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Chief Human Resources Officer

Dermot joined ADP in 2012 and leads the company’s global Human Capital Management (HCM) strategy, with a particular focus on nurturing a high performance and engagement culture.

Since joining ADP, Dermot has been driving the alignment of the company’s people strategy to its business strategy, including reorganizing the business structure and leadership; creating a consistent global center-led service delivery structure within a matrix framework; redefined ADP’s total compensation philosophy and framework to support a strong performance and reward culture while engaging the entire global associate base; experimenting with innovative approaches to leadership assessment, development and impact; working with ADP’s Innovation Lab to develop market-viable enabling technology; and annually increasing the diversity of the organization and leadership.

Prior to this, Dermot served as Executive Vice President and CHRO of Human Resources at TIAA, a Fortune 100 Company, for nine years. During his time at TIAA he was instrumental in leading significant positive shifts in business performance and employee engagement through the design and effective deployment of talent, leadership, reward and inclusion strategies. He also played an important client relationship role.  Earlier in his career, Dermot held several senior HR positions at Merrill Lynch & Co & Morgan Stanley, based in North America, Hong Kong and Japan.

Industry Expertise (3)

Human Resources, Human Capital Management, Talent Management


Dermot holds an undergraduate degree in finance from the Lubin School of Business at Pace University, where he is a frequent guest lecturer.

1 Comment

  1. Hola! I’ve been reading your blog for some time now and finally got the bravery to go ahead and give you a shout out from Austin Tx!
    Just wanted to tell you keep up the good job!

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