Eugenio Pirri, Chief people and culture officer, Dorchester Collection
Paul Creber, September 17, 2018
As the chief people and culture officer for the London-based Dorchester Collection, Pirri and his team are responsible for all aspects of human resources, learning and development, employee and guest engagement, innovation, corporate responsibility and The Dorchester Collection Academy Centre, offering learning and development to external audiences globally
In his role he works with all functions in the business to ensure people are the cornerstone of every business decision.
Pirri is a well-rounded professional with a background in people leadership, organisational development, people practices, education, development and operations. He has global experience within diverse cultures and attitudes. He leads the business and change by thoughtfully challenging the status quo, disrupting traditional ways of thinking, showing common ground where needed, and building long-term sustainable people and strategic initiatives.
Pirri has more than 30 years of operations and people resources experience, a proven success record in people management, operational performance, human resources, organisational development, finance, change management, employee relations, grounded in a holistic approach to employee and guest engagement within all constituents of the business. He has knowledge and experience operating and managing in several countries including the United Kingdom, Canada, the United States, France, Italy, Germany, Switzerland and Japan.
He and his team have been awarded several accolades including Distinction in Talent Management by the HR Distinction Awards, Excellence in Employee Engagement from HR in Hospitality and Employee Engagement Company of the Year by the Employee Engagement Awards. Pirri has been recognised as HR Director of the Year and for the past five years has been ranked in the HR Most Influential List by HR magazine.
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