John Hill is Chief Human Resources Officer at Edgewell Personal Care. In this role, he leads the HR function through a strategic agenda that supports the company’s global employees by driving growth, building and developing capabilities, leading through change, nurturing culture, and delivering innovative people solutions.
John brings more than 30 years of business, management, and cross-functional leadership experience to Edgewell. As CHRO, he developed a bold, modern people strategy that empowers Edgewell’s employees to deliver on the corporate strategic plan. In addition, he has streamlined the function to focus on the most value-added aspects of Human Resources such as business partnering, recruitment, onboarding, and career development. Under his leadership, the HR organization supported a world-class response to the COVID-19 pandemic to address the safety and well-being of Edgewell’s people. He deployed proactive, people-first policies that increased employee engagement during one of the toughest times, organizationally, in history.
Prior to this, John served as Vice President of Edgewell’s North America Commercial organization following the separation from Energizer Holdings. As VP North America, he held a multi-category leadership role with functional responsibility for commercial activities, strategic planning, capability building, and process improvement.
He previously held numerous leadership positions of increasing responsibility with Energizer and Schick including Vice President North America, Vice President Global Business Management, Director Global Strategic Planning, and Vice President/General Manager Schick Canada. Earlier in his career, he served in leadership roles with Pfizer, Warner Lambert, and Kraft Foods.
John earned an Honors Bachelor of Commerce in Business Administration and General Management from Queen’s University in Canada.