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Mariel is a senior human resources executive who offers the full spectrum of management experience – from ground floor implementations in early-stage growth companies to large scale, multi-billion dollar public companies.
Her distingished management career includes having played an integral role in the emergence of two iconic American companies: Au Bon Pain and Panera Bread. Both of these service-based businesses became renown for their excellence in human resource management.
Mariel’s expertise in the development of innovative human capital management policy, strategy, and programs is grounded in her diverse industry exposure that includes the technology, manufacturing, and retail sectors. Her track record for performance results has been premised upon defining a concise and consistent framework for corporate decision-making – and fostering open management-employee communication, including conflict resolution as an essential mechanism to building a culture of trust and learning. Her work emphasizes scale-appropriate appraisal and performance-based compensation systems, talent gap assessments, and succession planning along with wage and salary planning that aligns with the business goals and positioning for growth.