Carmen Herrada is a Director at the Stanton Chase Houston office. She partners with organizations to align their people strategy with their business strategies, define the competencies that will support their strategy, and build a purpose-driven culture. She has led and advised on the successful implementation of business transformation initiatives such as digital transformation, M&A, and restructuring and has led and executed the subsequent change management strategy in global organizations.
Carmen acquired extensive global leadership experience in industrial multinationals and private equity backed corporations on four continents. She has held different executive roles in leading manufacturers, working to build companies and teams from scratch in multiple locations, namely Spain, the United Kingdom, Tokyo, Singapore, and Houston.
She joined the leadership advisory business with a broad experience in change management and organizational restructuring. She has blended her trusted adviser experience with her passion, diversity and inclusion, founding and leading the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Council within the Institute of Hispanic Culture of Houston, where she serves as a Board Member. Through the DEI Council, she supports corporations to improve their ESG ratings and D&I index.
Originally from Spain and educated in Belgium, Singapore, and the United States, Carmen has extensive global experience and a keen cultural awareness. She received her BS in economics from the University of Almeria-Spain. She finalized her BA in business administration in Ghent–Belgium and holds an MBA from the University of Brussels. Considering herself a lifetime learner, she completed numerous certifications throughout her career at INSEAD, Wharton, and Michigan State University, always focusing on cross-cultural adaptation and inclusive practices.
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