Toluna Appoints Mathilde Lelièvre to Chief People Officer

Newly created role will position Toluna as a world-leader in HR practices as the company experiences continued growth.

Toluna, the leading consumer insights provider and parent company of Harris Interactive and KuRunData,announced the appointment of Mathilde Lelièvre to the newly created role of Chief People Officer (CPO). Having experienced rapid growth over the past several years, Toluna has established the role of Chief People Officer to put the company at the forefront of human resources practices and continue to attract, develop, and retain top talent.

Having worked for Toluna for over 17 years—most recently as Chief Operations Officer—Lelièvre has a proven track record of driving team engagement and delivering unrivalled client success. In this new role, she will be responsible for evolving Toluna’s strategy and vision for the HR delivery model, accelerating digital transformation of the function, and leading with a people-centric approach.

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“Toluna’s continued transformation and innovative spirit has been made possible by our incredible people across the globe. Time and time again, Mathilde has proven herself to be an invaluable member of the senior leadership team, and I cannot think of a better person to take the reins as Chief People Officer. Mathilde will ensure we consistently attract, develop, and retain the brightest, most innovative minds in the world while shaping our diverse and inclusive culture,” said Frédéric-Charles Petit, CEO of Toluna.

“I am thrilled to take on this new role of Chief People Officer. This shift from the traditional role of ‘chief human resources officer’ to ‘chief people officer’ is an intentional move that reinforces the fact that people are at the heart of everything we do at Toluna,” said Mathilde Lelièvre, Chief People Officer, Toluna.

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“In this new role, I am committed to making HR an agent of change that shapes the culture within our organization. Toluna already has such an incredible team that strives to be the very best, but we also continuously look for areas where we can improve. Toluna aims to be at the forefront of global HR practices by providing unique employee experiences and a diverse, equal, and inclusive culture that promotes innovation.”

Lelièvre joined Toluna in 2005 as a Vice President of Operations, responsible for managing Toluna’s client services team. Over the past 15+ years, she has been instrumental in driving Toluna’s rapid growth and implementing the company’s global operations strategy, having most recently served as Chief Operating Officer. Lelièvre will be responsible for developing strategies for Toluna’s 1,700+ employees across the globe.

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