Seasoned Amazon Executive to Join Snap on July 6, 2021
Snap Inc. (NYSE: SNAP) announced that Darcie Henry will join the company as Chief Human Resources Officer (CHRO) on July 6, 2021, reporting to CEO Evan Spiegel. The appointment follows Snap’s current Chief People Officer Lara Sweet’s decision in March 2021 to retire.
In this role Henry will lead Snap’s talent acquisition and management and total rewards programs, its diversity, equity and inclusion efforts, as well as other functions in support of hiring, retaining and inspiring team members at Snap.
“Darcie’s experience leading large, rapidly growing teams around the world will be a tremendous asset to Snap, and her humble, kind approach is the perfect fit for our culture,” commented Mr. Spiegel. “We are confident that Snap will benefit from her many talents and we can’t wait for her to get started.”
“I’m excited to join such an innovative, growing company and look forward to working with Evan, Bobby and the entire team to help chart Snap’s next phase of growth,” said Henry.
Henry recently served as Amazon’s VP HR, Global Consumer and Operations where she led a team of thousands of HR professionals serving a majority of Amazon’s global workforce. Having grown with Amazon since 1998, Darcie played an integral role in scaling Amazon’s global talent operations, HR systems and people infrastructure.
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