Dave Gartenberg joins Avanade as Chief Human Resources Officer as company continues to transform its digital workplace and strengthen employee experience
SEATTLE, 02 November 2017
Avanade, today announced that Dave Gartenberg has joined the company as Chief Human Resource Officer (CHRO). As the leading digital innovator, Avanade has 30,000 professionals across the globe and Gartenberg will be responsible for the strategic direction of all aspects of people management, including training and development, performance management and succession planning. With his passion for improving the employee experience, he will also support Avanade in its own journey to exemplify a leading digital workplace.
Gartenberg has over 20 years of experience in HR and organisational effectiveness and was most recently CHRO for Slalom, helping manage significant growth during his tenure. Avanade brings together the world’s largest community of experts on Microsoft-based solutions so Gartenberg will also be tapping into his 13-year experience at Microsoft. As part of his role, Gartenberg will join the company’s Executive Committee.
“Our people play a pivotal role both in Avanade’s own digital transformation and in offering an exceptional client experience,” said Adam Warby, Avanade CEO. “Dave’s strong record in creating excellent employee experiences that foster fresh and bold thinking will help us continue to build on our record of success.”
“I am energised to join such a strong, innovation-driven culture. People are critical to Avanade’s success and I’m looking forward to teaming with the company’s talented and diverse workforce to help drive the company’s priorities forward,” said Dave Gartenberg, Avanade CHRO.
Dave has a BA in Economics and an MBA with a concentration in Organisational Behaviour and Development from George Washington University.