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Women Who Lead: Ellyn Shook

Ellyn Shook is Accenture’s Chief Human Resources Officer, responsible for the company’s talent strategies and people programs that support differentiation and both organic and inorganic growth. In this role she leads a global team of human resources professionals focused on delivering an exceptional employee experience that encompasses recruiting, learning and development, compensation, benefits, equity programs, engagement and retention, and employee relations. She is also a member of Accenture's Global Management Committee.
Ms. Shook serves on the advisory board of Women in Business at Carlson School of Management at the University of Minnesota and the Women's Leadership Board for WAPP at Harvard's Kennedy School. She is a member of the HR50 division of World50, Columbia Cancer Advisory Council and the American Health Policy Institute Board of Governors. She is actively involved as a member of Women in America, the Ellevate Network and the Women’s Forum of New York. A recent article in named Ms. Shook one of the top 10 CHROs.


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