winners were announced during a special luncheon at the HRO Today Forum North America, which is attended by industry thought leaders, leading service providers, research analysts and industry professionals committed to developing company talent and performance.
To view the full list of Talent Acquisition Leader of the Year award winners, please visit: HRO Today.
About Schneider Electric
Schneider Electric is the global specialist in energy management and automation. With revenues of ~$30 billion in FY2015, our 160,000+ employees serve customers in over 100 countries, helping them to manage their energy and process in ways that are safe, reliable, efficient and sustainable. From the simplest of switches to complex operational systems, our technology, software and services improve the way our customers manage and automate their operations. Our connected technologies reshape industries, transform cities and enrich lives. At Schneider Electric, we call this Life Is On.
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