Primark has retained GattiHR for their U.S. Head of Talent Acquisition search. Tom Connolly and Sheila Clarke are leading this search.
Primark is a retail group in the value sector and operates in over 360 stores in 11 Countries: Ireland, the UK, Spain, the Netherlands, Portugal, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Italy, France and the US. Primark employs over 75,000 people worldwide. Primark Stores Ltd is a subsidiary of Associated British Foods (ABF). ABF is a diversified international food, ingredients, and retail group with global sales of £15.4bn, and 133,000 employees in 50 countries. Primark was founded in Dublin in 1969, where the Corporate Headquarters remain today.
In the last year, Primark has opened over 30 stores creating over 8,500 new jobs. Expansion into the Northeast US Created 9 new locations in Boston, MA, King of Prussia, PA, Danbury, CT, Freehold, NJ, Willow Grove, PA, Burlington, MA, Staten Island, NY, Braintree, MA, and Brooklyn, NY, with a 10th store in American Dream, NY scheduled for later in 2019. Primark has eight distribution centers globally and one located in the United States servicing the US Stores. Primark has a strong digital presence creating a phenomenon known as “Primania”
Reporting to the VP of People and Culture/US, the Head of Talent Acquisition will have responsibility for all internal and external recruitment for Primark US. Working in conjunction with the rest of the people and culture team, this person will build the strategy and workforce plan, and ensure the delivery of quality talent across the enterprise. The US Head of TA will also bring subject matter expertise to bear on the recruitment process and metrics, creating a function that is best in class and fits with Primark’s culture
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