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David Gilbert joins Timex Group
Jun '09
Timex Group B.V. announced the appointment of David Gilbert as Senior Vice President, Human Resources. Mr. Gilbert joined the company and reports directly to Timex Group President and Chief Executive Officer, Hans-Kristian Hoejsgaard.

In his new role with Timex Group, Mr. Gilbert will be asked to leverage his two decades of HR and change management experience to build a world-class global human resources program. He will be responsible for talent development activities and transactional services, as well as optimizing the company's reward and retention programs.

“We are pleased to welcome David to Timex Group as the development of Timex Group's HR infrastructure and capabilities is a top priority.” said Mr. Hoejsgaard. “The alignment of HR strategies with our business objectives is critical to our future success and the ultimate goal of Timex Group becoming an 'employer of choice'.”

Mr. Gilbert joins Timex Group from fashion retailer BCBG Max Azria, where he served in the same capacity. Prior to that, he spent 10 years at Sony BMG Music Entertainment, most recently as Senior Vice President, Human Resources – Global Operations. Before that, he spent eight years at Levi Strauss & Co.

David's extensive experience across all relevant geographies and deep familiarity with Asian and European cultures brings a unique skill-set to the role. He has worked and lived in the Philippines, Taiwan, Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, London and in multiple U.S. locations. David holds a Masters Degree from Brown University and a B.A. from Oberlin College.

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