Pradheepa Raman

Chief People Officer

Pradheepa Raman is Chief People Officer of GF, a position she was appointed to in 2022. She has global responsibility for the company’s human resource practice areas including talent acquisition, development and retention, creation and delivery of people solutions, total rewards, organizational development and expanding on GF’s culture of innovation, diversity, inclusion and safety.

Prior to joining GF, Ms. Raman was Global Head of Human Resources and Chief Transformation Officer for the Global Tools & Storage business unit of Stanley Black & Decker, where she led a comprehensive effort to deliver a best-in-class employee experience, built organizational resiliency through skills and leadership development, and helped enable business growth and innovation across the business unit. Before holding that position, she was the Chief Talent Officer and led talent acquisition, development and engagement for Stanley Black & Decker’s 60,000 employees and transformed the entire company’s approach to creating a best-in-class employee experience.

Before her career with Stanley Black & Decker, Ms. Raman held senior human resource positions at Samsung Electronics America and Avaya. Ms. Raman began her career as a software developer.

Ms. Raman holds a bachelor’s degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Anna University in Tamil Nadu, India, and a master’s degree in Human Resources Management from Rutgers in New Jersey.